Just wondering if Sky Satellite customers who subscribe to the Cinema package, can they rate the movies similar to how Netflix users can or is the Sky movie star rating derived by another method ?
Never had Sky Satellite hence the reason for my question.
No, as far as I know the ratings come from Rotten Tomatoes in some way. However I'm not sure how they get converted into a star rating. I like RT's percent ratings, and the fact they separate out critics from users (same with IMDB) and would much rather see those displayed rather than the star rating - presumably a 2 star rating could be anything from 21% (unlikely to bother with) to 40% (worth a shot if it interests).
Of course you have to make your own mind up at the end of the day but with so many movies to choose from on the cinema pass a good rating system does help (and Netflix have some pretty sophisticated recommendation algorithms going on behind the scenes ehich makes their ability to rate movies yourself worth doing).
Welcome to the forum.
Unfortunately NOW TV doesn't allow you to rate movies yourself. I agree the star system they use isn't very useful, I'd prefer to see ratings derived from IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes.
I think a lot of the Now ratings are on the ball. Some one/two stars though are so bad they are good. 😄