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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 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

Changing Lanes

B- [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]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]

ENOUGH

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

INSOMNIA

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

The New Guy

– [EW READERS 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 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 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]

Spirit: Stallion of the…

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

Star Wars: Episode II…

A- [EW READERS 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 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]

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