The Movie Blog points out that RATATOUILLE scored a 96% critical approval rating on the Rotten Tomatoes website – the highest of any widely released film last year. Other genre titles to rank in the Wide Release category were ENCHANTED (#9) and ZODIAC (#10).
The top reviewed horror films were:
The top reviewed sci-fi/fantasy films were:
- HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
- WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY (huh?)
The numbers are a bit depressing. One expects audiences to sometimes embrace glossy but hollow films like HARRY POTTER, but critics should show a little more discernment. GRINDHOUSE is a misstep, and THE MIST is pretty much a disaster. If that were the best the genre cold do, it would be time to call it quits.