Rotten Tomatoesâ¿¢ Announces 2012 Golden Tomato Award Winners; Argo, Directed By Ben Affleck, Wins In Wide Release
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotten Tomatoes™, the web's leading aggregator of reviews from top movie critics, today announced the recipients of its annual Golden Tomato Awards - honoring the best-reviewed films of 2012 according to critics ( entire list follows).
The Golden Tomato for the best-reviewed wide release of 2012 is presented to Warner Bros. Pictures' Argo. According to the Tomatometer, which measures the percentage of positive reviews from Rotten Tomatoes™ critics, Argo received a 96% positive rating based on 253 reviews. Jafar Panahi's documentary This is Not a Film is presented the Golden Tomato Award for best-reviewed film in limited release. This is Not a Film received a 99% positive rating based on a total of 146 reviews.
Argo director/ star Ben Affleck will appear with Rotten Tomatoes' Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity and Senior Editor Grae Drake on a special Golden Tomato Awards edition of SiriusXM's live, call-in Rotten Tomatoes™ Radio show airing today from 6:00 – 7:00 pm ET on SiriusXM Stars Too (channel 104).
Atchity comments, "For the first time ever, the Golden Tomato celebration extends to the satellite radio airwaves. Movie fans should tune in to hear a special interview with Ben Affleck as we discuss his critically acclaimed film Argo, the year in Tomatometer scores and which films were fresh or rotten. We encourage movie lovers everywhere to seek out any of the films on this list that they haven't yet had a chance to watch. Among them are some great titles that may not be in the spotlight during Oscar season, but won over critics throughout the year."The Rotten Tomatoes™ Radio Golden Tomato Awards show will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smart phones and other mobile devices, or online at siriusxm.com.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV