RottenTomatoes Honors Best-Reviewed Films of 200722 Jan, 2008 By: John Latchem
Ratatouille/i>, out from Disney, received best wide release and best animation.
Right on the heels of the Oscar nominations, RottenTomatoes.com announced the winners of the ninth annual Golden Tomato Awards, given to the top-reviewed films in 17 categories.
RottenTomatoes.com gives each film a score of “rotten” or “fresh” based on a compilation of critics' reviews; 60% positive or above is considered fresh.
Almost all the winners are on DVD or have been announced for release.
Ratatouille, available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, earned best wide release and best animation with a 96% score.
Once, from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, earned best limited release and best musical with a 98% score.
Not yet announced for DVD are best comedy Juno (93%) and best romance Atonement (82%).
The Moldy Tomato, for the worst-reviewed movie of 2007, went to Because I Said So, with 5%. The DVD is available from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Other winners on DVD:
Action Adventure: The Bourne Ultimatum (93%), Universal, available now on DVD and HD DVD
Australian Film: Ten Canoes (98%), Palm Pictures, available now
Documentary: Sicko (93%), Genius/Weinstein, available now
Drama: Away From Her (95%), Lionsgate, available now
Foreign Language: The Lives of Others (94%), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, available now on DVD and Blu-ray
Horror: Grindhouse (81%), Genius Products and The Weinstein Co., available separately as Planet Terror and Death Proof.
Kids/Family: Enchanted (93%), Disney, March 18
Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (77%), Warner Home Video, available now on DVD, Blu-ray and HD DVD
Thriller: No Country for Old Men (95%), Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
U.K. Release: Hot Fuzz (89%), Universal, available now on DVD and HD DVD