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Sitcom Earns Perfect Score on Rotten Tomatoes

ABC's Abbott Elementary' will be back for season two

(Newser) - The first season of ABC's Abbott Elementary is now in the books, and the show has earned some bragging rights: It has a perfect 100% score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes , notes People . Not many TV shows can say the same, with Breaking Bad, Bojack Horseman, and Brooklyn 99...

New Nic Cage Movie Scores Rare 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

He plays actor Nick Cage in 'The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent'

(Newser) - Critics definitely haven't loved every Nicolas Cage movie in the last few decades, but they're united in praise for his latest, in which he plays an actor called Nick Cage. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, which one critic calls "the most Nicolas Cage movie ever,"...

We Built You Up, Paddington 2, Only to Tear You Down

Movie that knocked 'Citizen Kane' out of top spot on Rotten Tomatoes gets its first negative review

(Newser) - A bit of redemption this week for Citizen Kane and bad news for its most recent foe, at least according to Rotten Tomatoes. The 1941 classic had claimed the honor of best-reviewed film on the movie review site until April, when a lone bad review emerged, marring its 100% critics...

Paddington 2 Knocks Citizen Kane Off Top Spot

It's now best-reviewed film of all time on Rotten Tomatoes

(Newser) - Is Citizen Kane overrated? A movie reviewer at the Chicago Tribune thought so 80 years ago—and that recently unearthed negative review has knocked Orson Welles' masterpiece off its perch as the best-reviewed movie of all time on Rotten Tomatoes , reports Vanity Fair . That honor now goes to Paddington 2,...

The Last Jedi's Rotten Tomatoes Score Might Be Bogus

'Star Wars' fan claims he made bot accounts on Facebook to churn out bad rankings

(Newser) - Star Wars: The Last Jedi has racked up plenty of favorable reviews en route to a 93% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . But the film's audience rating, currently 55% after more than 124,000 user reviews, isn't nearly as impressive. It may not be that moviegoers don'...

No Other Movie Has 100% Rating With So Many Reviews

'Lady Bird' manages the feat with 170 critics on Rotten Tomatoes

(Newser) - The early reviews of the movie Lady Bird were fantastic, and that track record is holding up in unprecedented fashion. Slate points out that the movie written and directed by Greta Gerwig has just notched a record on Rotten Tomatoes . It had 170 reviews as of Tuesday afternoon and yet...

Comics Fans Want to Shut Down Rotten Tomatoes

They're accusing site of being unfair to DC Universe

(Newser) - Batman v Superman has a Tomatometer score of just 27%, and there are people out there who believe that is the result of a Rotten Tomatoes conspiracy, not the result of the superhero flick being what Chris Klimek at NPR calls a "ponderous, smothering, over-pixelated zeppelin crash of a...

Michael Keaton Takes Flight in Birdman

 Michael Keaton 
 Takes Flight 
 in Birdman 
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Michael Keaton Takes Flight in Birdman

Actor called 'tour de force' in comeback role

(Newser) - Chatter about a Michael Keaton comeback was inevitable when early press started trickling out about Birdman , but he's surpassed expectations and "soars" in the role (as more than one media outlet describes his performance). The surreal movie by Alejandro González Iñárritu, which documents washed-up actor...

Guardians of the Galaxy Is 'Shamelessly' Fun
 Guardians of the Galaxy 
 Is 'Shamelessly' Fun 
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Guardians of the Galaxy Is 'Shamelessly' Fun

Latest Marvel installation

(Newser) - Guardians of the Galaxy—what the AP describes as a "3-D space opera" starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and the voices of Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper—opens today, and reviewers seem happy. As of this writing, 91% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes approve of the Marvel flick, mainly...

Batman Director Defends Fans Upset at Reviews

Christopher Nolan also thinks Limbaugh's theory is 'peculiar'

(Newser) - Christopher Nolan is defending fans irate over negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises. The director says fans are very passionate about the characters. He noted that Batman has been around more than 70 years, so people are attached to the character. While the final piece of Nolan's Dark ...

Rotten Tomatoes Kills Dark Knight Comments

Batman fans freak over bad reviews

(Newser) - Rotten Tomatoes has stopped accepting user comments on Dark Knight Rises reviews after Batman fans unleashed their fury on critics who panned the film. Most reviews of the movie, which opens Friday, have been glowing , but the minority of critics who gave it a thumbs-down have been the target of...

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