“Argo” Honored by Rotten Tomatoes’ Golden Tomato Awards


0  Updated at 3:18 am, January 25th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — There was nothing rotten about the reviews for Argo in 2012.

The Ben Affleck-directed thriller was the best-reviewed wide release of the year, according the website Rotten Tomatoes, which announced the winners of its Golden Tomato Awards on Thursday.

The site, which compiles reviews from movie critics, says Argo received a 96 percent positive rating based on 253 reviews.

The James Bond film Skyfall was the most well-received action/adventure movie, and Bernie was the highest-rated comedy.

The worst-reviewed movie: the Eddie Murphy comedy A Thousand Words, which has a rating of 0 percent.

Here are all of the Golden Tomato Award winners, along with their rating on Rotten Tomatoes:

Wide Release
Argo (96%)

Limited Release

This Is Not a Film (99%)

Skyfall (92%)

The Secret World of Arrietty (94%)

Bernie (91%)

Marvel’s The Avengers (92%)

The Invisible War (100%)

Coriolanus (94%)

This Is Not a Film (99%)

The Cabin in the Woods (92%)

Moonrise Kingdom (94%)

Looper (93%)

Argo (96%)

Top Australian Release
The Sapphires (93%)

Top United Kingdom Release
Skyfall (92%)

Moldy Tomato (worst-reviewed)
A Thousand Words (0%)

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