80-year-old review wrecks Citizen Kane’s 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

80-year-old review wrecks Citizen Kane’s 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

The Guardian

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The critics’ aggregator site has recently added a demurring 1941 write-up that wishes the Orson Welles film ‘let a little sunshine in’

An 80-year-old pseudonymous review appears to have wrecked Citizen Kane’s 100% rating on reviews aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes.

A Twitter user pointed out the change in Citizen Kane’s rating, due to the addition of a negative review from 1941. It is not clear exactly when the change happened, but website Boing Boing suggested it must have been between 25 February and 15 April, after comparing archived screenshots.

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