Movies

Critical Mass

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

BEYOND BORDERS

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

IN THE CUT

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

INTOLERABLE CRUELTY

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

KILL BILL -- VOL. 1

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

MYSTIC RIVER

A- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News B+ TY BURR Boston Globe B+ 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 A- TODD McCARTHY Variety A CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer A RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY A- CRITICS' AVERAGE

RADIO

D JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe C MIKE CLARK USA Today -- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B- 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 C RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald C+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

RUNAWAY JURY

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

SCARY MOVIE 3

C+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe B- 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 C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety -- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C+ CRITICS' AVERAGE

SYLVIA

-- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe B MIKE CLARK USA Today A 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 B- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B CRITICS' AVERAGE

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE

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

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Originally posted Nov 07, 2003 Published in issue #736 Nov 07, 2003 Order article reprints