Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford

Venue name: Phoenix Picturehouse Oxford
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Address: 57 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AE
Price: £7.50-£8.70
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The title makes you think of Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ – but that takes away from the specialness of this French coming-of-age-drama which is powerfully attuned to race, solidarity and the dead ends that many kids have to be smart enough to av...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    A heady psychosexual drama that’s steeped in dense anxieties and rich European glamour (the film was part-funded by Chanel), French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s latest sees him at the top of his game. Combining the professional paranoia of ‘All Abo...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Shot when the director was 91 and finished just before he died in March 2014, this gentle comedy is Alain Resnais’s third adaptation of an Alan Ayckbourn play. Suggesting that life is but a long rehearsal for a performance no one will ever see, it...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t be fooled by the fancy source material: ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ may be adapted from Thomas Hardy’s nineteenth-century novel, but it’s still a movie that opens with Carey Mulligan on a pony as it gallops toward a rainbow. Set in a patch ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The French actor Romain Duris has two major assets playing a closet cross-dresser in ‘The New Girlfriend’: a performance of such loveliness it might just make your heart burst and legs Posh would trade in Becks for. Duris plays young dad David, wh...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    The fourth instalment of George Miller’s punky post-apocalyptic ‘Mad Max’ saga feels like a tornado tearing through a tea party. In an age of weightless movie spectacles, here’s a movie that feels like it was made by kidnapping $150 million of stu...
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