Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)

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On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 83% based on 276 reviews, with an average rating of 7.12/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Dark, thrilling, and occasionally quite funny, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is also visually stunning and emotionally satisfying." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 78 out of 100 based on 36 critics, indicating "generally favourable reviews". The film scored an 87 from professional critics at the Broadcast Film Critics Association; it is the first Harry Potter film to receive a Critic's Choice certificate. On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of "A-" on an A+ to F scale.

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Avengers: Infinity War

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The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 85% with an average score of 7.63/10, based on 447 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Avengers: Infinity War ably juggles a dizzying array of MCU heroes in the fight against their gravest threat yet, and the result is a thrilling, emotionally resonant blockbuster that (mostly) realizes its gargantuan ambitions." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 68 out of 100 based on 53 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

John Wick (film)

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The review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a score of 87% based on 211 reviews, and an average rating of 6.95/10. Its critical consensus reads, "Stylish, thrilling, and giddily kinetic, John Wick serves as a satisfying return to action for Keanu Reeves – and what looks like it could be the first of a franchise." Metacritic, another review aggregator, assigned the film a weighted average score of 68 out of 100, based on reviews from 40 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". CinemaScore reported that audiences gave the film a "B" grade, on an A+ to F scale.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

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Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 28% of 226 critics gave the film a positive review, with a rating average of 4.69/10. The site's general consensus is that "The Twilight Saga s second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, relentlessly downcast tone, and excessive length." On Metacritic, which assigns a weighted mean rating out of 100 reviews from film critics, the film has a rating score of 44 based on 32 reviews. Audiences polled by Cinemascore gave the film a "A-" grade.

Toy Story 4

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On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 97% based on 408 reviews, with an average rating of 8.39/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Heartwarming, funny, and beautifully animated, Toy Story 4 manages the unlikely feat of extending – and perhaps concluding – a practically perfect animated saga." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 84 out of 100 based on 57 critics, indicating "universal acclaim." Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, while those at PostTrak gave it an overall positive score of 89% and a 75% "definite recommend."

Fifty Shades of Grey (film)

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According to ticket-selling site Fandango, Fifty Shades of Grey is the fastest-selling R-rated title in the site's 15-year history, surpassing Sex and the City 2. It also had the biggest first week of ticket sales on Fandango for a non-sequel film, surpassing 2012's The Hunger Games. It is fourth overall on Fandango's list of top advance ticket sales behind The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, and The Hunger Games. The demand prompted US theater owners to add new showtimes.

Black Panther (film)

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The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports an approval rating of 97% with an average score of 8.28/10, based on 487 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories — and introducing some of its most fully realized characters.", it was the best-reviewed live-action superhero film on the site, beating The Dark Knight (2008) and Iron Man (both 94%). Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 88 out of 100, based on 55 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an 84% approval rating with an average score of 7.26/10, based on 395 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 action-packed plot, dazzling visuals, and irreverent humor add up to a sequel that's almost as fun—if not quite as thrillingly fresh—as its predecessor." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 67 out of 100, based on 47 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, while PostTrak reported filmgoers gave it a 93% overall positive score and a 77% "definite recommend".

Cock and Bull (film)

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Frozen (2013 film)

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The review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 90% of critics gave the film a positive review based on 241 reviews, with an average rating of 7.69/10. The site's critical consensus reads: "Beautifully animated, smartly written, and stocked with singalong songs, Frozen adds another worthy entry to the Disney canon." Metacritic, which determines a rating out of 100 from the reviews of mainstream critics, calculated a score of 74 based on 43 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews." CinemaScore gave Frozen an "A+" on an A+ to F scale, based on polls conducted during the opening weekend.

Avengers: Endgame

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The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 94% with an average score of 8.3/10, based on 486 reviews. The website's critics consensus reads, "Exciting, entertaining, and emotionally impactful, Avengers: Endgame does whatever it takes to deliver a satisfying finale to Marvel's epic Infinity Saga." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 78 out of 100 based on 57 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

To Save a Life

Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 35% rating based on 17 reviews. Metacritic currently has its score listed as 19%. Marjorie Baumgarten of the Austin Chronicle gave the film a negative review, saying, "To Save a Life is a well-meaning but ineptly made message movie..." Melissa Anderson of The Village Voice said, "For all its initial attempts to soften its religiosity... To Save a Life is about as subtle as this closing credit: 'The producers would like to thank: GOD.'" Andy Webster of The New York Times said, "The film would be a mere nuisance if not for its shameless exploitation of school shootings to advance its agenda." Other reviewers were more supportive of the film.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 28% based on 410 reviews, with an average rating of 4.9/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice smothers a potentially powerful story – and some of America's most iconic superheroes – in a grim whirlwind of effects-driven action." Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average to critics' reviews, gave the film an average score of 44 out of 100, based on 51 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale.

