Rotten

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It’s Sunday night and I’m a bit bored so surfed my way over to Rotten Tomatoes and I was suprised with what I found.

Rotten Tomatoes is celebrating its 8th Annual Golden Tomato Awards, which basically means the website has a list of the top reviewed movies of the year.

The best reviewed film (wide release) of 2006, according to Rotten Tomatoes, was Casino Royale with a 95% approval rating. Don’t get me wrong, I liked Casion Royale, but best film of the year? Come on. How did Casino Royale get a better rating than The Departed; or Borat; or The Descent; or V for Vendetta. I guess its all relative considering Talladega Nights got better reviews then Babel. It kind of makes you lose faith in the whole system, doesn’t it?

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One response to “Rotten

  • mangold

    yeah, but you’ve gotta take into account expectations and also the overall film rating, which can differ from the percent quite a bit. i mean, for babel to get a good review it’s got to push the envelope, for talladega nights to get a good review it has to only be mildly funny.

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