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NOW SHOWING

Kinds of Kindness

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SAT 27 – WED 31 JULY

The Conversation

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Inside Out 2

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COMING SOON

Longlegs

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SUN 11 AUG – TUE 3 SEPT

Will Heaven Fall Upon Us? Béla Tarr Retrospective

Welcome to the Ultimate Picture Palace

The UPP is a community-owned cinema and Oxford’s only independent cinema. We show an eclectic mix of independent, mainstream, international, and classic films all in our cosy single-screen auditorium. Find us on the Cowley Road in East Oxford. 

What's on

Tomorrow (Friday 19th July)

15:15

Inside Out 2 U
1h 36m
In Pixar's eagerly anticipated sequel to their Oscar-winning animation, Riley becomes a teeanger and has a whole new set of emotions to help her navigate her way through new friendships and changing family relationships.

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17:30

Kinds of Kindness 18
2h 44m
A man takes control of his life. A man's missing wife returns. A woman searches for a spiritual leader with a unique ability. Three stories come together in Yorgos Lanthimos' dark comedy, starring Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, and Willem Dafoe.

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21:00

Female Trouble 18
1h 29m
"Nice girls don't wear cha-cha heels!" Cult filmmaker John Waters' follow-up to his notorious Pink Flamingos stars Divine as a bratty teenager who transforms into a fame-hungry monster driven by egomaniacal, murderous impulses.

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Saturday 20th July

14:45

Blow-Up 15
1h 51m
In his first English-language feature, Italian master filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni brings his existentialist ennui to the vibrant streets of swinging London. Winner of the Palme d’Or for Best Film at the Cannes Film Festival in 1967.

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17:30

All That Jazz 15
2h 2m
Bob Fosse (Cabaret) turned the camera on his own life for this wildly imaginative and self-critical musical masterpiece starring Roy Scheider as a director on the edge. Winner of the Palme d’Or for Best Film at the Cannes Film Festival in 1980.

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20:30

Barton Fink 15
1h 56m
The Coen Brothers won the Palme d’Or for Best Film at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival for this darkly comic satire of Hollywood commercialism and artistic self-delusion, starring John Turturro as a frazzled and unfulfilled screenwriter.

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Coming soon

Small, Slow But Steady directed by Shô Miyake

Orlando, My Political Biography

Showing from Friday 26th July
Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel ‘Orlando’ acts an inspiration in Paul B. Preciado’s award-winning documentary illustrating how life, poetry, and gender converge in the lives of trans people past and present.

Mother and Son directed by Léonor Serraille

Sleep

Showing from Friday 26th July
Late one night, a young woman is awakened by her husband’s sinister mutterings in his sleep. As the nights pass, his behavior becomes increasingly disturbing in Jason Yu’s suspenseful horror debut.

The Super 8 Years directed by Annie Ernaux & David Ernaux-Briot

I Saw The TV Glow

Showing from Friday 9th August
Two teenagers become obsessed a mysterious late-night TV show that reveals a supernatural world lurking beneath their own reality in Jane Schoenbrun’s nostalgic, critically-acclaimed psychological horror.

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Will Heaven Fall Upon Us? Béla Tarr Retrospective

Will Heaven Fall Upon Us? Béla Tarr Retrospective

The undisputed master of European "slow cinema", and one of the greatest filmmakers of the 21st century. Join us this August as we ... Read more

The 1970s – Hollywood’s Second Golden Age

The 1970s – Hollywood’s Second Golden Age

They don’t call the 1970s, Hollywood’s “second” Golden Age, for nothing. Looking back upon the decade, it’s an extraordinarily rich ... Read more

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: Tobe Hooper’s 1974 Bloodbath

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: Tobe Hooper’s 1974 Bloodbath

“We are living in a land where sex and horror are the new Gods.” So pronounced Holly Johnson, lead singer of Frankie Goes to ... Read more

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