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Actor: Marion Cotillard

CANCELLED Contagion

CANCELLED Contagion

Dearest Friends and Rio Family: Effective immediately. we will be temporarily dimming our lights and powering down the projector. Some events are being postponed, and others canceled – we will do our best to connect with ticket-holders and advise them of future plans as soon as they are made clear to us. In the meantime, stay safe out there! We’ll let you know when we’re able to start buttering your popcorn again, and we look forward to seeing you then. We’re gonna get through this, people! Until then, lots of love from everyone at the Rio. xoxox


 

“Nothing spreads like fear.”

Seems like everybody’s talking about Steven Soderbergh‘s 2011 sci-fi thriller CONTAGION right now. And since we at the Rio Theatre are firm believers in the absolute power and social importance of the communal cinema-going experience, we felt the time was right for a big-screen revisit – and have added this eerily timely (if not weirdly prophetic) title to our calendar on Friday, March 20.

CONTAGION follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart. Soderbergh put together an all-star cast of Hollywood A-listers for this one, including Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, and others.

“The all-star disaster-movie genre is taken out of the 1970s and given a stylish and largely persuasive 21st century makeover by director and cinematographer Steven Soderbergh.” (Guardian)
Friday, March 20
CONTAGION
Doors 8:00 pm | Movie 8:30 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door
*Minors welcome 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.

CONTAGION (Steven Soderbergh, 2011 / 106 mins / 14A) As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus – that kills within days – rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

The Little Prince

The Little Prince

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April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World

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Macbeth

Macbeth

Based on William Shakespeare’s timeless play, MACBETH is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought down by ambition and desire. Director Justin Kurzel’s thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times reimagines wartime for one of literature’s most famous and compelling characters, whose all-consuming passion and ambition eventually drives him to… Continue Reading