The problem with reading movie reviews is that you always have to be leery of biases. Certain critics like specific actors or specific genres of films. Perhaps their interests are not in line with your own. To combat this issue, RottenTomatoes.com rates movies based on every critic review they can find for any given film. By aggregating the opinions of hundreds of reviews, Rotten Tomatoes is able to minimize bias while providing valuable information. Currently the tomatometer is reporting a 73% for Over the Hedge, a 70% for Mission Impossible III, and an impressive 90% for United 93.
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