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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.

About a Boy

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 A ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B+ RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail — TODD McCARTHY Variety A- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer A- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY A- CRITICS’ AVERAGE

The Believer

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

Changing Lanes

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass] B+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] B [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] — [TODD McCARTHY Variety] B- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

Murder by Numbers

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

The New Guy

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

The Scorpion King

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

Spider-Man

A- [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] B [RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post] A- [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]

Star Wars: Episode II…

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

Unfaithful

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

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