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Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Face the Music

The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. and Theodore “Ted” Logan. Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they will be helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures, and a few music legends — to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe. Starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving.

“After, whoa, 30 years, Reeves and Winter return as the SoCal rockers for one more bodacious go at saving the world. So what if the movie is all over the place, this labor of fan-service love makes a most excellent cure for the heinous pandemic blues.” (Rolling Stone Magazine)

“The most successful quality of the film is how close it keeps in spirit and haphazard style to the first two installments, and how it feels proudly unstuck in time.” (Vulture)

“As wholesomely goofy as its heroes, Bill and Ted Face the Music is a rare long-belated sequel that largely recaptures the franchise’s original charm.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

Thursday, September 10
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

Monday, September 14
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

Wednesday, September 16 Final screening!
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

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

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.

BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC (Dean Parisot, 2020 / 14A / 92 mins) Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends Bill and Ted set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they are helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures and a few music legends—to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony to the universe.

Speed

Speed

“There’s a bomb on the bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles per hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, the bus blows up. Whaddya do, Jack?” SPEED is one of the more definitive action films of the 90’s – and perfect for including in the Rio Theatre‘s summer series of classics… Continue Reading

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

In a role that seems totally tailored to him, a pitch-perfect Keanu Reeves (never been better, seriously!) returns to the role of retired hitman John Wick, in this third film in the hit action franchise. After gunning down a member of the High Table — the shadowy international assassin’s guild — legendary hit man John… Continue Reading

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

“When one woman strikes at the heart of another she seldom misses, and the wound is invariably fatal.” Based on French author Choderlos de Laclos’ scandalous 1782 novel “Les Liasons Dangeureuses,” Stephen Frears’ sumptuously stylish DANGEROUS LIAISONS (not to be confused with Milos Forman‘s VALMONT) is a ribald tale concerning a cruel, wicked wager between scheming… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Johnny Mnemonic

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Johnny Mnemonic

Come see folks who wrote jokes for Mystery Science Theater 3000 provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! On Wednesday August 8, Vancouver’s favorite movie riffers The Gentlemen Hecklers (comedians Eric Fell and Gina Harms, joined by special guest riffer Mister Nickel) are set to crack wise at the 1995 Keanu Reeves masterpiece… Continue Reading

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

“I have crossed oceans of time to find you…” Francis Ford Coppola‘s gorgeously goth, Oscar-winning adaptation of Bram Stoker‘s iconic novel stars Gary Oldman in the title role as a nocturnal immortal who leaves the captive Jonathan Harker (Keanu Reeves) and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker — the spitting image of Dracula’s… Continue Reading

The Bad Batch

The Bad Batch

Filmmaker Ana Lily Amirpour‘s sophomore effort takes a sharp detour from her breakthrough, self-described “Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western,” A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, with a highly-stylized love story with undertones of social commentary – set in a cannibal commune in a future dystopia, somewhere in the desert wasteland of Texas. THE BAD BATCH follows… Continue Reading

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2

Retired super-assassin John Wick‘s (Keanu Reeves, in a role that was clearly tailor-made for him) plans to resume a quiet civilian life are cut short when Italian gangster Santino D’Antonio shows up on his doorstep with a gold marker, compelling him to repay past favors. Ordered by Winston, kingpin of secret assassin society The Continental,… Continue Reading

John Wick

John Wick

In a role that seems tailor-made just for him, Keanu Reeves dazzles in JOHN WICK, a stylishly supercharged, neo-noir action thriller that grew into its surprise cult-status thanks, in large part, to Reeves’ phenomenal performance as a hitman who comes out of retirement to exact some serious vengeance in a fantasy-fueled version of New York… Continue Reading

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon

An aspiring model finds herself in a terrifying predicament with her survival hanging in the balance.   Tuesday, July 12 Doors 6:00:pm | Movie 9:30 pm Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 door Thursday, July 14 Doors 6:00:pm | Movie 6:30 pm Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 door   Sunday, July 17 Doors 9:00:pm… Continue Reading