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Latest update : 2014-07-03

Apollo: New movie technology has landed

Five years ago, the CGI tale of a Viking boy becoming friends with a toothless dragon was a massive global box office success. So a sequel soaring into cinemas was inevitable. But this time the movie makers behind "How to Train Your Dragon 2" were armed with a secret weapon: new revolutionary 3D technology called Apollo. We tell you more.

Also on the show, we go from films to infra-red. The recent discovery of another painting hidden beneath an early Picasso masterpiece, "The Blue Room", is the latest in a number of finds made possible by X-ray technology that analyses the different layers of paint used. Now the question conservators are hoping to answer is simply this: who is the mystery man underneath?

By Jade BARKER

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2014-12-17 culture

"Charlie's Country" director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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2014-12-17 culture

'Charlie's Country' director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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2014-12-16 culture

Eddie Izzard, a 'force majeure' in the world of comedy

British stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard tells FRANCE 24 that he's planning to perform his shows in Spanish, Russian and Arabic, as well as French and English. The star has a...

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2014-12-16 culture

Leaving her Pinkprint: Nicki Minaj’s new record courts controversy

In today's show we're joined by music critic Mark Thompson who takes us through Nicki Minaj's new album and explains why she's been in trouble for a very provocative video. Also,...

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2014-12-12 culture

Noma Bar's visual poetry

He’s a master of illusory illustration, constantly exploring the relationship between the negative and positive, light and dark, war and peace. His award-winning visual double...

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