Aberration (film)

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Shazam! (film)

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At the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 90% based on 385 reviews, with an average rating of 7.28/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "An effortlessly entertaining blend of humor and heart, Shazam! is a superhero movie that never forgets the genre's real power: joyous wish fulfillment." On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 70 out of 100, based on 53 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews." Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, while those at PostTrak gave it an overall positive score of 83% and a 61% "definite recommend."

Thor: Ragnarok

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The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 93% approval rating with an average score of 7.58/10, based on 402 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise—and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 74 out of 100 based on 51 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)

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On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 78% based on 250 reviews, with an average rating of 6.9/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "It's not easy to take the longest Harry Potter book and streamline it into the shortest HP movie, but director David Yates does a bang up job of it, creating an Order of the Phoenix that's entertaining and action-packed." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 71 out of 100, based on 37 critics, indicating "generally favourable reviews" On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of "A–" on an A+ to F scale. Roger Ebert gave the film 2.5 of 4 stars saying "Harry no longer has much joy."

Coldwater (film)

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While most of the 100 critical reviews logged on IMDB praise the film, Rotten Tomatoes scored it 62% 'fresh' based on 20 critics, with Metacritic assigning a score of 45/100 based on 13 critics. In both cases, negative reviews from a small minority of 'top critics' counted for most of the score, and they focused exclusively on the film's violence, teenage anti-hero theme, and dark, tragic tone: The New York Times Top critic Jeannette Catsoulis nearly got apoplexy, finding Coldwater "Punishing" and "Proceeding in a tone of unrelieved misery ... full of scenes of unremitting brutality and sadism, as the thuggish guards set about transforming their charges into model citizens."

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Fallen Kingdom holds an approval rating of 48% based on 408 reviews, with an average rating of 5.45/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom adds another set piece-packed entry to the blockbuster franchise, although genuinely thrilling moments are in increasingly short supply." On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 51 out of 100, based on 59 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A−" on an A+ to F scale, while PostTrak reported filmgoers gave it an 82% overall positive score.

It Chapter Two

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On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 62% based on 346 reviews, with an average rating of 6.09/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "It: Chapter Two proves bigger doesn't always mean scarier for horror sequels, but a fine cast and faithful approach to the source material keep this follow-up afloat." On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, the film has a score of 58 out of 100, based on 52 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews." Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on an A+ to F scale, the same as the first film, while those at PostTrak gave it an overall positive score of 76% and a 56% "definite recommend."

Ender's Game (film)

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Variety included the film in its list of the "Hollywood's Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013" On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Ender's Game had a score of 61% based on 212 reviews as of May 2019, with an average rating of 6.08/10. The critical consensus states: "If it isn't quite as thought-provoking as the book, Ender's Game still manages to offer a commendable number of well-acted, solidly written sci-fi thrills." On Metacritic, as of May 2019, the film had a score of 51 out of 100 based on 39 critics indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film a grade B+.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, Solo has an approval rating of 70% based on 460 reviews, with an average rating of 6.42/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "A flawed yet fun and fast-paced space adventure, Solo: A Star Wars Story should satisfy newcomers to the saga as well as longtime fans who check their expectations at the theater door." On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 62 out of 100, based on reviews from 54 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

The Lion King (2019 film)

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On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 53% based on 386 reviews, and an average rating of 6/10. The website's critical consensus reads: "While it can take pride in its visual achievements, The Lion King is a by-the-numbers retelling that lacks the energy and heart that made the original so beloved – though for some fans that may just be enough." Metacritic gave the film a weighted average score of 55 out of 100, based on 53 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, while those at PostTrak gave it an average four out of five stars.

Women in Refrigerators

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Greg Dean Schmitz – creator of UpcomingMovies.com, AKA Greg's Previews, and columnist for Fandango and Rotten Tomatoes. Gail Simone - author of several comic books including Birds of Prey for DC Comics and Marvel's Deadpool. Comic book death. The Hawkeye Initiative. Portrayal of women in American comics. The Refrigerator Monologues. Redshirt (stock character). Stuffed into the fridge TVTropes.org's look into the trope.