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    Why 'Weekend' Tops Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks for the Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: One of the most acclaimed gay love stories ever put to film; Asghar Farhadi's critically beloved Oscar-winner; a comedy that reunites Richard Linklater with Jack Black; Dustin Lance Black's directorial debut; and an indie drama starring Josh Lucas.

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    Dustin Lance Black Talks Re-Editing & Taking A Second Stab At His Directorial Debut 'Virginia'

    Dustin Lance Black had a rude awakening with his directorial debut "What's Wrong with Virginia?" when it first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2010 -- critics hated it, including The Playlist. Even though he'd won an Academy Award for his screenplay of "Milk," Black discovered that the goo...

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    Criticwire Picks: Russian Drama 'Elena' Celebrates Cannes-iversary

    Twelve months after its premiere, Andrey Zvyagintsev's latest headlines the week of new releases.

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    Dustin Lance Black Talks About Recutting 'Virginia' and What He Really Thought of His First Version

    Nobody knew quite what to expect from "What's Wrong With Virginia," Dustin Lance Black's directing debut, when it premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. But few expected the critical backlash that followed.

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    Watch: Trailer For Dustin Lance Black's Re-Edited 'Virginia' (aka 'What's Wrong With Virginia')

    Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black was coming into TIFF in 2010 on a wave a good buzz. He was riding high off the succes of "Milk" which earned him an Oscar, and Clint Eastwood was gearing up "J. Edgar" based on a script he had written. And now, everyone wanted to take a peek to see what the wunderkind...

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    Dustin Lance Black's 'Virginia' & Joachim Trier's 'Oslo, August 31' Lead Latest Acquisitions

    As we make our way into 2012, studios both big and small are looking for those films that’ll help fill out their slate for the rest of the year. Whether to possibly run as Oscar contenders or perhaps simply to gain some traction at your local art house, here’s a roundup of a few acquisit...

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