Paddington Bear Responds to Overtaking Citizen Kane on Rotten Tomatoes

citizen KaneWidely considered to be the biggest film made by critics and film lovers, the review aggregation website has fallen below its full 100% score to 99% on Rotten Tomatoes. This is in part due to a new, but rather cynical, review written 80 years ago. Paddington 2, On the other hand, released in 2017, still sits proudly at the top of the list with a perfect 100% score. And now Orsen has surpassed the Wales Classic.

Rotten Tomatoes keeps track of all reviews counted for each film and calculates the percentage of positive reviews, which means, in theory, Paddington 2 Never received negative reviews from a certified reviewer. The news has apparently bounced back to the film’s star, Paddington Bayer, who has taken to Twitter to post his response:

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“I hope Mr. Ken doesn’t get too upset when he hears that I’ve outgrown him with rotten tomatoes.

In typical Paddington fashion, they may have slightly misplaced the wrong end of the stick but still show it with their famous grace and warmth. Also with comment Paddington 2 The director Paul king, Which assures fans that he will not let it all go to his head. He told this to the Hollywood Reporter.

“It is lovely to join any list that includes citizen Kane, But this is clearly a unique list that resembles this citizen Kane As for Paddington 2, so I’ll try not to take it too seriously. I won’t let it go over my head too much and immediately build my Xanadu. But I am cooking a model just in case. “

citizen Kane Is an American drama film released for the first time in 1941. It is a film directed by Orton Wells, produced by Herman J. The screenplay is also co-written with Mankiewicz. The film has received fairly positive reviews since its release and has been voted No. 1 in the ‘British Film Institute site and critics’ sound polls 5 times in a row, as well as ‘American Film Institute’s 100 Years … 100’ The films topped the list, both in the original 1998 version, as well as updated in 2007.

The film details efforts by a group of journalists to understand the meaning of the word ‘Rosebud’, the last words uttered by Charles Foster Kane, a wealthy media tycoon with political aspirations. As the twisty story unfolds, the audience is given a fascinating insight into life and the meteoric rise of the fictional Mogul himself played by Wells. Despite this universal acclaim, the above review, originally published in the Chicago Tribune, and reportedly dug up by rotten tomato employees, was not afraid to go against the grain.

“You’ve heard a lot about this picture and I see through the advertisements that some experts believe it to be ‘the greatest movie ever made.” Not me. “

It states it clearly. Admitting its interesting enough to be a ‘museum piece’, the critic was clearly not impressed with the overall product as the rest of the collective world seems to be.

“It’s different. In fact, it’s bizarre enough to become a museum piece. But its sacrifice from simplicity to eccentricity robs it of distinction and general entertainment value.”

Paddington 2However, it seems that there are no such inhibitors. Live-action animated hybrid comedy sequel Paddington(2014) in Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capali, and Hugh Grant in live-action roles and Ben Whiswa as the voice of Paddington. It is based on the beloved stories of Paddington Bears made by Michael Bond. The film’s success has inspired a second sequel’s green-lighting that has now officially begun development.

To be fair, Paddington 2 is not the only film with a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it shares space with some special class Maltese Falcon(1941), Frankenstein (1931) and 12 hot men (1957) as well as some new entries including Disney / Pixar toy Story (1995) and Toy story 2 (1999). Twitter is still awaiting Woody or Buzz’s response. You can read more from Paul King in The Hollywood Reporter.

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