The San Miguel Picturehouse Pop-Up comes to the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford!
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The San Miguel Picturehouse Pop-Up comes to the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford!

The San Miguel Picturehouse Pop-Up is heading to the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford this August for a weekend of outdoor cinema. The screenings take place in the open, on the plaza by the main entrance. A limited supply of deckchair seating is available on a first-come first-served basis and we will also have standard seating available. … Continue reading

BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD – Customer Review
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BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD – Customer Review

Read Sophie Collins’ winning entry to Phoenix Picturehouse’s film review competition. Sophie takes a look at Marion Vernoux’s BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD is a coming-of-old-age tale, in which Caroline, a recently retired dentist (Fanny Ardant), finds romance with a man half her age. Discovering that her newly found freedom is in fact developing … Continue reading

20 FEET FROM STARDOM: Discover Tuesdays 6/5
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20 FEET FROM STARDOM: Discover Tuesdays 6/5

Emily Romain, marketing manager at Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford, reviews today’s Picturehouse DOCS presentation of 20 FEET FROM STARDOM which plays as part of our weekly Discover Tuesdays strand. During the opening credits of 20 FEET FROM STARDOM we hear Lou Reed croon: ‘the coloured girls go doo do doo.’ The early-’70s language is dated … Continue reading

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100 YEARS OF THE PHOENIX

Phoenix Programmer Paul Ridd takes a look at the latest Picturehouse Publication. Earlier this year, I took over programming the Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford from Deborah Allison, whose book THE PHOENIX PICTUREHOUSE: 100 YEARS OF OXFORD CINEMA MEMORIES (written in collaboration with Hiu M. Chan and Daniela Treveri Gennari) is launched this weekend. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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PIETA: Discover Tuesday 22/10

Michael Cordner from the Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford gives us his thoughts on today’s Discover Tuesday title, Ki-duk Kim’s PIETA Gangsters suffering from major mother issues were examined earlier this year in ONLY GOD FORGIVES, but Korean director Ki-duk Kim’s 18th feature, PIETA, delves deeper and more boldly to uncover the almost cosmic damage wreaked … Continue reading

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THE WALL: Discover Tuesday 24/9/13

Martin Langley, Assistant Manager at the Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford, writes this week’s Discover Tuesday blog on Julian Pölsler’s THE WALL. Based on the 1963 novel by the Austrian Marlen Haushofer, THE WALL is an unexpected treat of a film. The story centres on the experiences of an unnamed woman (Martina Gedeck), one of a … Continue reading

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WADJDA: Discover Tuesday 20/08/13

Martin Langley, assistant manager at the Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford, takes a look at tomorrow’s Discover Tuesday title, Haifaa Al-Mansour’s unmissable WADJDA. The eponymous Wadjda is in trouble. And as we see her purple-laced Converse peek out from under her black school abaya, we get the distinct impression that it’s not for the first time. … Continue reading