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 -- City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care D Down With Love B+ Identity B+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie B The Matrix Reloaded B- The Shape of Things B+ Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United B-

TY BURR Boston Globe

Blue Car A- City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care C- Down With Love B+ Identity -- The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things C+ Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United B+

MIKE CLARK USA Today

Blue Car B+ City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care B- Down With Love B- Identity C The Lizzie McGuire Movie D The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things -- Sweet Sixteen B X2: X-Men United C+

JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer

Blue Car B+ City of Ghosts B+ Daddy Day Care D Down With Love C Identity B The Lizzie McGuire Movie B The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things D Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United C

ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times

Blue Car B+ City of Ghosts C Daddy Day Care D Down With Love B Identity B The Lizzie McGuire Movie C- The Matrix Reloaded B+ The Shape of Things A- Sweet Sixteen B+ X2: X-Men United B

LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail

Blue Car B- City of Ghosts -- Daddy Day Care D Down With Love -- Identity C The Lizzie McGuire Movie C The Matrix Reloaded B+ The Shape of Things A- Sweet Sixteen B- X2: X-Men United B

MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle

Blue Car B City of Ghosts B- Daddy Day Care C Down With Love A Identity B+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ The Matrix Reloaded B- The Shape of Things C+ Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United C-

TODD McCARTHY Variety

Blue Car B City of Ghosts -- Daddy Day Care F Down With Love -- Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ The Matrix Reloaded B- The Shape of Things C+ Sweet Sixteen A X2: X-Men United B-

CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer

Blue Car B City of Ghosts B- Daddy Day Care C Down With Love B+ Identity -- The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things B- Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United B

RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald

Blue Car B- City of Ghosts C+ Daddy Day Care D Down With Love C Identity C+ The Lizzie McGuire Movie -- The Matrix Reloaded C+ The Shape of Things B Sweet Sixteen -- X2: X-Men United B+

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Blue Car A City of Ghosts A- Daddy Day Care D Down With Love B Identity B- The Lizzie McGuire Movie B+ The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things C+ Sweet Sixteen B+ X2: X-Men United B+

CRITICS' AVERAGE

Blue Car B+ City of Ghosts B- Daddy Day Care D+ Down With Love B Identity B- The Lizzie McGuire Movie C+ The Matrix Reloaded B The Shape of Things B- Sweet Sixteen B+ X2: X-Men United B-

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

Originally posted May 30, 2003 Published in issue #712 May 30, 2003 Order article reprints
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