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Tron

Tron

As Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is ‘digitalized’ by a laser and finds himself inside ‘The Grid’, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program (MCP). With the help of a security program called ‘TRON’, Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP. With Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan.

“A dazzling movie from Walt Disney in which computers have been used to make themselves romantic and glamorous. Here’s a technological sound-and-light show that is sensational and brainy, stylish, and fun.” (Roger Ebert)

“An original and visually stunning piece of science fiction that represents a landmark work in the history of computer animation.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“For most people, TRON’s importance is as a historical footnote. It’s the Model T of our CGI age. But the film’s fans are passionate ones.” (Entertainment Weekly)

Saturday, September 19
Doors 7:30 pm | Movie 8:00 pm *Start time subject to change
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

*Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.
**Minors permitted. (Language warning.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service

PLEASE NOTE: All of the Rio Theatre’s screenings are operating at a sharply reduced capacity. We can’t guarantee availability of tickets at the door, so advance tickets for all screening events are strongly recommended. Our online box office can be found at www.riotheatretickets.ca. Online sales for every screening automatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.

TRON (Steven Lisberger, 1982 / 96 mins / PG) A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

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Bad Times at the El Royale

Bad Times at the El Royale

In 1969, seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a seedy, rundown hotel with a dark past that straddles the border between California and Nevada. Over the course of one fateful night the strangers – a cleric, a soul singer, a traveling salesman, two sisters, the manager and… Continue Reading

Starman

Starman

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a double bill highlighting two great performances from an enduring actor’s career that we can totally abide by: Jeff Bridges. At 6:30 pm we’ll be screening Peter Bogdanovich‘s work of sentimental 50’s coming-of-age drama THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, followed by John Carpenter‘s sci-fi romance STARMAN at 9:00 pm.… Continue Reading

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

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The Big Lebowski BZZR Garden

The Big Lebowski BZZR Garden

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

“I’m the Dude, so that’s what you call me. That or, uh His Dudeness, or uh Duder, or El Duderino, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.” We’re excited to be screening writer-director John Turturro‘s (aka Jesus Quintana in THE BIG LEBOWSKI) “spiritual sequel / spinoff,” THE JESUS ROLLS, as a Friday Late Night… Continue Reading