December 2010– January 2011
The King’s Speech(12A) from 7 January
52 High Road, East Finchley N2 9PJ • 020 8444 6789 • www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
Phoenix information Disabled access TOURING EXHIBITION
Film times Transport Full access for
The Phoenix Cinema: 100 years
Films start 20 minutes after the Tube: East Finchley (Northern Line, external ramp, lift, Our touring exhibition is currently residing at Church
stated programme times except High Barnet branch) Buses: 102, 143, disabled toilet. Dedicated Farmhouse Museum in Hendon. The exhibition includes
for Kids Club, Film Classics and 263, 234, 603, H3. spaces in the auditorium. images of The Phoenix and other local cinemas, items
the second film in a double Please let us know when from The Phoenix and Barnet Council’s archive and
bill which start promptly at the Tickets and booking booking. objects on loan from the Cinema Museum. A great
published times. Tickets can be booked in advance for chance to reminisce!
Guide dogs are
all performances once times are welcome; please Closes 3 January, Church Farmhouse Museum
Films and times that are not
confirmed. Advanced booking is let us know in Greyhound Hill, Hendon NW4 4JR. Tel. 020 8359 3942
listed inside are confirmed every
encouraged for all performances and advance.
Monday for the film week ahead
especially for Saturday evening shows
which have reserved seats. Bookings
Disabled parking is The Phoenix Film Group
n Check our website: available outside The Film Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month,
can be made in person, by phone or
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are non-slip. Staff will be
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Applications for the CEA card
before 5.30pm: £9 (£6 concessions) media) 16-31 December: Barnet College Creative and
In the evenings, plenty of spaces available from the box office.
after 5.30pm: £9 (all tickets) Media Diploma students 1-15 Jan: Photography by
are available in the tube station car Subtitled
Sundays and Bank Holidays A-Level Finchley Catholic School pupils 16-31 Jan: TBC
park (£3.20 Monday–Friday, £1 on screenings offered
Saturday and Sunday). £9 (£6 concessions) when we are able. Management reserve the right of admission. Information
Controlled Parking is in operation on Concession prices are available for Integrated induction loop correct at time of press. Registered charity no. 296135.
the High Rd and surrounding streets unemployed, senior citizens, children available. Part of the Europa Cinemas
– parking bays from 35p for 15 aged 16 and under, students or This programme is available in Network of the European
minutes, up to £2.70 for maximum registered disabled. Please bring large format. MEDIA Programme.
stay 90 minutes. Free from 6.30pm proof of status. Prices may differ for
and on Sundays and Bank Holidays. special events, festival screenings etc.
Welcome Featured films
From 3 December
Welcome to the latest Phoenix brochure. This brochure Julian Schnabel’s latest follows
covers the end of 2010, a year that will rightly be a sheltered Palestinian girl’s
coming of age.
remembered as a momentous one in The Phoenix’s
From 10 December
rich history. Not only did we celebrate 100 years since Of Gods and Men(15)
the cinema was first built but we embarked upon and This compelling exploration of
completed the single biggest change to the cinema in faith in the real world won the
Grand Prix at Cannes.
70 years with our Centenary Restoration Project.
From 17 December
We celebrated the rich history through a range of work exploring our heritage both in the The Thorn in My Heart(TBC)
Michel Gondry uses his unique
building through tours, screenings and exhibitions and off site with our memory project, film language to explore his
touring exhibitions and education work. The brochure sweeps us into 2011, a year that will own family story.
be quieter, but no less fun. We kick off with local boy Tom Hooper’s excellent The King’s From 26 December
Speech followed by the riveting Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky. And don’t miss our Girl An Ordinary Execution(12A)
With The Dragon Tattoo triple bill on Sunday 2 January. A young doctor must tend to
the aging but still terrifying
We’re delighted that so many of you are enjoying the new building, with attendances Josef Stalin.
noticeably higher and many of you partaking in the delights of the cafe bar. We thank you From 31 December
The Big Sleep(PG) Bogart and Bacall.
for your patience over the last year and look forward to enjoying a great 2011 together.
Uncle Boonmee(12A) Palme d’Or Winner.
Catfish(12A) Love and deception online.
