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Critical Mass

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

Big Fat Liar

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

Crossroads

C+ [EW READERS www.ew.com.criticalmass] – [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] F [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] D [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] D [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Dragonfly

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

40 Days and 40 Nights

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

Hart’s War

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

John Q.

B [EW READERS www.ew.com.criticalmass] C- [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] C+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] D [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]

Monster’s Ball

B+ [EW READERS 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]

Queen of the Damned

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

Rollerball

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

We Were Soldiers

A- [EW READERS 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] – [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]