Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford

Venue name: Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford
Contact:
Address: 57 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AE
Price: £7.50-£8.70
  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    Director Tim Hill’s follow-up to ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’ is a less obnoxious affair but it’s still low on charm and laughs. A hare-brained slice of Easter confection, ‘Hop’ is at best an affable mix of live-action and CG-animation which bounces ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Comedy seldom travels well from one culture to another, but from the first, pre-credits episode of this engaging if uneven satire highlighting humanity's more basic instincts, it's clear the young Argentine writer-director Damián Szifron has a kna...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    We’ve seen this story before: Three college kids take a road trip. Two of them, handicapped Nic (Brenton Thwaites) and moody Haley (Olivia Cooke), are at a crossroads in their relationship, while the other, bespectacled nerd Jonah (Beau Knapp), is...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    British filmmaker Peter Strickland (‘Berberian Sound Studio’) is a star student of ’70s Eurotrash: he loves screamy Italian B-movies and the kind of soft-focus lesbian cuddling that used to titillate weirdos when we still had sex cinemas. His abso...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    At the core of this tender-hearted and moving British indie film is a fascinating relationship between a single mum, Julie (played by the superb Sally Hawkins), and her autistic teenage son, Nathan – played with equal smarts and insight by the you...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    This is a handsome and intelligent adaptation of the writings of Irène Némirovsky – the Russian-born French writer who died in Auschwitz and whose two unpublished novellas emerged in 2004 as one book, ‘Suite Française’. In her late thirties at the...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Fashion fans will love this fly-on-the-wall doc about eight make-or-break weeks at the house of Dior, filmed in 2012 as newly-appointed designer Raf Simons puts together his first haute couture collection against the clock. The Belgian was hired a...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Cukor and Donald Ogden Stewart's evergreen version of Philip Barry's romantic farce, centreing on a socialite wedding threatened by scandal, is a delight from start to finish, with everyone involved working on peak form. Hepburn's the ice maiden, ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    This is the anime swansong of Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, who has never acquired the international renown enjoyed by his more prolific partner, Hayao Miyazaki. ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ probably won’t change that. It’s a delica...
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