RegulaRs From 7 January
The King’s Speech(12A)
Kids Club From 11am on Saturdays we have a different activity every week Colin Firth stars as the young
King George VI who battles a
followed at midday by a fantastic film. A maximum of 20 children can attend the debilitating speech impediment.
activities. Pre-booking is advised. Tickets are £2 with a group ticket at £10 (5-10 From 21 January
people including 2 adults). The activity session is free. All children under 8 years of Black Swan(TBC)
age must be accompanied by a responsible older person. Darren Aronofsky is back with
a chilling tale of obsession
Early bird These Tuesday screenings finish by 3.15pm (perfect for parents and rivalry.
picking up children from school) and include a free hot drink. From 28 January
bringing up baby Wednesday morning screenings offer parents with babies up Paul Giamatti stars in this frank
to 18 months a chance to see our main feature. Sponsored by Bepanthen. examination of one man’s
Friday 3 December – Thursday 9 December Box office 020 8444 6789
Miral(12a) Saturday 4 December
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
Tuesday 7 December
EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
at 4pm (not Sun or Tue), 6.30pm (not Thurs), 9pm (not Thurs). Activity starts at 11am prompt. Miral(12A) 1hr 52.
The Golden Compass(PG) 1hr 53.
A young girl embarks on a perilous Wednesday 8 December
journey to rescue her best friend and BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
fight the forces of darkness. Miral(12A) 1hr 52.
Sunday 5 December Thursday 9 December
a CENTURy oF CINEMa: 1940s FILM CLaSSICS at 11am.
at 2pm. Free Good Hair(12A)
1hr 36. USa 2009. Directed by Jeff
Pontecorvo. With Chris Rock, Maya
angelou, al Sharpton.
Chris Rock investigates the black hair
industry and the money and time
women spend creating ‘good hair’.
Thursday 9 December
NT LIVE at 6.45pm. Curtain up 7pm.
Hamlet 3hrs 30 with one interval.
Tickets £10/£9 Friends.
1hr 52. France/Israel/Italy/India 2010. Directed by Julian Schnabel. With Following his celebrated performances
Frieda Pinto, Hiam abbass, Willem Dafoe, Vanessa Redgrave. at the National in Burnt by the Sun,
Jerusalem, 1948. On her way to work, Hind Husseini comes across 55 orphaned For one afternoon only, step back The Revenger’s Tragedy, Philistines
children in the street and takes them home to give them food and shelter. in time to 1942. The Rex Cinema is and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear
Within six months, 55 had grown to almost 2000, and the Dar Al-Tifel Institute your main source of escape from the plays Hamlet.
is born. At the age of 7, Miral is sent to the Institute by her father following her horrors of World War II, and we’ve got
mother’s death. Brought up safely inside the Institute’s walls, she is naïve to the a great film to lift your spirits:
troubles that surround her. Then, at the age of 17, she is assigned to teach at Casablanca(U) ! Come early for a
a refugee camp where she is awakened to the reality of her people’s struggle. drink at Rick’s Bar. If you don’t you’ll
When she falls for political activist Hani, she finds herself torn between the fight regret it, maybe not today, maybe not
for the future of her people and Mama Hind’s belief that education is the road tomorrow ...
to peace. From Julian Schnabel, director of The Diving Bell and The Butterfly,
Before Night Falls and Basquiat comes a timely and compassionate feature
about a young woman searching for answers.
Friday 10 December – Thursday 16 December www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
of Gods and Men(15) Saturday 11 December
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
his last film at The Phoenix. Join us for
a screening of one of Peter’s favourite
at 2.45pm (Sat only), 3.15pm (not Sat or Sun), 6pm (Fri, Tues, Wed only), Activity starts at 11am prompt. films, The Glenn Miller Story(U),
8.45pm (not Sat) The Chronicles of Narnia: followed by a Q&A with the legend
Prince Caspian(PG) himself. All income will go towards
2hrs 24. Join Peter, Susan, Edmund Peter’s retirement.
and Lucy back behind the wardrobe
Monday 13 December
for an epic battle to help brave
SPECIaL EVENT at 6pm.
Prince Caspian against his evil uncle
The War You Don’t See(15)
followed by Q&A with John Pilger
Saturday 11 December live via satellite. Following his
MET oPERa: LIVE IN HD at 5.30pm. award-winning documentary The
War on Democracy, John Pilger’s
Verdi’s Don Carlo
new film is a powerful and timely
Sold out. 4hrs 45 with two intervals.
investigation into the media’s role
Sunday 12 December in war. The War You Don’t See
MET oPERa: ENCoRE SCREENING traces the history of ‘embedded’
at 12 noon. and independent reporting from
Verdi’s Don Carlo the carnage of World War I to the
4hrs 45 approx. Recorded from the destruction of Hiroshima, and
2hrs 2. France 2010. Directed by Xavier Beauvois. With Lambert Wilson, from the invasion of Vietnam to
live broadcast. Tickets £20/£16
Michael Lonsdale, olivier Rabourdin. With English subtitles. the current war in Afghanistan.
