indieWIRE's snapshot of news and views from around the web on Tuesday.

Making "Milk"
With just over 10 days to go before Gus Van Sant's "Milk" has its gala premiere in SF, buzz about the film is emerging [NYT]

Round Up: "Filth and Wisdom"
A snapshot of recent coverage of Madonna's feature directing debut, opening this week. [Green Cine]

Early word: "Frost/Nixon"
Mixed buzz for the Ron Howard film after its London Film Festival debut this week. [New York Mag]

Virtual circuit
John Horn takes a closer look at SnagFilms, owner of indieWIRE. One participating filmmaker offers, "I personally have resisted video on the Web, but I'm starting to embrace it. My film is not fading into obscurity." [LA Times]