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Critical Mass

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

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AMERICAN SPLENDOR

A JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News A TY BURR Boston Globe A- MIKE CLARK USA Today A+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle B+ TODD McCARTHY Variety A- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer A- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY A CRITICS’ AVERAGE

THE BATTLE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS

— JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News C+ TY BURR Boston Globe — MIKE CLARK USA Today C JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer — RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS’ AVERAGE

FREDDY VS. JASON — JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News — TY BURR Boston Globe C- MIKE CLARK USA Today — JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer — ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS’ AVERAGE

JEEPERS CREEPERS 2

C- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News — TY BURR Boston Globe — MIKE CLARK USA Today — JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer D ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer D RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C- CRITICS’ AVERAGE

MARCI X

C+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News — TY BURR Boston Globe C MIKE CLARK USA Today — JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer — ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail D- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer — RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS’ AVERAGE

THE MEDALLION

D JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News — TY BURR Boston Globe — MIKE CLARK USA Today C+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer D RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald D+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS’ AVERAGE

MY BOSS’S DAUGHTER

— JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News — TY BURR Boston Globe F MIKE CLARK USA Today C- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer — ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety — CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer C RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald F ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY D CRITICS’ AVERAGE

OPEN RANGE

C JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B TY BURR Boston Globe B- MIKE CLARK USA Today B- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle B TODD McCARTHY Variety B- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer C+ RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B- CRITICS’ AVERAGE

THIRTEEN

A- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B TY BURR Boston Globe A MIKE CLARK USA Today B+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety A- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B+ CRITICS’ AVERAGE

UPTOWN GIRLS — JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News D+ TY BURR Boston Globe D MIKE CLARK USA Today C- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle — TODD McCARTHY Variety C- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer D RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald D ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C- CRITICS’ AVERAGE

CRITICAL MASS MOVIE POLL: Grade the movies yourself at ew.com (AOL Keyword: EW)