As is too often the case, this week’s batch of new DVDs is a battle for the title of Crappiest Waste of Time. And the (dis)-honor goes to Beyonce’s Obsessed. I know nothing about Obsessed, but a quick reading of its mini-reviews suggests that it might hit that mythical region of “so-bad-it’s-good”.
The Mutant Chronicles – Average Tier 2.74
In the 28th century 4 large corporations control different parts of the globe and are at war with one another over the world’s resources. At least until their war unearths and ancient mechanical evil. (doctor 7) The Mutant Chronicles @ Amazon
Race to Witch Mountain – Average Tier 3.18
A UFO expert enlists the help of a cabbie to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans Race to Witch Mountain @ Amazon
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh – Average Tier 2.56
Based on Michael Chabon’s novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh @ Amazon