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Old 08-03-2012, 05:03 PM   #48
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Default Re: Is Rotten Tomatoes overrated?

Originally Posted by -p.tiddy-
I like RT...I have found that the audience ratings are more in line with how I feel...but those are generally in the same area as the critics.

there are exceptions though...

Underworld Awakening
Critics: 27%
Audience: 62%

this is a type of movie that is suppose to be just raw action and stupid fun and would be impossible to get a monster score from critics, it isn't an Oscar type movie, but it doesn't try to be...

but the audience went into the movie understanding that it isn't trying to be a masterpiece, and it hit their it scored high with them, and they are the only ones that really matter.

The audience seems to lack respect for gritty genre pieces.


Look at the audience meter for 48 Hrs.

And look at the meter for tired and repetitive Rush Hour 3:

That's why I say the audience can go **** themselves.
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