Author: James Douglas

September 10, 2015
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English movies in Florence during September

Odeon CinehallPiazza Strozzi, Florence | Show dates and times subject to change | www.odeonfirenze.com | 055.214068  Ricki and the Flash *** September 10–17, 19–20 Get ready for Ricki, ageing rock-chick guitarist whose single-minded quest for stardom took her away from
May 28, 2015
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Movies in English in Florence during June

Dates may be subject to change. For up-to-date details and showtimes, see odeonfirenze.com. TOMORROWLAND *** June 4–7 Cynical former boy-genius Frank (George Clooney) and bright, optimistic teen Casey (Brittany Robertson), embark on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in
April 30, 2015
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Movies in English in Florence: May 2015

***** unmissable**** excellent*** good/average** poor* avoid ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 odeonfirenze.com   April 30, May 1–3, 14, 16–17THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL ***   Now that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is fully occupied with its regular long-term residents, co-managers Muriel Donnelly and Sonny Kapoor dream of expansion, and they’ve found […]
April 2, 2015
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Best movies in Florence during April

Dates and times may be subject to change. For up-to-date details, see the websites of the venues listed below.   ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 odeonfirenze.com   April 2–7 CINDERELLA From Disney, Kenneth Branagh’s live-action version of the classic fairy story is lush, colourful, fast-paced and self-consciously (post)modern. Helena Bonham-Carter does what she […]
March 5, 2015
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Best movies of the month in Florence

ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 www.odeonfirenze.com Florence Korea Film FestUntil March 30 More than just a cinematic event, the Florence Korea Film Fest explores all aspects of Korean culture. Beyond the many movies worth catching, this week in particular is packed with exciting concurrent events:
February 5, 2015
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Movies of the month

Dates may be subject to change. For up-to-date details and show times, see the websites listed below.   ODEON Cinema. Piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051. www.odeonfirenze.com   Take advantage of a special 20% discount by showing your movie ticket at the Odeon Bistrò: an
January 15, 2015
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English movies in Florence this January

Dates may be subject to change. For up-to-date details and showtimes, consult the venue websites listed below. *****=unmissable ****=excellent ***=good/average **=poor*=avoid Odeon Cinehall Piazza Strozzi 2 055/295051 www.odeonfirenze.com   The Imitation Game *** January 15–21      &
December 4, 2014
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Movies of the month

*****= unmissable ****= excellent ***= good/average **= poor *= avoid   ODEON Cinema piazza Strozzi 2, tel. 055/295051 www.odeonfirenze.com December 18–26 JIMMY’S HALL  ****     County Leitrim, 1932. Returning to bloodied and scarred Ireland from New York, socialist activist James Gralton converts the village community hall into a centre for art, dancing and political […]
November 6, 2014
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November movie reviews

*****= unmissable ****= excellent ***= good/average **= poor *= avoid   BRITISH INSTITUTE of Florence Lungarno Guicciardini, 9 tel. 055/26778270 www.britishinstitute.it   November 12, 8pm THE APPLE **** ‘It’s a witty, gentle but often surprisingly acerbic little movie, slowly working its way towards a quite devastating final shot which underlines the need for an open […]
October 2, 2014
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Movies of the month

October 6–8. LUCY   ‘The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity. Imagine what she could do with 100%.’ Lucy, accidentally caught in a dark drug deal, avenges her captors by transforming herself into a merciless warrior using more brain power than is customary for