ROTTEN TOMATOES BEST REVIEWED LIST

Rotten Tomatoes announced their best reviewed movies of the year. They compile reviews, score them and give a percentage of how well it was reviewed. TOY STORY 3 was  #1 with 99% of the 247 people reviewing. THE SOCIAL NETWORK was #2 at 97%. Here are some other Oscar contenders and their scores:

THE SOCIAL NETWORK-97%
INSIDE JOB-97%
THE KING’S SPEECH-96%
TRUE GRIT-95%
BLUE VALENTINE-94%
127 HOURS-93%
THE FIGHTER-89%
ANOTHER YEAR-89%
BLACK SWAN-87%
RABBIT HOLE-85%

The magic number seems to be 86% for a Best Picture qualification. No film has been under that number and gone on to win.  Just to put it in perspective LITTLE FOCKERS is at 10%.

Some movies that were thought to be contenders and their scores:

FAIR GAME-80%
SOMEWHERE-76%
SECRETARIAT-62%
LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS-51%
HEREAFTER-48%
BURLESQUE-37%
FOR COLORED GIRLS-32%
THE TOURIST-21%

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