Review

Critical Mass

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

Agent Cody Banks

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

Bend It Like Beckham

B- [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] -- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] -- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [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] A- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B+ [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B+ [CRITICS' AVERAGE]

Bringing Down the House

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

Cradle 2 the Grave

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

The Hunted

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

Irreversible

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

Laurel Canyon

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

Old School

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

Tears of the Sun

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

Willard

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

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

Originally posted Mar 28, 2003 Published in issue #702 Mar 28, 2003 Order article reprints
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