Winner of the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film Festival the film follows a As weapons and propaganda are
Nicholas Hytner (The History Boys,
group of Cistercian monks in North Africa in the 1990s who live in harmony with ever more sophisticated, the very
The Madness of King George)
the local population. Brother Luc (Lonsdale) is the resident doctor, dispensing nature of war has developed into an
makes his Met debut with this new
tender care and good advice, while the monastery’s head Brother Christian ‘electronic battlefield.’ But who is
production after its acclaimed run in
(Wilson) is as much versed in the Koran as in the Bible, giving him a special the real enemy today?
London. Roberto Alagna leads the
insight into, and respect for, the Islamic nation in which he has chosen to work.
cast in the title role of Verdi’s most
But the country is increasingly in the grip of fundamentalist violence. When a
ambitious opera. Tuesday 14 December
militia group turns up at the monastery, Christian trades Koranic quotes with EaRLy BIRD at 12.30pm.
their leader, and a détente is produced – but it clearly can’t last. As tension Sunday 12 December Of Gods and Men(15) 2hrs 2.
mounts, the brothers must decide whether to stay or leave. The film balances PETER BayLEy MBE RETIREMENT
the theological and political dimensions in a compelling way, showing that its BENEFIT at 6pm. Tickets £10. Wednesday 15 December
heroes are not living in an ivory tower but are deeply involved in the meaning of After 50 years of dedicated service, BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
their calling in relation to the outside world. Peter Bayley MBE will be projecting Of Gods and Men(15) 2hrs 2.
Friday 17 December – Thursday 23 December
Film times to be confirmed. Please check our website or local listings.
The Thorn in the Heart(tbc) of Gods and Men(15)
2hrs 2. France 2010. Directed by Xavier Beauvois. With Lambert Wilson, Michael
Lonsdale, olivier Rabourdin. With English subtitles. See review previous page.
Saturday 18 December FREE at 2pm. Get into the holiday
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon. spirit with a selection of wintery
Activity starts at 11am prompt. and festive films for all the family
Tinkerbell and the Great including Scrooge(U) from 1951.
Fairy Rescue(U) Arrive early for mince pies in the café.
1hr 26. France 2010. Directed by Michel Gondry. With English subtitles.
Michel Gondry is a filmmaker known for breaking new ground – be it in the 1hr 16. When Tink gets trapped can
world of commercial advertising, directing music videos for the likes of Bjork Vidia and pals rescue her? Is faith,
and The White Stripes, or helming imaginative features like Eternal Sunshine of trust and pixie dust enough?
the Spotless Mind. Gondry’s newest film, The Thorn in the Heart, further propels Tuesday 21 December
his filmography into the realm of the unvisited with a personal look at the life Sunday 19 December EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
of Gondry family matriarch, his aunt Suzette Gondry, and her relationship with FREE GUIDED ToURS The Thorn in the Heart(tbc)1hr 26.
her son, Jean-Yves. Michel examines Suzette’s years as a schoolteacher and her From 10am–1pm (booking essential).
life in rural France. During the course of filming the documentary, new family Go behind the scenes in one of the Wednesday 22 December
stories are unearthed and Michel uses his camera to explore them in a subtle UK’s oldest cinemas. BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
and sensitive way. FRoM THE aRCHIVES: FESTIVE CHEER The Thorn in the Heart(tbc)1hr 26.
Friday 24 December – Thursday 30 December
Film times to be confirmed. Please check our website or local listings. Friday 24 December Pre-recorded from live transmission.
SPECIaL HoLIDay SCREENING at 2pm Tickets £15/£13 concs/£6 child.
an ordinary Execution(12a) Join us for this festive screening with
free sherry and mince pies to get you
£2 discount for Friends.
Tchaikovsky’s ultimate Christmas
1hr 45. France 2010. Directed by Marc in the holiday spirit! ballet comes to The Phoenix by way
Dugain. With Marina Hands, andré It’s a Wonderful Life(U) of Moscow in the classic production
Dussollier, Edouard Baer. 2hrs 10. USa 1946. Directed by Frank by Yuri Grigorovich performed by the
French drama adapted by writer/director Capra. With James Stewart, Donna world-famous Bolshoi Ballet.
