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Love, Simon

Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: He’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. Directed by Greg Berlanti (Riverdale, The Flash, Supergirl), written by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger (This is Us), and based on Becky Albertalli‘s acclaimed novel, LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love. Starring Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, and Katherine Langford.

“The high school teen romcom is reborn for 2018. Funny, sentimental and smart: John Hughes would be proud.” (Empire Magazine)

LOVE, SIMON hits its coming-of-age beats more deftly than many entries in this well-traveled genre — and represents an overdue, if not entirely successful, milestone of inclusion.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

Greg Berlanti‘s groundbreaking gay romcom is an exuberant gift, a John Hughes movie for audiences who just got woke and the first mainstream studio release to put a closeted teen front and center.” (Rolling Stone)

Nick Robinson adeptly manages to capture the anxiety of being a gay teenager with even more dexterity than Timothée Chalamet in CALL ME BY YOUR NAME.” (GQ)

Saturday, May 5
Doors 2:30 pm | Movie 3:00 pm

Advance tickets $10 HERE | $12 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

LOVE, SIMON Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Tragedy Girls

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Tragedy Girls

Finally… A killer body-horror comedy that passes the Bechdel test – HEATHERS meets MEAN GIRLS in an Instagram universe. It’s Vancouver-based (we’re claiming him, mmmkay?) writer-director Tyler MacIntrye‘s TRAGEDY GIRLS, it’s bloody good fun, it’s one of the breakout horror his of 2017, and it’s hitting the Rio Theatre‘s screen as our Friday Late Night Movie… Continue Reading

VIFF: Tragedy Girls

VIFF: Tragedy Girls

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the hosting venues for The 36th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept. 28 – Oct. 13, 2017 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org Tickets: Tickets will be available at the box office of each venue once the festival is up and running or online through https://viff.org/Online/viwiff-2017… Continue Reading

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed… Continue Reading