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  • "I hope they keep their word and keep it as it is. I must admit that, as with alot of things, i enjoy having them available but seldom go and see a film there, or anywhere for that matter.

    It's important to keep places going that show the more abstract or independent films. Hollywoods latest offereings are just vacuous product-placement advertising campaigns."
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Oxford's independent cinema Phoenix Picturehouse bought out by Cineworld

First published in News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter covering Abingdon and Wantage, South Oxford and Kennington. Call me on 01865 425431

THE Picturehouse art-house cinema chain, which owns the Phoenix in Oxford, has been bought by Cineworld.

Picturehouse spokesman Charles McDonald said that the Walton Street cinema will not be changed in any way.

The Picturehouse chain was founded when it purchased the Phoenix in 1989.

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