Marc Dugain from his own novel. Set in Reed, Lionel Barrymore.
1950s Moscow, the film imagines the An angel helps a despairing
Tuesday 28 December
relationship between aging Russian EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
businessman see what life would
dictator Joseph Stalin (Dussolier) and a have been like without him. An Ordinary Execution(12A) 1hr 45.
gifted young female doctor, Anna (Hands),
who is summoned to the Kremlin to care Friday 24 December Wednesday 29 December
for Stalin as the infirmities of old age BoLSHoI BaLLET at 5pm BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
overtake him. Anna sets about her work Nutcracker An Ordinary Execution(12A) 1hr 45.
uneasily, aware that anything she does 2hrs 15 with one interval.
to displease her tyrannical patient could
lead to her being ‘purged’ in the same
perfunctory manner as her predecessor.
As the ailing dictator rambles and
reminisces on his deathbed, his warped
philosophy of terror is subtly revealed.
The Thorn in the Heart(tbc)
1hr 26. France 2010. Directed by Michel Gondry. With English subtitles.
See review previous page
2hrs 10. UK 2010. Directed by Mike Leigh. With Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville,
Another chance to see Mike Leigh’s latest following one year in the life of a
contented married couple and the needy friends and family that come to them
Friday 31 December – Thursday 6 January
Film times to be confirmed. Please check our website or local listings.
The Big Sleep(PG) Catfish(12a)
1hr 54. USa 1946. Directed by Howard USa 2010. Directed by Henry Joost and
Hawks. With Humphrey Bogart, Lauren ariel Schulman. With ariel Schulman,
Bacall. yaniv Schulman, Megan Faccio.
This classic film noir serves as a showcase In late 2007, filmmakers Ariel Schulman
for one of Hollywood’s royal couples at and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding
their best: Bogey and Bacall. Based on as they began to film the life of Ariel’s brother, Nev. They had no idea that their
the Raymond Chandler book and with William Faulkner among the screenwriters, the project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives.
film remains one of the most intelligent and compelling detective stories of the era. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a riveting story of
Asked to investigate a disappearance by a wealthy general, wary investigator Philip love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.
Marlowe (Bogart) is drawn into a world of gambling, pornography, drug abuse and
murder and drawn to the General’s daughter who has something to hide.
Sunday 2 January 2hrs 9. USa 2010. Sweden 2009.
THE MILLENIUM TRILoGy Directed by Daniel alfredson. With
Uncle Boonmee A chance to watch all three films
based on the best-selling novels.
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace.
When a young journalist is murdered,
Who Can Recall Tickets: 1 film £9/£6 concs; 2 films
£14/£10 concs; 3 films £18/£12.
Salander is the prime suspect
and Blomkvist must enter a dark
His Past Lives(12a) The Girl with the Dragon
Tattoo(18) at 2pm.
underworld to clear her name.
The Girl Who Kicked the
1hr 53. Thailand/UK/France 2010. 2hrs 33. Sweden 2009. Directed by Hornet’s Nest(15) at 8pm.
Niels arden oplev. With Michael 2hrs 27. Sweden 2009. Directed
Directed by apichatpong Weera-
Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace. by Daniel alfredson. With Michael
sethakul. With Sakda Kaewbuadee,
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is offered Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace.
Jenjira Pongpas, Thanapat Saisaymar.
an assignment to track down the Salander and Blomkvist strike back at
Winner of this year’s Palme d’Or at Cannes. Uncle Boonmee has chosen to
missing daughter of an elderly their enemies in this tense finale.
spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the remote forest, an
important place from his childhood and, he believes, the possible location of his tycoon. When he discovers a
mysterious young woman, Lisbeth
Tuesday 4 January
former existences. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
for him, and the spirit of his long lost son returns. Contemplating the reasons Salander, has hacked into his
computer he convinces her to help The Big Sleep(PG)1hr 54.
for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious
hilltop cave – the birthplace of his first life. Eerie, poetic and masterful, Uncle him solve the mystery. Wednesday 5 January
Boonmee creates an enchanted world where fauna and flora converge to convey The Girl Who Played with BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
a magical, sublime atmosphere. Fire(15) at 5.15pm. Catfish(21A)1hr 27.
