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Vampire’s Kiss

Vampire’s Kiss

Nicolas Cage – in what many consider to be his “Cage-iest” performance – stars as Peter Loew, a sleazy NYC literary agent, who prowls the bars in the evening looking for some action. One night he hooks up with a mysterious, sexy woman named Rachel (Jennifer Beals) and in the course of their relations, she bites him on the neck. When he wakes up the next morning, he doesn’t feel quite right…. He is irritable, and has a hard time dealing with life at the literary agency, where his secretary takes the brunt of his ire. Suddenly, it dawns on Peter that he was bitten by a vampire, so he goes out and buys a set of real fangs.

Then the chaos begins.

“What really makes this worth seeing is Cage’s outrageously unbridled performance.” (Chicago Reader)

“What truly distinguishes the movie is Cage’s performance, which is so off the wall that even if you don’t like it you have to watch in awe.” (TV Guide)

Friday, November 30
Doors 11:00 pm | Movie 11:30 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

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

VAMPIRE’S KISS (Robert Bierman, 1988 / 14A / 103 mins) A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his madness deepens, it begins to look as if some of the events he’s experiencing may be hallucinations.

Mandy

Mandy

Writer-director Panos Cosmatos follows up his feature debut, 2010’s hyper-stylish midnighter BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, with one of the year’s most buzzed about titles – the punishing, blood-soaked hallucinogenic revenge odyssey MANDY. Set in the Pacific Northwest’s Shadow Mountains in 1983, Red (Nicolas  Cage, in what many are calling a career-defining performance) and Mandy (Andrea… Continue Reading

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona

The Coen Brothers tell the story of an absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date. With Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Trey… Continue Reading

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad

A strange disorder suddenly causes parents to violently turn against their own children, forcing a suburban teen (Anne Winters) and her younger brother (Zackary Arthur) to evade the clutches of their now-deranged mom (Selma Blair) and dad (Nicolas Cage). However, their situation gets even more complicated when their grandparents (Lance Henriksen and Marilyn Dodds Frank)… Continue Reading

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

“This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.” Get in to the Valentine’s Day mood with a Friday Late Night screening of David Lynch’s cult-classic WILD AT HEART, starring Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern as  young lovers Sailor and Lula who are forced to go on the run from the variety of weirdos… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: The Wicker Man

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: The Wicker Man

Not. The. Bees. The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, June 8 with the so-remarkably-bad it’s-actually-awesome THE WICKER MAN (2006). Nicolas Cage provides one of his most inspired, Nicolas Cage-iest performances ever in director Neil LaBute’s “unintentionally hilarious” remake of the 1973 British cult horror classic Set on a remote, mysterious island… Continue Reading