The hell of sexual conversion therapy with Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe and Xavier Dolan
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The hell of sexual conversion therapy with Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe and Xavier Dolan

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After a slew of films about coming out, now it's conversion therapy that's polarising film makers. In a similar vein to Come As You Are (released in theatres today), Joel Edgerton’s new movie Boy Erased, distils the cruelty and injustice of sexual conversion camps. A heart-breaking tale based on a true story with a stellar cast including Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, Xavier Dolan, and pop star Troye Sivan.

The hell of sexual conversion therapy with Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe and Xavier Dolan
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The hell of sexual conversion therapy with Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe and Xavier Dolan

Cinema After a slew of films about coming out, now it's conversion therapy that's polarising film makers. In a similar vein to Come As You Are (released in theatres today), Joel Edgerton’s new movie Boy Erased, distils the cruelty and injustice of sexual conversion camps. A heart-breaking tale based on a true story with a stellar cast including Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, Xavier Dolan, and pop star Troye Sivan. After a slew of films about coming out, now it's conversion therapy that's polarising film makers. In a similar vein to Come As You Are (released in theatres today), Joel Edgerton’s new movie Boy Erased, distils the cruelty and injustice of sexual conversion camps. A heart-breaking tale based on a true story with a stellar cast including Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, Xavier Dolan, and pop star Troye Sivan.

As Tarantino exhumes Charles Manson, here are 4 other serial killers who inspired cinema
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As Tarantino exhumes Charles Manson, here are 4 other serial killers who inspired cinema

Cinema Dark, sadistic and tortured, fascinating fodder for the press and psychology experts alike, serial killers have burst into the headlines throughout the eras, gripping entire countries with terror. These complex and terrifying characters have long provided an inexhaustible source for thrillers, detective stories and horror films. So, just as Quentin Tarantino announces the release of his new movie “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” about Charles Manson, Numéro looks at 5 psychopaths whose blood baths have inspired the movies. Dark, sadistic and tortured, fascinating fodder for the press and psychology experts alike, serial killers have burst into the headlines throughout the eras, gripping entire countries with terror. These complex and terrifying characters have long provided an inexhaustible source for thrillers, detective stories and horror films. So, just as Quentin Tarantino announces the release of his new movie “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” about Charles Manson, Numéro looks at 5 psychopaths whose blood baths have inspired the movies.

“Pose”, the series that invites us into the queer dancefloors of 1980s New York
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“Pose”, the series that invites us into the queer dancefloors of 1980s New York

Cinema The enthusiastic new TV series produced by Ryan Murphy, Pose, plunges us into 1980s New York, to the heart of wild nights in the queer community and their ball culture. Welcome to the dance floors of New York where voguing party-goers clashed all night long with their outrageous looks and sophisticated choreography. The enthusiastic new TV series produced by Ryan Murphy, Pose, plunges us into 1980s New York, to the heart of wild nights in the queer community and their ball culture. Welcome to the dance floors of New York where voguing party-goers clashed all night long with their outrageous looks and sophisticated choreography.

Ryan Gosling in a historical role for the director of “La La Land”
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Ryan Gosling in a historical role for the director of “La La Land”

Cinema After Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, Ryan Gosling is heading out on another space odyssey. On this new project entitled First Man, he worked with Damien Chazelle, a director he knows well after starring in his technicolour musical La La Land of 2016... After Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, Ryan Gosling is heading out on another space odyssey. On this new project entitled First Man, he worked with Damien Chazelle, a director he knows well after starring in his technicolour musical La La Land of 2016...

The 5 most improbable film roles of James Franco
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The 5 most improbable film roles of James Franco

Cinema Currently starring in and directing the movie “Future World”, the ever-charming James Franco has often chosen comic and off-beat roles over more ambitious auteur projects. Numéro looks back at the 5 most improbable roles of Hollywood’s most out-there actor. Currently starring in and directing the movie “Future World”, the ever-charming James Franco has often chosen comic and off-beat roles over more ambitious auteur projects. Numéro looks back at the 5 most improbable roles of Hollywood’s most out-there actor.

“The Sisters Brothers”: Jacques Audiard western starring Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal…
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“The Sisters Brothers”: Jacques Audiard western starring Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal…

Cinema A barn and a galloping horse in flames, wide open spaces and an ear-splitting gunfight… Three years after receiving the Palme d’or at Cannes for Dheepan, Jacques Audiard is back with Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly and Jake Gyllenhaal in an explosive western which is also the director’s first full length feature in English. A barn and a galloping horse in flames, wide open spaces and an ear-splitting gunfight… Three years after receiving the Palme d’or at Cannes for Dheepan, Jacques Audiard is back with Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly and Jake Gyllenhaal in an explosive western which is also the director’s first full length feature in English.

#metoo, Godard and the Palme d’or… What did we think about the 2018 Cannes Film Festival?
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#metoo, Godard and the Palme d’or… What did we think about the 2018 Cannes Film Festival?

Cinema Following the ceremony which crowned Kirokazu Kore-Eda’s Shoplifters, here’s our analysis of the major trends at a most effervescent event marked this year by feminist remonstrations, a real emergence of queer films and the reflections made by cinema on itself… Following the ceremony which crowned Kirokazu Kore-Eda’s Shoplifters, here’s our analysis of the major trends at a most effervescent event marked this year by feminist remonstrations, a real emergence of queer films and the reflections made by cinema on itself…

Direct from Cannes: Will Spike Lee’s vitriolic America win a prize?
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Direct from Cannes: Will Spike Lee’s vitriolic America win a prize?

Cinema Will Spike Lee’s anti-Trump charge take home a prize from the Cannes Film Festival? Here’s what we think about BlacKkKlansman, which tells the story of a black cop infiltrating the Klan in 1970s America… Will Spike Lee’s anti-Trump charge take home a prize from the Cannes Film Festival? Here’s what we think about BlacKkKlansman, which tells the story of a black cop infiltrating the Klan in 1970s America…

The Penélope Cruz/Javier Bardem power couple to open the competition at Cannes
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The Penélope Cruz/Javier Bardem power couple to open the competition at Cannes

Cinema The new psychological thrilled by Asghar Farhadi Everybody Knows reunites Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem alongside Ricardo Darín in a combination of suspense and high emotion. The film has been chosen to open the 71st Cannes Film Festival. The new psychological thrilled by Asghar Farhadi Everybody Knows reunites Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem alongside Ricardo Darín in a combination of suspense and high emotion. The film has been chosen to open the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

“McQueen”, a new documentary about fashion’s enfant terrible
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“McQueen”, a new documentary about fashion’s enfant terrible

Fashion Sequences from archives, touching interviews and previously unseen video clips… The visionary fashion designer Alexander McQueen is at the heart of a new documentary that explores an intimate, intense and tormented life. Sequences from archives, touching interviews and previously unseen video clips… The visionary fashion designer Alexander McQueen is at the heart of a new documentary that explores an intimate, intense and tormented life.

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