Review

Critical Mass

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

JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News

-- Blue Car C City of Ghosts D Daddy Day Care B+ Down With Love B+ Identity B The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny -- The Real Cancun B+ The Shape of Things B- X2: X-Men United

TY BURR Boston Globe

A- Blue Car C City of Ghosts C- Daddy Day Care -- Down With Love -- Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie D+ Owning Mahowny -- The Real Cancun -- The Shape of Things B+ X2: X-Men United

MIKE CLARK USA Today

B+ Blue Car C City of Ghosts -- Daddy Day Care -- Down With Love C Identity -- The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny D The Real Cancun -- The Shape of Things C+ X2: X-Men United

JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer

B+ Blue Car B+ City of Ghosts D Daddy Day Care C Down With Love B Identity B The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny F The Real Cancun D The Shape of Things C X2: X-Men United

ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times

B+ Blue Car C City of Ghosts D Daddy Day Care B Down With Love B Identity C- The Lizzie McGuire Movie A- Owning Mahowny C- The Real Cancun A- The Shape of Things B X2: X-Men United

LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail

B- Blue Car -- City of Ghosts D Daddy Day Care -- Down With Love C Identity C The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny F The Real Cancun A- The Shape of Things B X2: X-Men United

MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle

-- Blue Car B- City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care A Down With Love B+ Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie B Owning Mahowny B The Real Cancun C+ The Shape of Things C- X2: X-Men United

TODD McCARTHY Variety

B Blue Car -- City of Ghosts F Daddy Day Care -- Down With Love C+ Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ Owning Mahowny B- The Real Cancun C+ The Shape of Things B- X2: X-Men United

CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer

B Blue Car B- City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care B+ Down With Love -- Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny -- The Real Cancun B- The Shape of Things B X2: X-Men United

RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald

B- Blue Car C+ City of Ghosts -- Daddy Day Care -- Down With Love C+ Identity -- The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- Owning Mahowny C+ The Real Cancun -- The Shape of Things B+ X2: X-Men United

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

A Blue Car A- City of Ghosts D Daddy Day Care B Down With Love B- Identity B+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie A- Owning Mahowny B- The Real Cancun C+ The Shape of Things B+ X2: X-Men United

CRITICS' AVERAGE

B+ Blue Car B- City of Ghosts D+ Daddy Day Care B Down With Love B- Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie B Owning Mahowny C- The Real Cancun B- The Shape of Things B- X2: X-Men United

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Originally posted May 23, 2003 Published in issue #711 May 23, 2003 Order article reprints