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Competition: Win 'Before Midnight' on DVD

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One of the most acclaimed and celebrated movies of the year so far, Richard Linklater's mature indie romance Before Midnight (2013), the third chapter in the director's long-running Before trilogy, will be available to own on DVD with UltraViolet from this coming Monday (28 October). To celebrate the home entertainment release of Before Midnight, we have Three DVD copies of the film to give away to a our Linklater-loving readership, courtesy of the team at UK distributors Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven't already, 'Like' us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (French actress Julie Delpy) first met in their twenties in the Parisian-set Before Sunrise (1995), reunited in their thirties on a visit to Vienna for Before Sunset (2004) and, now, in director Richard Linklater's amazing Before Midnight,
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The Films Of Richard Linklater: A Retrospective

Given that he's one of the more diverse and prolific filmmakers out there, it's been a disappointingly long four years without a new movie from Richard Linklater ("Me and Orson Welles" premiered at Tiff in 2008). Fortunately, the Austin, Texas-based filmmaker is back with "Bernie," a dark comedy which reunites him with two of his most memorable leads, Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey, that has picked up strong reviews and, opening in limited release last Friday, has been performing surprisingly well at the box office.

With "Bernie" expanding wider this weekend (read our review), it seemed like the perfect time to look over Linklater's diverse and eclectic career. He'd already made his mark by founding the Austin Film Society in 1985 (which has gone on to be the center of the industy in the Texas city), but since his debut with an ultra-low-budget student film in 1988, Linklater's tackled everything from romance to
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