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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.

Ali

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

Amelie

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

A Beautiful Mind

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

Black Hawk Down

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

Crossroads

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

Gosford Park

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

I Am Sam

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

In the Bedroom

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass] A- [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] A- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] A [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] A [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] A [RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post] – [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]

Iris

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

John Q.

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

The Lord of the Rings…

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

Monster’s Ball

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