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'The Monuments Men': Missing art... and soul

On today’s special cinema show, France 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson tells Jade Barker why despite having an all-star cast and being based on a fascinating true story of recovering Nazi-seized art, "The Monuments Men" falls flat.

Also, if you thought cartoons were just for children, think again. We give you a sneak peak at some of the latest European projects in the works that prove animation is also for grown-ups.

Finally, does a spoonful of sugar help the autobiographical story go down? We take a look at the Disney-produced film "Saving Mr. Banks" that shows the tetchy relationship between Walt Disney and Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers. 

By Jade BARKER

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2017-10-23 culture

Music show: To 'Joon Moon' and back

French-American trio Joon Moon may be the new pop, RnB and soul fusion on the scene, however their music is a hark back to the vintage harmonies of the 60s and 70s - and back...

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2017-10-20 culture

Contemporary art takes over the French capital and the countryside

The FIAC has set up shop for its 44th edition in Paris's Grand Palais. Alongside the offerings from big name galleries from Paris, London and New York, this year the art fair is...

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2017-10-19 culture

Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

From the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco to Paul Gauguin’s life and art uncovered in Paris, Eve Jackson has this week’s culture news.

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2017-10-18 culture

Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

From Kathryn Bigelow's look at police brutality in 1960s "Detroit" to a woman's quest for justice in "Beauty and the Dogs", film critic Emma Jones talks to Eve Jackson about the...

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2017-10-17 culture

Musical maestro Philippe Jordan on bringing passion to the Paris Opera

Swiss conductor Philippe Jordan has been waving the baton at the Paris Opera for close to a decade, as the prestigious company's musical director. The maestro is currently...

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