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Tom Cruise takes a peek over the "Edge of Tomorrow"

Today's cinema show takes in Pascal Vuong's 3D reimagining of the D-Day landings. Our film critic Lisa Nesselson talks about this innovative approach to historical material. The film will be shown at Paris' Géode, before it's screened in Imax cinemas across the globe.

We also talk about the re-release of Sam Fuller's 1982 film, "White Dog". The film provides a commentary on racism and social conditioning, yet it was deemed too controversial for American audiences thirty years ago.

Sci-fi action caper "Edge of Tomorrow" is also in our sights, as Tom Cruise takes on the role of a former police officer who wakes up to an alien war, every day. And we cast an eye over the Champs Elysées film festival here in Paris. The city's most iconic boulevard will be hosting dozens of new releases from France and the US.
 

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR , Lisa NESSELSON

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2014-10-23 culture

All the fun of the FIAC: Contemporary art fair rolls into town

Jennifer Flay, director of the FIAC, tells us why Paris is the best place to stage an art fair. We also hear from key players in the business about how the market's going global...

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2014-10-22 culture

Encore's Film Show: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' and Woody Allen's Magic

Film critic Ben Croll speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's big cinema releases, including Brad Pitt's World War II tank drama "Fury", Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" and...

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2014-10-20 Soul

Tony Allen: Putting the 'beat' in Afrobeat

He's been described as "perhaps the best drummer to have lived" by Brian Eno. Tony Allen is the man who gave Fela Kuti his signature swing.

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2014-10-17 culture

Quincy Jones on Michael Jackson and his love of France

Producer and composer Quincy Jones is the legend of legends. He has 27 Grammy awards, which is more than anyone alive. As a child, he ran with gangsters; as a man, he recorded...

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2014-10-16 culture

Lucinda Childs: The grande dame of American dance

She's a pioneer of post-modern movement and is credited for changing how we view dance. Lucinda Childs' production "Dance" was first seen over 30 years ago, but now it’s back on...

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