Friday 7 January – Thursday 20 January (two weeks) www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
The King’s Speech(12a) Saturday 8 January
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
Thursday 13 January
NT LIVE at 6.45pm.
7-13 January: at 3.15pm (not Sun), 6pm (not Sat, Sun or Thurs), Activity starts at 11am prompt. FELA! Tickets £10/£9 Friends.
8.45pm (not Sat, Sun or Thurs), Sunday only at 5pm, 7.45pm The Sorcerer’s Apprentice(PG) 3hrs with one interval.
14-20 January: times to be confirmed 1hr 49. Inspired by the beloved segment A provocative and wholly unique
in Disney’s Fantasia, this live-action hybrid of dance, theatre and music,
film moves the action to modern-day FELA! explores the world of Afrobeat
Manhattan where a wizard must train an legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Winner
average teenager to help him battle the of three 2010 Tony Awards including
forces of evil. Best Choreography.
Saturday 8 January Saturday 15 January
MET oPERa: LIVE IN HD at 6pm KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West Activity starts at 11am prompt.
3hrs 10. Sold out. Race to Witch Mountain(PG)
1hr 38. This modern remake features
Sunday 9 January two teen aliens whose search for
MET oPERa: ENCoRE SCREENING their spacecraft gets them caught up
at 1pm in an adventure with a cab drive and a
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West UFO specialist.
3hrs 10. Recorded from the live
broadcast. Tickets £20/£16 Sunday 16 January
concs/£14 Friends a CENTURy oF CINEMa: 1950s
Puccini’s wild west opera stars at 2pm. Free
all-American diva Deborah Voigt in It’s 1953 and The Rex is holding a
a performance that marks the 100th screening of classic teen film The
anniversary of the opera’s world Wild One(PG) starring teen heartthrob
1hr 58. UK/australia 2011. Directed by Tom Hooper. With Colin Firth, Helena premiere at the Met. and hero Marlon Brando. Plus a short
Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush. film, Momma Don’t Allow, of London
Based on the true story of Queen Elizabeth II’s father and his remarkable Tuesday 11 January teenagers dancing the night away
friendship with maverick speech therapist Lionel Logue, The King’s Speech stars EaRLy BIRD at 12.30pm. at Wood Green Jazz Club. So put on
Academy Award nominee Colin Firth (A Single Man) as King George VI who is The King’s Speech(12A)1hr 58. your hippest outfit and come to the
unexpectedly thrust into the international spotlight when his brother Edward cinema to hang out with the groovy
abdicates in order to marry Wallis Simpson. Academy Award winner Geoffrey Wednesday 12 January guys and dolls!
Rush (Shine) stars as Logue, the man who helps him find a voice with which to BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
lead the nation. The King’s Speech(12A)1hr 58.
Friday 21 January – Thursday 27 January www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
Black Swan(tbc) Saturday 22 January
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
Sunday 23 January
FREE GUIDED ToURS
Daily except Sunday at 4.30pm (not Tues), 6.45pm and 9pm. Activity starts at 11am prompt. From 10am–1pm (booking essential).
Sunday only at 5.45pm, 8pm. Wall-E(U) 1hr 43. Go behind the scenes in one of the
A lonely robot tasked with cleaning up UK’s oldest cinemas.
Planet Earth travels deep into outer
space in search of a newfound friend.
1hr 43. USa 2010. Directed by Darren aronofsky. With Natalie Portman, Mila
FRoM THE aRCHIVES
Kunis, Vincent Cassel.
FREE at 2pm.
Visionary director Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler) takes a thrilling and at times
In association with Black History
terrifying journey through the psyche of a young ballerina. Nina (Portman)
Studies Productions, film to be
is a dancer in a New York city ballet company whose life, like all those in her
profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive
former-ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who exerts a suffocating
control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace
prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of
their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: Tuesday 25 January
a new dancer Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan(tbc) 1hr 43
Black Swan , who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role
perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young
Wednesday 26 January
BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in
touch with her dark side – a recklessness that threatens to destroy her. Black Swan(tbc) 1hr 43
Friday 28 January – Thursday 3 February www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
Barney’s Version(15) Saturday 29 January
KIDS CLUB at 12 noon.
