Review

Critical Mass

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

Biker Boyz

-- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News C MIKE CLARK USA Today C- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle C- TODD McCARTHY Variety -- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

Chicago

A- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News A MIKE CLARK USA Today A- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post B+ LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle B TODD McCARTHY Variety B+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer A- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY A- CRITICS' AVERAGE

Deliver Us From Eva

B- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News C 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 B MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety -- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

Final Destination 2

-- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News -- MIKE CLARK USA Today C JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer D+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post D LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety C+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald D+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C- CRITICS' AVERAGE

The Guru

-- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News C+ MIKE CLARK USA Today -- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post B LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety -- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

The Hours

A- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News A- MIKE CLARK USA Today B+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A- RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post A- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle B TODD McCARTHY Variety B CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

C JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News C- MIKE CLARK USA Today D JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer D- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety C+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

The Pianist

A- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News A- MIKE CLARK USA Today B JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post A LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle B- TODD McCARTHY Variety B+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B+ RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY A- CRITICS' AVERAGE

The Recruit

-- JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News C MIKE CLARK USA Today B JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B RITA KEMPLEY Washington Post -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety B CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B- CRITICS' AVERAGE

Shanghai Knights

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 -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail D- MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety B CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B- CRITICS' AVERAGE

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Originally posted Feb 21, 2003 Published in issue #696-697 Feb 21, 2003 Order article reprints