Suspicious reviews for a new release?

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Anybody else find these just a little suspicious?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3226786/reviews


All 10/10 (except one), all one-offs, and many using similar descriptors.

https://www.imdb.com/user/ur68929464/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93509799/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur69400467/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur40435403/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93513645/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93502277/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93613034/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93495712/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93460685/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93437916/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93624023/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93614232/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93592749/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93532170/

Even funnier, the only anomalous review is just pasting the same line across several movies — that all remaining 2018 releases are "stupid."

https://www.imdb.com/user/ur93729428/

All these reviews do is make me question the validity of the user rating (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3226786/ratings) for the title, and the user opinions in general. I mean, one has only to look at the sheer volume of votes and glowing reviews on the bulk of Frank D'Angelo's directorial works to know stacking is alive and well.
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Vincent Fournols

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At least, one thing for sure : the rating is not the average of the marks given by the contributors. It is mixed and weighed by/with mysterious ingredients.

For the rest, Col Needham will probably refer to the FAQ page on ratings...
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Add for History...

Bigger  (2018) 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3226786/ratings

486 IMDb users have given a weighted average vote of 8.0 / 10
Rating .......... Votes
10 ...  87.7% ... 426
09 ....  2.3%  .... 11
08 ....  1.6%  ..... 8
07 ....  0.6%  ..... 3
06 ....  0.8%  ..... 4
05 ..................... 0
04 ....  1.4%  ..... 7
03 ....  0.4%  ..... 2
02 ....  0.4%  ..... 2
01 ....  4.7%  .... 23

Arithmetic mean = 9.3   Median = 10

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https://www.imdb.com/search/title?title_type=feature&num_votes=500000,
Most Popular Feature Films With At Least 500,000 Votes 
173 titles    
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https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/track-movies-tv/faq-for-imdb-ratings/G67Y87TFYYP6TWAV#
FAQ for IMDb Ratings

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Yes Col will
All we can say.............
Col suggested I post this. Give it a Like and please do comment there. Thanks
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/add-a-new-sort-order-of-review-length-to-user-reviews