Dune12A

Directed by Denis Villeneuve | USA | 2021 | 2h 35m | Starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin

Epic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s celebrated novel, about the gifted son of a noble family who is sent to a dangerous planet to protect the galaxy’s most valuable asset from warring malevolent forces. With spectacular visuals and bold story-telling, acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s ambitious space-opera is science fiction at its biggest and boldest.

Reviews

‘It is a film of such literal and emotional largeness that it overwhelms the senses.’
★★★★★
Clarisse Loughery, The Independent

‘Denis Villeneuve’s slow-burn space opera fuses the arthouse and the multiplex to create an epic of otherworldly brilliance. Blockbuster cinema at its dizzying, dazzling best.’
★★★★★
Xan Brooks, The Guardian

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We showed Dune between November 19, 2021 and November 26, 2021.

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Today (Saturday 26th November)

15:30

Baby Face 15
+ Intro
1h 16m
Barbara Stanwyck stars as a determined young dame climbing the workplace ladder one man at a time in this risqué classic of the Pre-Code Hollywood era.

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17:45

Clash 15
1h 38m | Arabic w/ English subtitles
Set almost entirely within the confines of a police truck, Mohamed Diab's tense and disorienting political thriller looks at the 2013 street riots in Cairo. Event in partnership with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

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20:30

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

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Tomorrow (Sunday 27th November)

15:30

The Night of Counting the Years Cert-TBC
1h 42m | Arabic w/ English subtitles
Shadi Abdel Salam's drama about the looting of the tombs of the Pharaohs in Thebes, often regarding as one of the greatest Egyptian films of all time. Event in partnership with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

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18:30

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

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20:45

No Bears 12A
1h 47m | Persian w/ English subtitles
Recently sentenced to six years imprisonment for supporting public protests, award-winning director Jafar Panahi continues to defy those who try to silence him by using film as a medium to decry artistic censorship in Iran.

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Plan your visit

Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!