How the Tomatometer Works

From reading quotes by studio execs, you'd think Rotten Tomatoes was solely responsible for the film industries struggles — unless the film earns a "fresh" rating. For a simple review aggregate site, Rotten Tomatoes takes a lot of flack. But what seems like just adding averaging positive and negative reviews isn't quite so simple. Vox looks at how the websites rankings are actually calculated.

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