Aretha Franklin documentary released 50 years after it was filmed
06 June 2019 | 12:52 pm
Film show: Aretha Franklin documentary released 50 years after it was filmed.
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Modi Wiczyk, Asif Satchu and Scott Tenley, executives at MRC Entertainment announced in a memo that they won't release their completed documentary about the rapper following his series of offensive comments about Jewish people.
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From the big family fantasy blockbuster "Dungeons and Dragons: Honour Amongst Thieves" to this week's big French-language release, "Les Âmes sœurs" or "Soul Mates" by André Téchiné, which stars Benjamin Voisin and Noémie Merlant as siblings with a secret in their past, critic Emma Jones speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news.
Film critic Lisa Nesselson flags up some of the headliners at this year's cinematic feast at Cannes, as new features from Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Glazer, Todd Haynes and Wes Anderson are set to premiere at the festival. We take a closer look at last year's winner of the Camera d'Or – the prize for best début at Cannes – as "War Pony" hits French cinemas.
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