The best: ‘Ratatouille,’ ‘Once’ take top honors in Golden Tomato Awards

| | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0)

‘‘Ratatouille’’ and ‘‘Once’’ warmed the hearts of moviegoers and critics alike — and now, they’ve taken top honors 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, which compiles reviews from print, online and broadcast film critics to measure the percentage of favorable critiques.

‘‘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. ‘‘The Bourne Ultimatum’’ won in the action/adventure category, ‘‘Juno’’ was the best comedy and ‘‘No Country for Old Men’’ the best thriller.

‘‘Away From Her’’ was named best drama, ‘‘Sicko’’ won best documentary and ‘‘Grindhouse’’ was the top horror flick. ‘‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’’ took a Tomato for science-fiction/fantasy and ‘‘Enchanted’’ won best family film. ‘‘The Lives of Others was the top foreign film.

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


0 TrackBacks

Listed below are links to blogs that reference this entry: The best: ‘Ratatouille,’ ‘Once’ take top honors in Golden Tomato Awards.

TrackBack URL for this entry:

Leave a comment

Type the characters you see in the picture above.

Awards calendar

Your complete calendar of upcoming entertainment awards shows and other related events! To mark your calendar, click here.

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Thomas Conner published on January 21, 2008 11:01 AM.

Grammys petition urges WGA to let show go on was the previous entry in this blog.

The worst: Lohan, Murphy lead nominations for Razzies is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.