‘Paddington 2’ No Longer Perfect On Rotten Tomatoes After Negative Review

‘Paddington 2’ No Longer Perfect On Rotten Tomatoes After Negative Review
How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless critic. While no one will compare the 2017 comedy Paddington 2 to Shakespeare’s King Lear, the film recently suffered its own version of the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, as its Rotten Tomatoes rating was dinged by a lone negative critic crying in the wilderness.

The backstory: Orson Welles’ 1941 classic Citizen Kane was once the 100% rated champion of Rotten Tomatoes. However, some crank added a negative review from 80 years ago, lowering its score to 99% on the website.

That made Paddington 2 the most positively reviewed film, with 245 reviewers praising it. But now, Paddington 2 has also had a negative review added, lowering it from a perfect 100%.

The assassin of its reputation was critic Eddie Harrison of film-authority.com who gave the film a 2 out of 5. Harrison’s take: “This is not my Paddington Bear, but a sinister,
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