The Horror Asylum


Kickstarter & Indiegogo Campaigns


Subscribe to Deadly Here


Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,509 horror articles & features | 6,910 horror movies | 1,464 horror reviews | 1,072 giveaways hosted | 216 interesting interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies Dark Lounge

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

'A Punters Prayer': An Intriguing, Smart, Urban Satire Max Brooks Discusses His New Horror Epic 'The Extinction Parade' The Generation of Z: Apocalypse: Undead Kids in a Candy Store Home Alone Horror: The Best Home Invasion Thrillers
A Monster Mash-Up: When Hollywood Monsters Assemble Action Film Heavyweights Craig Fairbrass and Mem Ferda Set to Square up in Uber-Violent 'A Life of Violence' 'The Generation of Z: Apocalypse' Experience Coming to London! The Best Small-Town Murder Mystery Movies

World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen DVD Giveaway
World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen DVD Giveaway
The House at the End of Time DVD Giveaway
The House at the End of Time DVD Giveaway
Northmen DVD Giveaway
Northmen DVD Giveaway
Rigor Mortis DVD Giveaway
Rigor Mortis DVD Giveaway
Hooked Up DVD Giveaway
Hooked Up DVD Giveaway
Late Phases: Night of the Wolf DVD Giveaway
Late Phases: Night of the Wolf DVD Giveaway


Sound of My Voice
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

Sound of My Voice (2011)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future."


Review by
Steven Davies
Follow me:
@braindeadsteve
Review Date: 27 November 2012 My Rating: out of 5

 
 

'Sound of My Voice' is the haunting and engrossing new tale from director/writer Zal Batmanglij. Also penned and starring the extremely talented Brit Marling, who co-wrote and starred in last years sci-fi drama ‘Another Earth’, the drama follows a couple looking to expose a cult whom they happened upon and attempt to infiltrate and experience the goings-on first hand in order to discredit it.

Peter and Lorna are a journalist and his girlfriend who go undercover to try and uncover secrets and lies(?) surrounding new unknown cult leader named Maggie. The movie follows the couple as they integrate themselves into the group lead by Maggie who claims to be from the future. As the story unfolds the largely skeptical Peter soon finds himself becoming uncomfortably immersed into the mysterious world and struggling to sever his increasing emotions and feelings for Maggie from his journalistic tendencies.

The movie itself is an immersive experience, subtle and calmly paced throughout. The investigative duo find themselves deep in the heart of the cult at its secretive location and the audience is right there with them. Merging the ideas of faith, belief, love and time-travel this impressive little movie makes sure everything is beautifully understated leaving you as the viewer to fill in your own interpretations.

‘Sound of My Voice’ persistently ventures back and forth between belief and suspicion as to whether what Maggie is saying and preaching is actually true. Interspersed with prickly tension and uneasy emotional manipulation from all parties the viewing is a rewarding one and surprisingly well acted for a little indie flick especially from the performances of Marling and Christopher Denham who plays Peter.

OVERALL SUMMARY
‘Sound of My Voice’ is a fascinating portrayal of an underground cult and its effects on what seem like the most un-turnable of mindsets. Peppered with seeming persuasion, unexplained happenings and other frustratingly unclear explanations the movie does take a patient viewer on a journey which never truly concludes, but seems fitting to the whole tone and offers a delicate and at least thought provoking, if not, definitive conclusion.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




VOTE ON THIS

Rated 2.5/5 stars (49 votes cast)

 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?




LATEST REVIEWS

Love Me Movie Review

Love Me

Deliver us from Evil Movie Review

Deliver us from Evil

Misogynist Movie Review

Misogynist

The Pigman Murders Movie Review

The Pigman Murders

Jessabelle Movie Review

Jessabelle

Blackwood Movie Review

Blackwood

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Movie Review

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Ginger Snaps Movie Review

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed Movie Review

Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed

Ginger Snaps Back Movie Review

Ginger Snaps Back

Devils Due Movie Review

Devils Due

Reality Kills Movie Review

Reality Kills

Ex_Machina Movie Review

Ex_Machina

It Follows Movie Review

It Follows

Leprechaun: Origins Movie Review

Leprechaun: Origins

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen DVD Giveaway The House at the End of Time DVD Giveaway
Northmen DVD Giveaway Hooked Up DVD Giveaway
Rigor Mortis DVD Giveaway Late Phases: Night of the Wolf DVD Giveaway
Infection DVD Giveway Beneath DVD Giveaway
WIN Hemlock Grove The Complete Second Season on DVD Mankind's Last Stand DVD Giveaway

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Todd Lincoln
Todd Lincoln












Vampires.com Werewolves.com




Funny Shirts