The Last Picture Show15

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich | USA | 1971 | 2h 6m | Starring Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd, Jeff Bridges, Ben Johnson, Ellen Burstyn

A melancholic ode to America in the 1950s in which a group of high schoolers come of age in a culturally isolated and economically crumbling town in Texas. We pay tribute to the late, great film-maker and historian Peter Bogdanovich with his evocative elegy to cinema that became an important touchstone of American film during the 1970s.

Reviews

‘Peter Bogdanovich’s 1971 ode to a Texan small town is still a masterpiece whichever way you look at it.’
★★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘Peter Bogdanovich’s eerie homage to olden times and movies, one of the key Hollywood films of the early 1970s, looks ever more crisply stunning and remote.’
★★★★★
Tim Robey, The Telegraph

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We showed The Last Picture Show between January 29, 2022 and January 31, 2022.

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Today (Saturday 18th May)

15:00

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry 15
1h 50m | Georgian w/ English subtitles
In a Georgian village, a middle-aged woman vows never to marry, causing intrigue amongst the locals. But when she unexpectedly begins to fall in love, she must choose between her life of independence and romance.

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17:30

Kidnapped 12A
2h 14m | Italian w/ English subtitles
In 19th-century Italy, the Catholic Church kidnaps a young Jewish boy claiming that he was secretly baptised at birth. A gripping drama told with operatic intensity and visual grandeur by Palme d’Or winner Marco Bellocchio.

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20:30

Challengers 15
2h 11m
A tough tennis coach (Zendaya) arranges a ‘challenger’ match between her husband, a former champion on a losing streak, and her ex-lover (Josh O’Connor) in this steamy romance directed by Luca Guadagnino.

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Tomorrow (Sunday 19th May)

14:45

Big Night 15
1h 49m
Stanley Tucci stars and directs this heartwarming and insightful comedy about two Italian brothers living in 1950s New Jersey hosting a spectacular banquet in a final effort to save their failing business.

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17:15

Challengers 15
2h 11m
A tough tennis coach (Zendaya) arranges a ‘challenger’ match between her husband, a former champion on a losing streak, and her ex-lover (Josh O’Connor) in this steamy romance directed by Luca Guadagnino.

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20:00

Kidnapped 12A
2h 14m | Italian w/ English subtitles
In 19th-century Italy, the Catholic Church kidnaps a young Jewish boy claiming that he was secretly baptised at birth. A gripping drama told with operatic intensity and visual grandeur by Palme d’Or winner Marco Bellocchio.

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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!