“Pacific Rim: Uprising” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.

I once watched an episode of “Judge Judy” where she admonished a woman for not reading the fine print before signing a contract. Sawyer Valentini (Claire Foy) in “Unsane” could have used the same advice.

Not that Sawyer is without issues. She was forced to move away from her hometown of Boston after an incident with a stalker. While she may be physically free of him, she is not mentally free of him. She still has flashes where she sees his face. These flashes come at inopportune times, like just as she is about to get into some love making with a random stranger.

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“The Strangers: Prey at Night” and “Sherlock Gnomes” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.

Those of us who know Lara Croft from previous “Tomb Raider” movies and the popular video game series most likely remember certain key aspects about her: the British accent, the pony tail, the money and the mansion, as well as her acrobatic abilities, well-honed fighting skills, and prowess with wielding dual pistols. As played by Alicia Vikander in this version of “Tomb Raider,” all she has is the British accent. The rest she needs to work on. Even the pony tail.

Director Roar Uthaug’s movie takes us back before Lara Croft became the one we all know. This is an origin story that begins with Lara getting pummeled in a boxing ring by an opponent, stealing an apple because she can’t afford anything to eat, and getting arrested because she crashes into a police car during an illegal bicycle race. The reason she is in the race in the first place is because she needs the money.

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“A Wrinkle in Time” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.

The setting for a movie like “Death Wish” is of the utmost importance. For a story about a vigilante roaming the streets and doling out his own brand of justice to the criminal underworld, the city he inhabits must be filled with crime and violence. So Chicago is perfect, and the choice couldn’t be more timely.

The opening moments are filled with voice over clips from news sources, citing the high number of violent crimes and shootings in the city. Shortly afterward, in a sequence of energetic long takes, we see a police officer rushed into the emergency room for a gun shot wound. The attending surgeon is Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis). He does what he can, then while consoling the officer’s partner, he’s told that the shooter now needs to be looked at. While Kersey is walking away, the partner asks if he is really going to save the life of the criminal who shot his partner. Without looking back, Kersey responds, “If I can.”

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“The Lodgers” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.

The high concept pitch to the studio for “Annihilation” must have been something like: It’s “Legend” meets “The Blair Witch Project” with a dash of “The Descent” and some heady “2001: A Space Odyssey”-esque sci fi thrown in. Or, that’s how I would have pitched it. I’ll unpack these references later for those who may be unfamiliar.

“Annihilation” stars Natalie Portman as Lena, an ex-Army soldier who now works in the private sector teaching biology at Johns Hopkins. The movie is her story, told in flashback to a very inquisitive man in a hazmat suit (Benedict Wong). Seems that Lena is the lone survivor of an expedition to explore a strange phenomenon that’s appeared over a wooded area, which has been dubbed “The Shimmer.”

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