Review

Critical Mass

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

Anger Management

C 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 B- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C- 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

DysFunKtional Family

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

The Good Thief

B+ [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] 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] B- [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]

Levity

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

A Man Apart

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

Man Without a Past

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

Phone Booth

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

Raising Victor Vargas

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

What a Girl Wants

D [JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News] -- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] B- [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] D [TODD McCARTHY Variety] C [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] -- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C [CRITICS' AVERAGE]

XX/XY

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

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

Originally posted Apr 25, 2003 Published in issue #706-707 Apr 25, 2003 Order article reprints
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