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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"As a tragic ending it is by far the most heartbreaking witnessed in the 60 years of the Venice Film Festival. The young Russian star of The Return, the favourite to lift the Golden Lion award tomorrow, drowned in an accident with haunting echoes of the film itself.
After filming finished 15-year-old Vladimir Garin was dared by friends to jump into a lake from the top of a tower on which the film's opening sequence was shot. He plunged to his death."
Despite the daughter's beliefs that nobody is different and everyone is insignificant, Elena sacrifices her conscience to save her grandson. Little does she realize that saving him from physical danger does not protect him from a kind of war he is already a part of.
Some things I've learned about Woody Allen after watching this movie, Midnight in Paris, and Annie Hall: He likes the color yellow, romance languages, rain, psychology, scenery, nostalgia, omniscient narration, and satire.
The mirrors, the sounds of fluttering wings, the black, the white, the mesmerizing paranoia... The enigma of the ballerina and the fall from innocence... It was so beautiful I felt as if someone had just stabbed me in the gut.
This movie is the first to show me that a film doesn't necessarily have to follow a plot. Sometimes, movies are just meant to show something. The purpose of this film, as I gather it, is to demonstrate the wandering qualities of children and their somewhat aloof regard towards mayhem. Children emit a sense of lightness, as does a balloon. Flight is freedom.