The critics on this week's new movies.

The critics on this week's new movies.

The critics on this week's new movies.

Highlights from the week in criticism.
May 2 2005 12:28 PM

Two Thumbs Sideways

Critics are mixed on whether to pick up this Hitchhiker.

In the most recent audio-only Summary Judgment, writer Mark Jordan Legan tells us how the critics feel about three new movie releases: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,the long-awaited film version of a comic sci-fi classic; Ladies in Lavender,starring Dames Maggie Smith and Judi Dench; and XXX: State of the Union, a sequel with Ice Cube stepping in for Vin Diesel.

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