Choose from a variety of new movies — horror, romance, action — out on DVD this week:
“SAFE HAVEN,” GRADE B: The latest film based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks includes plot points of spousal abuse, cancer, cute kids, children in peril, a hunk with a heavy heart, loss of a parent, letters from the grave and a lot more.
“JACK REACHER,” GRADE B: Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) investigates the murder of five people by a sniper.
“MAMA,” GRADE D-PLUS: Two small girls spent five years in the forest raised by a spectre. How they got there is a jumble.
ALSO NEW ON DVD:
“MIGHTY FINE”: A man’s failing business creates family turmoil.
“THE GREAT ESCAPE”: The Steve McQueen film is released on Blu-ray to mark its 50th anniversary.
“THE ASSASSIN’S BLADE”: A woman disguises herself to be accepted into a male-only martial arts academy.