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Noah: a tale of biblical proportions but is it allright or all wet?

On today’s cinema show our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells Jade Barker that those debating the accuracy of Darren Aronofsky’s film "Noah" have missed the point. France 24 spoke with the director who told us he took artistic license with the biblical story.

Plus we take a look at the film "Heli" which definitely doesn’t glamorise the Mexican drug trade. Find out why the director decided to include explicit violence.

And find out how the movie "Computer Chess" recreated an early eighties feel - using vintage equipment.

By Jade BARKER

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2016-07-26 culture

'Oh my Gad!' French comedian Gad Elmaleh on his American dream

He's been voted the funniest person in France and plays to sold-out crowds across Europe. Now French comedy star Gad Elmaleh is taking his show on the road and crossing the...

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2016-07-25 music

Music show: Hot hits for the summer season

As the temperature rises here in Europe, Olivia Salazar-Winspear and Mark Thompson tell you about the artists battling to score a summer hit, including Justin Timberlake with his...

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2016-07-22 culture

The best of summer music festivals in France

Today we're taking a look at music festivals around France. From jazz in Vienne to rock and electro at Paris' Solidays, all music genres are covered. FRANCE 24's Aurore Dupuis...

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2016-07-21 culture

Giants of Cinema: Steven Spielberg recreates Roald Dahl's 'The BFG'

The multi award-winning director talks to FRANCE 24’s Genie Godula about bringing his high-tech talents to the quirky children's literature favourite, "The Big Friendly Giant"....

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2016-07-20 cinema

Film show: 'Elvis & Nixon', 'The BFG' and 'Fargo'

Fact is stranger than fiction, as film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how "Elvis & Nixon" is more than an improbable title for a film. We also check out Steven Spielberg’s take...

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