The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and
television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality
for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews
that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for
limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
A two-part visit to "Antarctica: The End of the Earth." Part 1 examines how the continent has been shaped by its prevailing wind, "The Katabatic." Narrator Joseph Campanella describes it as "the Antarctic's overlord---a ruler so merciless that nothing escapes its reach." Animals that must cope with the 200-mph winds include seals (Antarctica's only full-time residents, one of which is seen giving birth) and snow petrels, sea birds that "commute" 500 miles to inland nests. Also: scientists find disturbing evidence of global warming.