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Why 'Sound of My Voice' Tops Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire October 2, 2012 at 12:14PM

This week on DVD/Blu-ray: One of the two films that put Brit Marling on the map; one of the best love stories ever committed to celluloid; Luc Besson's deeply felt epic on Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi; a horror film courtesy of Joe Dante; and the latest from the director of "Buried."
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#4. "The Hole"

Joe Dante, the helmher behind the "Gremlins" franchise and "Small Soldiers," is back to his old tricks with his latest funny spooker, "The Hole." The supernatural creeper centers on two bickering brothers who, along with their new (and hot) neighbor, come upon a trap door in their basement the leads to a mysterious hole. Little do the three know that said hole hides buried secrets that, once unearthed, will force the trio to confront their darkest fears and battle for surivival.

Extras: A making-of featurette; a number of other short featurettes that delve into the world of the film' and some movie stills.


#5. "Red Lights"

After wowing critics and audiences at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with his high concept English language debut "Buried" (you know, the thriller starring Ryan Reynolds that takes place in a sealed coffin), Spanish filmmaker Rodrigo Cortes returned to Park City earlier this year to show he was no one trick pony with another exceedingly ambitious indie, "Red Lights." The supernatural creepfest stars Cillian Murphy and Sigourney Weaver as two scientific debunkers of paranormal hoaxes who meet their match when a blind, world-renowned psychic (Robert De Niro) resurfaces to prove their theories wrong. Like "Buried," "Red Lights" is a breath of fresh air for those seeking original, thought provoking entertainment.

READ MORE: 'Red Lights' Writer/Director Rodrigo Cortes On Following Up 'Buried' and Indie Vs. Studio Fare

Extras: Cast interviews with Weaver, De Niro, Murphy and Olsen; a 5-minute director's interview; a making-of featurette; and some behind the scenes footage.

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