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Actor: Thora Birch

Hocus Pocus (With Mick Garris Q&A!)

Hocus Pocus (With Mick Garris Q&A!)

Join us at the Rio Theatre on October 18 & 29 for one of the hands-down, most requested Halloween titles we’ve always wanted to play but haven’t been able to, until now …. HOCUS POCUS! Even better, our friend – Master of Horror Mick Garris (CRITTERS 2, THE STAND, NIGHTMARE CINEMA) will be joining us for a post-screening Skype Q&A (October 18) to talk about the cult-classic, Halloween staple that he wrote.

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

Sunday, October 18 Main Floor Sold Out!
Doors 3:30 pm | Movie 4:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

Thursday, October 29 Third screening Added!
Doors 5:50 pm | Movie 6:20 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
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.

HOCUS POCUS (Kenny Ortega, 1993 / 97 mins / PG) After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches’ reign of terror once and for all.

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