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.
Perhaps the new direction appeals to wider audience and is more to the liking of technological optimists, but it also threaten to turn the series into a predictable and irrelevant product. I hope Booker recovers his teeth. [Full Review in Spanish]
If the show wants to position itself as entirely of the moment, it has more work to do in meeting its viewers where they are, at a place where concern over what we're doing to each other extends beyond implanted brain-modification technologies.
Black Mirror has wowed viewers with its Twilight Zone-esque stories of parallel universes and make-believe societies - but Season 4's "U.S.S. Callister" episode of the Netflix series strikes an uncomfortably prescient chord.
This season is again a masterpiece of dark, flashy foreboding and Brooker has lost nothing, except possibly any shred of hope for the future of humanity, as he again plumbs the deepest concerns of our modern age.