Review

Critical Mass

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

ALEX & EMMA

B+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News D TY BURR Boston Globe D MIKE CLARK USA Today C- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer D+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle D- TODD McCARTHY Variety C- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer D RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald D+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C- CRITICS' AVERAGE

CHARLIE'S ANGELS...

B JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B TY BURR Boston Globe D MIKE CLARK USA Today C JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer -- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety C- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

FINDING NEMO

A- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News A- TY BURR Boston Globe A MIKE CLARK USA Today A JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B 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

THE HULK

B JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News C TY BURR Boston Globe C MIKE CLARK USA Today B+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety C+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer C- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

LEGALLY BLONDE 2...

C+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News C+ TY BURR Boston Globe -- MIKE CLARK USA Today B- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer -- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- 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 B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

SINBAD...

C- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News C TY BURR Boston Globe B MIKE CLARK USA Today D JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer -- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle C TODD McCARTHY Variety C CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer C+ RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

SWIMMING POOL

-- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News A TY BURR Boston Globe B MIKE CLARK USA Today -- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer -- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety -- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B CRITICS' AVERAGE

T3: RISE OF THE MACHINES

B+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe B- MIKE CLARK USA Today B JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer -- ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times -- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle B TODD McCARTHY Variety C CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B- CRITICS' AVERAGE

28 DAYS LATER

D JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B+ TY BURR Boston Globe B MIKE CLARK USA Today B+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail B MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle -- TODD McCARTHY Variety B CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer A- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B CRITICS' AVERAGE

WHALE RIDER

B+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B+ TY BURR Boston Globe -- MIKE CLARK USA Today A JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer A+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times A- LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail C+ MICK LaSALLE San Francisco Chronicle A- TODD McCARTHY Variety A- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

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Originally posted Jul 18, 2003 Published in issue #719 Jul 18, 2003 Order article reprints