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 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 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

THE BIG BOUNCE

C+ JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News D+ TY BURR Boston Globe B MIKE CLARK USA Today C- JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail D MICK LASALLE San Francisco Chronicle C+ TODD McCARTHY Variety C CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer -- 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

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

-- JAMI BERNARD N.Y. Daily News D TY BURR Boston Globe D+ MIKE CLARK USA Today D JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer C+ 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 -- 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

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

THE PERFECT SCORE

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

Originally posted Feb 13, 2004 Published in issue #751 Feb 13, 2004 Order article reprints