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Why the 'Best of Warner Bros.' Box Set Tops Indiewire's DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire January 30, 2013 at 11:47AM

This week on DVD/Blu-ray: The biggest Blu-ray and DVD box sets ever released (to date); Martin McDonagh's hilarious and violent follow-up to "In Bruges"; the winner of the Midnighter Audience Award at last year's SXSW Film Festival; and the third season of the most popular period drama currently airing on TV.
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#4. "Citadel"

Winner of the Midnighter Audience Award at last year's SXSW Film Festival, "Citadel" stars hot Welsh newcomer Aneurin Barnard as a young father suffering from agoraphobia, fighting for survival after a pack of feral children attack him and his family.

READ MORE: SXSW FUTURES: Welsh Actor Aneurin Barnard Sings in 'Hunky Dory,' Runs for His Life in 'CITADEL'

Extras: A 20-minute behind-the-scenes look; a ten-minute interview with Barnard; and the theatrical trailer for the film.



#5. "Downton Abbey: Season 3"

With the third season of the Emmy award-winning British sensation "Downton Abbey" currenly airing on PBS, stay ahead of the rest of America by catching up with the season in its entirety via this DVD/Blu-ray release. The third season takes place after WWI with the Crawleys facing the possible closure of their beloved estate. Shirley MacLaine is said to give Maggie Smith a run for her money as Cora's sassy American mother.

Extras: The highlight here is the Christmas episode special, titled "A Journey to the Highlands," that aired after the season three finale in the UK. Also included is the 48-minute behind-the-scenes documentary "Behind the Drama"; the 17-minute featurette "Downton in 1920," that discusses the period in which the series takes place; a making-of featurette focused on the wedding of Lady Mary; another featurette that explores the making of Edith's wedding ceremony; a nine-minute look at the men of "Downton Abbey"; a featurette on the casting of Shirley MacLaine; a number of interviews with the cast; and a behind-the-scenes look at the Christmas episode.
 

This article is related to: Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros., Small Screens, New On DVD, On Blu-Ray







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