Author: James Douglas

September 4, 2016
LIFESTYLE

Movies in Florence: September and early October

All films are showing at the Odeon Cinehall (piazza Strozzi). Dates are subject to change. Check for program changes on the Odeon website. ESCOBAR: PARADISE LOST **September 5–7 Andrea di Stefano’s debut movie has Benicio del Toro as the world’s most notorious drug lord as one of its protagonists, and has all the makings of a […]
May 2, 2016
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English language movies in Florence in May 2016

All of the following films are showing at the Odeon Cinehall (piazza Strozzi). Films and dates are subject to change. Consult the venue website in case of any program changes. The Dressmaker ***May 5, 7–8 Revenge is back in fashion. Haute couture comes to the outback in Jocelyn Moorhouse’s adaptation of Rosalie Ham’s bestselling novel, blithely […]
March 30, 2016
LIFESTYLE

English language movies in Florence, April 2016

The following films will be shown at the Odeon Cinehall in piazza Strozzi. Dates are subject to change. For showtimes, see the website. Truth ** April 1–4 The true story of how Mary Mapes, CBS news journalist and producer of legendary anchor Dan Rather on 60 Minutes, uncovered an unpleasant truth about the military past of […]
March 1, 2016
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English Language movies in Florence in March 2016

Wondering what English language films are playing in Florence in March 2016? TF has the answer every month.   Rocco e i suoi fratelli (Rocco and his brothers)   March 3 Shown in Italian with English subtitles     Visconti’s great 1960 movie about migration from the agricultural South of Italy to the industrialised North […]
February 4, 2016
LIFESTYLE

English language movies in Florence in February 2016

*Dates are subject to change. Consult the Odeon Cinema and Spazio Alfieri websites for any last-minute changes. Odeon Cinema, February 4–9 JOY     David O. Russell’s cross-generational biopic about Joy Mangano and her mop tackles capitalism head on, but its mood swings and incidental wackiness make it uneven and not entirely satisfying. ‘Since Joy is a David O. […]
December 3, 2015
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English language movies in Florence in December

Subject to change. For up-to-date details and show times, see the Odeon's website. ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 odeonfirenze.com December 14–15 THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 **** Nothing can prepare you for the end. Except Lionsgate’s pre-publicity for
LIFESTYLE

English language movies in Florence in January

January is all about the movies with a blockbuster lineup at Florence's historic Odeon Cinema (piazza Strozzi 2, Florence, 055/295051, odeonfirenze.com). Check out the website for showtimes. Bridge of Spies **** January 1–5 In a world on the brink, the difference between war and peace was
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English language movies in Florence in December

Subject to change. For up-to-date details and show times, see the Odeon's website. ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 odeonfirenze.com December 14–15 THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 **** Nothing can prepare you for the end. Except Lionsgate’s pre-publicity for
November 5, 2015
ART + CULTURE

random abandon or a ballast for joy

‘Coding’, Philadelphia PA, November 2014   A photographic exhibition by Luca Morgantini called “random abandon or a ballast for joy” opens on December 4, 2015, jointly at Studio 108 in via Sapiti and Trattoria Quattro Leoni in piazza della Passera. Morgantini is a Florentine photographer who is particularly interested in street photography and reportage. He […]
October 1, 2015
LIFESTYLE

English language movies in Florence in October

Subject to change. For up-to-date details and show times, see the Odeon's website. ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 odeonfirenze.com October 1–7 EVEREST   Never let go. Semi-documentary drama based on the true story of the extreme weather disasters that befell