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Critical Mass

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Here’s how a sampling of critics and movie audiences from across the country grade 10 current releases.

All the Pretty Horses

— EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass B- JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News C- MIKE CLARK USA Today C+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety C+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer C+ RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald D+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS’ AVERAGE

Cast Away

A- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News]A- [MIKE CLARK USA Today]A- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]A- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]A- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]A- [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]A- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

A [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DA+ [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News]A [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]A [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]A [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]A [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]A- [TODD McCARTHY Variety]A [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]A- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]A [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Emperor’s New Groove

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]B+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]B+ [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] — [TODD McCARTHY Variety]C- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Family Man

D- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]C+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]D- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Miss Congeniality

C [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D — [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]C [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]C [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

A- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News]C+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]C+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]A- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]B [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]D [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]F [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Quills

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB- [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News]B+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]A- [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]B [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]B [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]A- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

What Women Want

B- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB+ [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]B [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B+ [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

You Can Count on Me

A- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB+ [JAMI BERNARD New York Daily News]A [MIKE CLARK USA Today]A+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]A [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]A- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]A [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]B+ [TODD McCARTHY Variety]A- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]A [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]A [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Critical Mass Movie Poll: Grade the movies yourself at http://www.ew.com (AOL Keyword: EW)