The following DVDs will be released Tuesday:
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS (20th Century Fox, rated PG, $29.98) ** Not as eye-gougingly awful as expected, this live-action version is simply mediocre and immediately forgettable.
Extras: behind-the-scenes featurettes, music
PG (vulgarity, violence, mild profanity) Jeff Vice, Deseret Morning News
THE CUTTING EDGE: CHASING THE DREAM (20th Century Fox, rated PG-13, $29.98) A popular figure skater injures his partner and is forced to find a new one. It follows in the footsteps of "The Cutting Edge," a movie about an unlikely skating pair chasing the Olympic gold.
Extras: making of the movie, deleted scenes
PG-13 (some sexual references
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (Paramount Home Entertainment, rated R, $29.99) *** Tim Burton's sometimes-gory adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical is bloody good fun. Johnny Depp stars.
Available one or two discs. Among extras on two discs: the real history of Sweeney Todd, Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, Sweeney's London.
R (violence, gore, profanity, vulgarity, nude art) Jeff Vice, Deseret Morning News
WHAT LOVE IS (Sony Home Entertainment, rated R, $24.96) A romantic comedy about a man who finds the true nature of love when he wants to propose to his girlfriend on Valentine's Day. Cuba Gooding Jr., Sean Astin, Anne Heche start.
Extras: commentary with writer/director, scenes from making the movie
R (language, graphic sexual dialogue, erotic dancing)
Some of the upcoming DVD releases include:
April 8: Lions for Lambs Fox/MGM
April 8: The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Sony
April 22: Charlie Wilson's War Universal
April 22: The Savages Fox
April 29: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Disney/Miramax
April 29: The Golden Compass New Line
April 29: Moondance Alexander Fox
April 29: 27 Dresses Fox
May 6: Over Her Dead Body New Line
May 13: The Great Debaters Genius/Weinstein
May 20: National Treasure: Book of Secrets Disney
May 27: Rambo Lionsgate