Concert, a one act romanticised
version of the ballet class dancers
at 2.30pm (not Sun), 5.30pm, 8.30pm Activity starts at 11am prompt. do every day including exercises
Space Chimps 2: Zartog at the barre and displays of beauty
Strikes Back(U) 1hr 16. and strength at centre stage. This
Ham, Luna and Titan are back and half hour piece will be followed by
must rescue tech specialist Titan and Giselle, one of the most beloved
overthrow an extraterrestrial tyrant ballets of all time which tells the
called Zartog. tragic tale of a love that is stronger
Sunday 30 January
BoLSHoI BaLLET at 2pm Tuesday 1 February
Class Concert + Giselle EaRLy BIRD at 1pm.
2hrs 50 with one interval. Barney’s Version(15) 2hrs 14
Pre-recorded from live transmission.
Tickets £15/£13 concs/£6 child. Wednesday 2 February
£2 discount for Friends. BRINGING UP BaBy at 11am.
This performance begins with Class Barney’s Version(15) 2hrs 14
2hrs 14. Canada/Italy 2010. Directed by Richard J Lewis. With Paul Giamatti,
Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Rosamund Pike.
Based on Mordecai Richler’s prize-winning comic novel, Barney’s Version is the
warm, wise and witty story of Barney Panofsky (Giamatti), a seemingly ordinary
man who lives an extraordinary life. A candid confessional told (as the title
implies) entirely from Barney’s point of view, the film spans four decades and
two continents, taking us through the many highs, and a few too many lows, of
our hero’s long and colourful life. Mostly, we learn about Barney by witnessing
his three marriages, each representing, like the rings of a circus, different ‘acts’
of his life. There is also the ongoing suspicion that Barney is responsible for the
disappearance of his best friend whom he both adored and envied. But Barney
isn’t able to exonerate himself of this charge as he has the unfortunate habit of
getting blink drunk at pivotal moments. Barney is honest to a fault, owning up
to his flaws and failings with a self-lacerating wit that positively dares us not
to like him and he leads us on an unsteady walk down memory lane in order to
explain his life to others and make sense of it himself. Not only does he turn out
to be an unrepentant romantic man, he is also capable of all kinds of sneaky
acts of gallantry, generosity and goodness when we – and he – least expect it.
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All memberships include: makes it the ideal place to hang out and grab a latte or a
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n 10% off the entire bill at the
screen media. Quote Phoenix Bronze members receive and 1pm Sunday. We are also open earlier on weekdays
Bald Faced Stag for tables up to
when booking. • 2 free tickets each year when the film schedule allows. Kitchen closes at 9.30pm.
4 people in the dining room
Sunday – Thursday. • £2 off every ticket you buy
n BFI London Film Festival
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brochure mailed to your door &
night when dining in the bar. £25 a year or £40 for two people at
priority booking for LFF
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PRINTING: SPLASH www.splashprinting.co.uk
screenings before tickets go on
n £50 off the joining fee at sale to the general public. Silver members receive
Muswell Hill Lab Spa • Free tickets for an entire year
n 10% off Haircut & Colour at
Health Club. • 10% discount on cinema hire
Barrons Hairdressing Muswell £300 a year or £500 for two people
n 10% off at Muswell Hill Hill. Please quote Phoenix
at the same address.
Bookshop. membership when booking.
Gold members receive
• A pair of free tickets for life
P I/we wish to become a bronze / silver / gold • One free cinema hire
Friend(s) of the Phoenix £_______ enclosed.
• 20% off future cinema hires
P I wish to join the mailing list (Free).
P Please add my address to the weekly email listings.
All for a one-off payment of £5,000 Kiosk
DESIGN: RICHARD REEVE www.richardreevedesign.co.uk
If you don’t have time to visit the cafe but still want food
Title: ______ Name: _________________________________________
Quick online survey and drink to enjoy with the film then the kiosk can provide
Title: ______ Name: _________________________________________ a selection of traditional cinema food and drink plus our
Address: __________________________________________________ famous cake as well as beer and wine to take into the
__________________________________________________________ auditorium. You can buy tickets and/or food and drink at
Postcode: ___________ Phone: _______________________________ either till downstairs so there’s no need to queue twice.
P I enclose a cheque for £_______
P Please debit my card Issue No. _______ (Switch only)
Hire the Phoenix
The Phoenix is available to hire for children’s parties,
Card No. ____________________________________________
private screenings, business events and as a filming
Exp. date _______________ Valid from date _______________
http://recy.me/kg7r location. For more details see hire section of our website
Office Use only: Payment: Date: or call the box office and ask for Paul or Cassie.