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.
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It's full of strange and inexplicable decisions, like the baffling choice to frame the whole series as a story being told by the main character via rap ballad performed in concert in the mid-'90s. It's also one of the coolest things I've seen all year.
A coming-of-age drama anchored in the late '70s Bronx hip-hop and disco scenes, "The Get Down" has a deep respect for the innovations it's portraying-and the pioneers responsible for those breakthroughs...
If the first two episodes of The Get Down left you puzzling over Cadillac and Fat Annie's necessity to its intersecting plots, let it be known that the riddle of their presence will bedevil you still in episodes three and four.