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Christmas Classics

Get in the mood for Christmas with these festive classics showing throughout December. 

Welcome to the Ultimate Picture Palace

The UPP is Oxford’s only independent cinema and one of the oldest cinemas in the UK. We show a mix of independent, mainstream, international, and classic films all in our cosy single-screen auditorium. Find us just off the Cowley Road in East Oxford. 

What's on

Today (Saturday 4th December)

15:00

Drive My Car 15
2h 59m | Japanese w/ English subtitles
Award-winning drama about an actor coming to terms with his past, based on a short story by author Haruki Murakami.

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18:30

The Card Counter 15
1h 52m
Paul Schrader's chilling thriller starring Oscar Isaac as a lonely gambler seeking revenge against a military colonel.

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21:00

Bad Luck Banging 18
1h 46m | Romanian w/ English subtitles
Social satire about a teacher dealing with the fallout of a sex tape appearing on the internet. Winner of Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival.

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Tomorrow (Sunday 5th December)

15:30

Paddington PG
1h 35m
Heart-warming family adventure following everyone's favourite Peruvian bear Paddington as he tries to find a new home in London.

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18:00

Spencer 12A
1h 57m
Oscar-nominated Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín's dreamlike drama starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana.

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20:30

Last Night in Soho 18
1h 57m
Edgar Wright pays homage to 1960s British cinema and Italian horror films in this stylish thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy.

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Coming soon

Petite Maman

Showing from Friday 10th December
Sweet-natured tale of childhood from acclaimed filmmaker Céline Sciamma.

Image of Timothee Chalamet playing Paul Atreides and Rebecca Ferguson playing Jessica in the film Dune. They are both dressed in brown clothing staring into the distance in front of a backdrop of desert and mountains

Mothering Sunday

Showing from Friday 10th December
Romantic period drama starring Oscar-winners Olivia Colman and Colin Firth.

Pirates

Showing from Friday 17th December
Reggie Yates’s coming-of-age comedy set at the turn of the millennium. 

Become a member

Our community of UPP members get exclusive discounts including 2 free tickets, a free drink at our cosy bar and £2 off the price of tickets. 

UPP News

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