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6 Feb 2021
Hollywood period drama "Mank" and #MeToo revenge satire "Promising Young Woman" were among the nominees for the 2021 Golden Globe awards in film on Wednesday, while television shows "The Crown" and "The Mandalorian" will be among those competing for best series.
4 Feb 2021
'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson has split from entrepreneur Jacob Busch, after she called herself a "single girl" in a new Instagram post.
30 Jan 2021
Actress Keira Knightley is no longer interested in doing sex scenes just to appeal to men, she said, calling her no-nudity decision partly a result of having two children.
30 Jan 2021
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has pledged to spend a year in London after signing on for a string of British-based projects.
29 Jan 2021
Pioneering Hollywood actress Cicely Tyson - who was known for portraying strong African-American characters - has died aged 96, her manager has said. No cause of the death was given. The former fashion model had a career that spanned seven decades.
28 Jan 2021
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's movie news, including Armando Iannucci's adaptation of Charles Dickens's "The Personal History of David Copperfield" for the silver screen, starring Dev Patel. It was intended for movie theatres but starts streaming in France this week on Amazon Prime. We also give our top French film tips, including "Burning Ghost", a strikingly original take on life versus the afterlife, set mostly in Paris's 19th arrondissement, plus Jean Cocteau's "Orpheus", both of which you can watch outside France on MyFrenchFilmFestival.com.
23 Jan 2021
As the Lumières, France's equivalent to the Golden Globes, announce their winners, film critic Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson review the selection, which includes a documentary made up of footage shot during the Yellow Vest protests, "The Monopoly of Violence"; as well as "Two of Us," a secret lesbian romance; Maïwenn's ensemble cast dramedy "DNA", plus the animated feature "Josep", about a real-life artist who survived the Spanish Civil War only to end up in a concentration camp in France.
15 Jan 2021
"Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters" is set against a background of Nigeria's oil fields and its colonial past. Made in Lagos to keep costs low, the film is a prominent first in animating African cultural history.
14 Jan 2021
With movie premieres remaining up in the air due to the pandemic, Netflix decided to drop the names of every film they’ll release this year.
12 Jan 2021
Vanessa Kirby spent time with pregnant women and witnessed a real-life birth while preparing for her role in the new Netflix film "Pieces of a Woman."
10 Jan 2021
Taraji P. Henson “didn’t have the words” to tell her son, Marcell, that his father was murdered when he was just nine years old.
9 Jan 2021
In today's show we hear from Vanessa Kirby who won the best actress prize at the Venice Film festival for her portrayal of grief in Kornél Mundruczó's "Pieces of a Woman". The film is out on Netflix this week. We also take a trip to Chantilly Castle just outside Paris to see how they are coping with Covid-19 restrictions. Plus we look back at Mick Jagger's career as we focus on all that's Great in Great Britain during this period of Brexit and new lockdowns.

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