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"Get Out" Won't Have A 100% Rating On Rotten Tomatoes Ever Again

*Jay Z voice* I got 99 problems and a certain film critic is definitely, maybe, probably one of them.

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Fact: Jordan Peele's Get Out is one of the best-reviewed films of 2017. The thriller sits at a very impressive 99% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Peele's directorial debut recently crossed the oh-so-coveted $100 million mark at the domestic box office too.

National Review's Armond White described Get Out in the headline of his review as the "return of the get-whitey movie."

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In the piece, White critiqued Peele by comparing him to former president Barack Obama, saying that the film "exploits racial discomfort," and asserting that the characters of Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and Rod (Lil Rel Howery) "are not complex beings," instead describing them as "attitudes."


The movie still sits at 99% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, even though tons of other glowing reviews have since come in: It now has more than 200 fresh reviews to the one rotten one. But it'll never get back to 100%.

"We round to the nearest whole number, with two exceptions," a representative for Rotten Tomatoes told BuzzFeed News. "We don't round up to 100%, and we don't round down to 0%. We reserve those absolutes for movies where every single review is fresh or every single review is rotten."