| Original Score: 2/5
A silly, contrived film.
Elba and Larter are actually pretty good. Beyonce, through, strikes one note throughout.
Don't think that exploiting female paranoia and the promise of Knowles throwing punches is enough to make up for your unabashed B-movie hitting the skids at the halfway point.
| Original Score: 2/6
As far as the crazy-stalker-chick genre goes, Obsessed isn't horrible. It's just intensely simple-minded.
Spends much time spinning its wheels and making auds practically beg for an explanation to all the madness and obsession.
If the producers had done their work properly on Obsessed, I would not now be wishing I could reclaim the two hours I wasted on this tepid, sexless, thrill-free melodrama.
| Original Score: 1/4
Great-looking actors, glossy locations and a knock-down, drag-out girlfight still don't make Obsessed anything more than a predictable and tawdry Fatal Attraction-style guilty pleasure.
| Original Score: 2/4
Obsessed takes far too long to get cooking, and it works so hard at not being exploitation that it loses sight of its reasons for existing in the first place.
One doesn't expect a movie of this type to be plausible, but this one stretches the plausibility factor past the snapping point to the unintentional-laughter point.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Obsessed, is short on dimension and subtlety, but it turns into a mess believable enough to keep us invested.
| Original Score: 3/5
Until Beyonce and Ali Larter duke it out at the climax, this is one dull film.
Obsessed is a safe, dull morality play. The most that can be said on its behalf is that, unlike Fatal Attraction, no bunnies were boiled in the picture.
Obsessed dutifully revises the 'blank from hell' genre which gave the world ridiculous, misogynist thrillers in the mid-1980s and early 1990s.
This biracial entry in the psycho-bitch stalker sweepstakes is inept and stupid but not without its base pleasures.
Obsessed makes an inadvertent argument for the monastery.
| Original Score: D
I'd call this stenchcloud 'Fatal Attraction meets The Temp,' but that would insult those movies.
| Original Score: 0/4
More like Delayed Frustration than Fatal Attraction.
| Original Score: 1/5
Obsessed, a clanking, low-rent imitation of Fatal Attraction, lacks both the original film's imagination and moral ambiguity.
| Original Score: 1/5
Whoever thought remaking Fatal Attraction as a PG-13 thriller was a good idea earns much of the blame for this laughably arch dud.
It's doubtful that Obsessed will stick in the popular imagination for more than two weeks, because the movie is borderline ludicrous, and it jams its characters into rigid slots.
| Original Score: C