Martin Scorsese on the set of Silence

Martin Scorsese has expressed a strong dislike for Rotten Tomatoes, saying that the movie review aggregator site is hostile to filmmakers and fails to qualify as proper film criticism. Despite the fact that some films’ Rotten Tomatoes scores are way off the mark, the site has grown massively in prominence recently. Studies have even proven that the site succeeds in influencing moviegoers.

Due to this rise in the website’s status, Rotten Tomatoes has become a regular talking point in the online film fan community. The site’s aggregated ratings have become a fixture in the news cycle: recently, news of Blade Runner 2049 being “certified fresh” ...

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