Ratatouille is critics’ top pick for 2007


MUMBAI: Rotten Tomatoes, the online movie site that aggregates critics’ reviews, tossed out its ninth annual Golden Tomato Awards on Monday, hailing Ratatouille as its best-reviewed wide-release movie of 2007.
The Disney/Pixar cartoon scored a 96 per cent approval rating on the site’s Tomatometer. At the other end of the scale Because I Said So, starring Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore, earned the Moldy Tomato Award, with an approval rating of five per cent.
Sorting through the year’s releases in various categories, Rotten Tomatoes offered best of breed citations to Once, The Bourne Ultimatum, Juno, Away From Her, Grindhouse, Enchanted, Atonement, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Sicko, The Lives of Others , No Country for Old Men, Hot Fuzz and Ten Canoes.