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Here Are The Most Overrated And Underrated Movies Of All Time

Ben Moore | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Ben Moore

After grabbing the data for over 2,500 films, here's an overview of the critic and audience scores with some notable outliers labelled.

These Movies Are So Terrible, They Got A Big Fat Zero On Rotten Tomatoes

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Even great actors have embarrassing movies on their resumes. Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe and Eva Marie Saint are among some of the latest performers ...

The Good, the Bad and the Box Office Hit -- Why Marketing Matters in Hollywood

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.25.2013 | Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

To many of us in this generation, Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight is one of the best films ever.

The Best-Reviewed Movies Of 2013 Might Surprise You

Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

During the final four months of 2013, Hollywood studios will release films that stand the greatest chance at winning year-end glory from critics and a...

The Pop-Culture History Of The Tomato, From The Stage To The Simpsons

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Michael Y. Park The tomato may be a relative newcomer to the wider world's dining table, but there's no denying that the spherical fruit...or is it v...

Man of Steel: A Mach 10 Win Worldwide

Darryl Woodard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

A favorite song can be like a favorite film. One can listen to a favorite song and seemingly never tire of listening to it. Just like one can watch a favorite film, and seemingly never tire of watching it.

100 Percent Perfect

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Universal praise is a rare thing, and perhaps no one knows that better than filmmakers, who are subjected to criticism at almost every turn. That mean...

When Movies Aren't Audience-Friendly

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You know what an audience-friendly film is. It tells a story that engages you about characters you can like and root for. Yet those films -- movies that seek to tell a story that uplifts or inspires -- often get short shrift from critics for that reason alone.

Why Embargo Movie Critics' Reviews?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why would a movie studio try to stop critics from reviewing movies? It's called a review embargo -- and it seems a little self-explanatory. But still, I'd like to take this opportunity to discuss a little movie-critic inside-baseball stuff. Perhaps we can get a larger discussion going.

Ryan Gosling Is Mortified By Towel

Posted 02.24.2013 | Celebrity

Ryan Gosling may be one of Hollywood's most desirable men, but that doesn't mean the "Gangster Squad" star isn't sometimes embarrassed by his own supe...

Congress' Still Terrible Approval Ratings Explained Through Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Nico Lang | Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy
Nico Lang

Here are some movies on the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes that received either the same approval rating as Congress, or somehow got better reviews than our chief legislative body.

The Dark Knight Shootings: 'All It Takes Is a Little Push'

William Bradley | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

This is a culture with too much anger, too little reflection, and too many guns. Hopefully, this time around will be different.

Real Violence vs. My 'Death Threats'

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unlike negative reactions to my review of The Dark Knight Rises this week, actual news happened last night in the form of a tragedy, when someone walked into a suburban Denver multiplex and killed at least a dozen people.

A Rotten Tomatoes For Books?

Posted 07.13.2012 | Books

Could iDreamBooks, a new review aggregation site, be the Rotten Tomatoes for books? Determining what to read can be tricky, and we each have our go...

Is 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' The Worst Reviewed Best Picture Nominee Ever?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

The review collection site, Rotten Tomatoes, was launched in 1999, and has since become a go-to site for film criticism. And in the last ten years, no...

Movie review: Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Perhaps I'm not qualified to write about Sleeping Beauty, the debut film from Australian director Julia Leigh. I am, after all, a middle-aged man. An...

'Jack And Jill' Earns 0 Percent On Rotten Tomatoes

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Another day, another film to earn that most coveted of titles -- the 0 percent Rotten Tomatoes score. "Jack and Jill," the latest Adam Sandler comedy ...

What's Wrong With Rotten Tomatoes?

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Rise of the Planet of the Apes sailed into the weekend with 80-plus percent positive rating from Rotten Tomatoes, while The Change-Up could only manage a positive rating in the low 20s.

Crazy Smurf Aliens: How Did The Critics Score The Week's Films?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.29.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — While the "Cowboys & Aliens" are busy fighting each other, they're not exactly winning the battle with critics. The big-budget ge...

How The 'Harry Potter' Movies Succeeded Where The Books Failed

The Atlantic | Posted 09.12.2011 | Books

Seven years ago, the Harry Potter series seemed like it was going to be hard to put on screen. Rowling's books were long, endlessly complicated, and f...

Jennifer Love Hewitt: Worst Actress In Hollywood?

Posted 08.08.2011 | Entertainment

She stole hearts in "Can't Hardly Wait" and even showed the knack to talk with ghosts on CBS, but when it comes to awards an actress doesn't want to w...

Movie Studio To Buy Rotten Tomatoes

AP | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Warner Bros. says it will buy Flixster, a movie-discovery service on millions of smartphones, and the movie-review site Rotten Tomatoes...

Blue Valentine: Reviewing the Reviewers

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I did not go see Blue Valentine with the goal of writing a review. My exasperation was brought on by my belief that the reviewers of this film missed some of the film's real messages.

Congressional Approval Numbers Still Ahead of That Adam Sandler Flick

Tim Siedell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

The 111th Congress is still ranked slightly ahead of Saw 3D, while enjoying a comfortable cushion over the Adam Sandler buddy movie, Grown Ups. That's good news for America.

Did Tarantino Steal 'Reservoir Dogs' From An 80's Hong Kong Action Flick? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Warning: Tarantino lovers are about to have their world turned upside down. As part of Rotten Tomatoes' "Homage Or Stealing?" series, Tarantino's debu...