Movies

Critical Mass

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

ALONG CAME POLLY

C JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- 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 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

BIG FISH

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

CHASING LIBERTY

D JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe C- 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 C+ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN

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

COLD MOUNTAIN

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

THE COMPANY

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

DISNEY'S TEACHER'S PET

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

HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG

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

TORQUE

-- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News -- TY BURR Boston Globe D+ 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 -- RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C CRITICS' AVERAGE

WIN A DATE WITH TAD HAMILTON

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

Originally posted Feb 06, 2004 Published in issue #749-750 Feb 06, 2004 Order article reprints