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%
THE KING’S SPEECH-96%
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:
LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS-51%
FOR COLORED GIRLS-32%