Review

Critical Mass

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

BAD BOYS II

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

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS

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

JOHNNY ENGLISH

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

LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY...

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

LEGALLY BLONDE 2

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

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

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

TERMINATOR 3

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

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Originally posted Aug 01, 2003 Published in issue #721 Aug 01, 2003 Order article reprints
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