The Phoenix Cinema
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The story behind the formation of the Israeli Air Force.
Tue Nov 11:
Writer-director John Ridley (the Oscar-winning screenwriter of ‘12 Years a Slave’) takes an unusual approach to the biopic in this admirable though gloomy chronicle of Jimi Hendrix (uncannily portrayed by André Benjamin). This unauthorised film focus...
Thu Oct 30:
It’s third time unlucky for Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. The Hollywood A-team is back with a C+ movie. ‘Serena’ isn’t terrible, but it’s no ‘American Hustle’ or ‘Silver Linings Playbook’. To be fair to J-Coop, they act their socks off. And t...
Thu Oct 30:
Maintaining the gothic quirks of his debut, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’, but adding a welcome layer of queasy childhood angst, Henry Selick’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s bestseller is an original, entrancing, occasionally worrying fairy tale. Wh...
Sat Nov 1:
Twice before, first with 'Topsy-Turvy' and then with 'Vera Drake', Mike Leigh has punctuated his bittersweet studies of contemporary life with period dramas. Now, with 'Mr Turner', the British director of 'Naked' and 'Secrets and Lies' takes us back...
Wed Nov 5: