By EW Staff
Updated October 25, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT

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

Barbershop

A- EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass B JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News 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 B- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B CRITICS’ AVERAGE

Below

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

Brown Sugar

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

Knockaround Guys

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

Punch-Drunk Love

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

Red Dragon

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass] B [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] B [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] D [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] B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Sweet Home Alabama

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass] — [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] C [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B- [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] C- [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]

Swept Away

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

The Transporter

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

White Oleander

— [EW READERS http://www.ew.com.criticalmass] B [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] D [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] C [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] B [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] B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

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

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