24 January, 2008

Golden Tomato Awards

AP:

""Ratatouille" and "Once" warmed the hearts of moviegoers and critics alike — and now, they've taken top honours in the ninth annual Golden Tomato Awards.

The Golden Tomato Awards pay tribute to the best-reviewed films of the previous year as determined by the Web site RottenTomatoes.com, which compiles reviews from print, online and broadcast film critics to measure the percentage of favourable critiques.


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Ratatouille," the animated gem about a rat with unexpected culinary skills, earned a 96 percent ranking on the site's Tomatometer. The Irish romance "Once," which won for best limited release film and best musical, scored 98 percent.

"Atonement" scored the Golden Tomato for romance.

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The Bourne Ultimatum" won in the action/adventure category.

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Juno" was the best comedy.

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No Country for Old Men" the best thriller.

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Away From Her" was named best drama.

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Sicko" won best documentary.

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Grindhouse" was the top horror flick.

"H
arry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" took a Tomato for science-fiction/fantasy.

"Enchanted" won best family film.

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The Lives of Others" was the top foreign film.

The Mouldy Tomato — awarded to the worst-reviewed film of the year — was thrown at "Because I Said So." "

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"Hot Fuzz" won for the UK and "Ten Canoes" for Aus.

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