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French and British screen cultures, why are they so different?

In today's culture, our film critic Bernard Besserglik talks about the French and British screen cultures and the different ways that cinema and television are seen on either side of the Channel. Then, French studio Quantic Dream has developed a new video game called ‘Heavy Rain’ and inspired by film masters like Hitchcock, Kubrick and David Lynch.

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2017-01-10 culture

Lauren Groff: Fates, Furies and finding inspiration in France

Barack Obama named "Fates and Furies" his book of the year in 2015, much to the delight of its author Lauren Groff. The novel follows a couple, Mathilde and Lotto, from love at...

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2017-01-13 culture

Posy Simmonds: 'French women have good handbags, English women have udders'

She's known for sending up the country set, London literary types and everyone in between: no British stereotype escapes the satirical pen of Posy Simmonds.

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2017-01-12 culture

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone strive to make it in 'La La Land'

Director Damien Chazelle's tribute to the golden age of Hollywood recounts the trials and tribulations of making it in Tinseltown today, all to a toe-tapping soundtrack. FRANCE...

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2017-01-11 culture

Film show: 'The Great Wall', 'Born to be Blue' and 'The Last Face'

Sino-American epic "The Great Wall" transports us to 12th century China as Matt Damon plays a mercenary on the hunt for gunpowder. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this...

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2017-01-09 culture

Music show: The Flaming Lips, Bowie tributes and Charles Aznavour

Music critic Mariam Saab speaks to Catherine Norris Trent about the week’s music news, including tributes across the planet to David Bowie one year after the star’s death, and...

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