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Angelina Jolie wants to visit Syrian refugees who have fled violence and are camped out on the Turkish side of the border, Turkey said today.

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Angelina Jolie believes modern schools are insufficient to cater to her children's needs, preferring to hire tutors and home-school her offspring, and urging them to "pick up a book" instead of finishing their schoolwork.

Richard Garner: Angelina's right – but her choice is not for everyone

Angelina Jolie is probably right in her assessment that the modern education system is not geared to catering for her children's needs. Her jetset lifestyle means she has the choice of enrolling her children at a private boarding school (state boarding provision is relatively limited throughout the world) or having them taught by tutors and teachers while the family is on the road. Boarding education is not suitable for every child, and not every parent wants to farm out their offspring to somebody else's care simply because they have a job which involves travelling.

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Angelina Jolie in Cannes to promote movie

Angelina Jolie said her latest film, Kung Fu Panda 2, had some "pretty heavy lessons" for its young audience including her own children.

Lost in Shangri-La: Escape From a Hidden World, By Mitchell Zuckoff

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DVD: The Tourist, For retail and rental (Optimum)

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck follows up The Lives of Others with a romantic tribute to the kind of glamorous crime caper which Cary Grant starred in 50 years ago.

DVD: The Tourist (12)

This glacially paced suspense thriller valiantly tries to be some sort of antidote to the frenetic Jason Bourne films, with an emphasis on style, insouciance and wit over action; only Julian Fellowes's script isn't terribly funny.

Tomb Raider set to return

'Tomb Raider' is coming back to the big screen.

Oscars quiz answers

*1. Finch had died on 14 January 1977, before the Oscar ceremony took place. The award was accepted on his behalf by Network writer, Paddy Chayevsky. Finch was the first actor to win a posthumous Oscar (a feat later emulated by Best Supporting Actor, Heath Ledger in 2009).

DVD: Salt (15)

It may be utterly implausible, but Salt is jolly good fun. Angelina Jolie stars as Evelyn Salt, a secret agent whose work for the US government sees her kidnapped and beaten in North Korea but rarely manages to mess up her hair.

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