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

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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 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.

For “Terminal”, Margot Robbie shows us her inner femme fatale
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For “Terminal”, Margot Robbie shows us her inner femme fatale

Cinema Australian actress Margot Robbie, recently nominated at the Oscars for her performance in I, Tonya, takes on the role of a waitress obsessed with violence and the dark side, in the new dramatic thriller, Terminal by Vaughn Stein, known for World War Z and Sherlock Holmes. Australian actress Margot Robbie, recently nominated at the Oscars for her performance in I, Tonya, takes on the role of a waitress obsessed with violence and the dark side, in the new dramatic thriller, Terminal by Vaughn Stein, known for World War Z and Sherlock Holmes.

What does actor Tom Hardy have in store for us?
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What does actor Tom Hardy have in store for us?

Cinema Coming soon in Venom, the latest full-length feature from Marvel Studios, where he plays the title role, the British actor will also be playing a famous character in Josh Trank’s biopic, Fronzo. Coming soon in Venom, the latest full-length feature from Marvel Studios, where he plays the title role, the British actor will also be playing a famous character in Josh Trank’s biopic, Fronzo.

Who is Timothée Chalamet, the millennial’s James Dean?
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Who is Timothée Chalamet, the millennial’s James Dean?

Cinema He’s been nicknamed the millennial’s James Dean. His face of an angel and oozing charisma have ensured he’s the actor everyone’s talking about. And he’s the revelation in two films currently at cinemas: Call Me By Your Name, a favourite at the Oscars, and Lady Bird, a gem of an indie feminist flick He’s been nicknamed the millennial’s James Dean. His face of an angel and oozing charisma have ensured he’s the actor everyone’s talking about. And he’s the revelation in two films currently at cinemas: Call Me By Your Name, a favourite at the Oscars, and Lady Bird, a gem of an indie feminist flick

5 things you need to know about Daniel Day-Lewis, the most accoladed actor in the world
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5 things you need to know about Daniel Day-Lewis, the most accoladed actor in the world

Cinema British actor Daniel Day-Lewis has made his last movie playing the role of an enamoured couturier in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Phantom Thread. Five anecdotes about this emblematic actor… British actor Daniel Day-Lewis has made his last movie playing the role of an enamoured couturier in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Phantom Thread. Five anecdotes about this emblematic actor…

Who is star script-writer Alan Ball, author of “American Beauty”?
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Who is star script-writer Alan Ball, author of “American Beauty”?

Cinema Intrepid artistic director, prolific playwright and irreverent screenwriter, Alan Ball has made his mark on both the big and small screen. Now he’s back with a new TV series Here and Now. Intrepid artistic director, prolific playwright and irreverent screenwriter, Alan Ball has made his mark on both the big and small screen. Now he’s back with a new TV series Here and Now.

Jessica Chastain’s 5 most unlikely roles
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Jessica Chastain’s 5 most unlikely roles

Cinema As the beautiful redhead currently graces movie screens in Molly’s Game, Numéro looks back at her 5 most unlikely roles. Because despite her femme fatale aura, the sublime Jessica Chastain has ignored the Bond Girl roles for more much more subtle characters. But while each new movie sees her fan club grow exponentially, she wasn’t always topping the bill. We look back at the hidden gems and TV series overshadowed by elegance and success. As the beautiful redhead currently graces movie screens in Molly’s Game, Numéro looks back at her 5 most unlikely roles. Because despite her femme fatale aura, the sublime Jessica Chastain has ignored the Bond Girl roles for more much more subtle characters. But while each new movie sees her fan club grow exponentially, she wasn’t always topping the bill. We look back at the hidden gems and TV series overshadowed by elegance and success.

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