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French Culture Minister Appalled By Saw Iii Sadism

The usually liberal French censors have slapped a rare over-18 restriction on horror movie SAW III, claiming the shocker is too "sadistic" for minors. France's Culture Minister RENAUD DONNEDIEU DE VABRES has given the film...

French Jazz Musician Claude Luter Dies

French jazz band leader CLAUDE LUTER died on Friday (06OCT06). He was 83. Clarinet player Luter first made his name performing New Orleans-style jazz in Paris during World War II, and went on to accompany...

Valentino Honoured In France

Designer VALENTINO was the toast of France on Thursday night (06JUL06) when he was presented with the country's highest accolade, the Legion Of Honour medal. French culture minister RENAUD DONNEDIEU DE VABRES paid tribute to...

Poitier Receives Honour At Cannes

Veteran actor SYDNEY POITIER was named a commander in France's order of arts and letters at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday (18MAY06). The Oscar winner received the highly coveted award from the French culture minister...

Lewis Receives Legion Of Honour

American comedian JERRY LEWIS was made a Commander Of The Legion Of Honour in Paris, France, today (16MAR06) to coincide with his 80th birthday. The KING OF COMEDY star broke convention by wearing a pair...

Cruz Honoured In France

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ was made a Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier Dans L'Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres) in a ceremony in Paris, France yesterday (11JAN06). The sultry BLOW...

Parker Receives French Honour

British film-maker SIR ALAN PARKER has been honoured by the French Culture Ministry for his outstanding contribution to cinema. The MIDNIGHT EXPRESS director was made a CHEVALIER DE L'ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES...

Tarantino's French Honour

American director QUENTIN TARANTINO has been made an OFFICER OF ARTS AND LETTERS by the French government. The KILL BILL filmmaker - who is currently acting as the head of the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL...

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Money Monster - Movie Review

Money Monster - Movie Review

A sleekly made thriller with a sparky sense of humour, this is also a rare action movie that has something important to say.

Alice Through the Looking Glass - Movie Review

Alice Through the Looking Glass - Movie Review

This much more light-hearted sequel reinvigorates the franchise after Disney's quirky but murky 2010 reboot of Lewis Carroll's classic

Love & Friendship - Movie Review

Love & Friendship - Movie Review

Whit Stillman reunites the stars of his 1998 drama The Last Days of Disco, Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny, for what might be the most entertaining...

Tom Hardy And Cillian Murphy Added To Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' Cast List

Tom Hardy And Cillian Murphy Added To Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' Cast List

'Dunkirk' is slated for a July 21st, 2017 release, and features an impressive and growing cast list.

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