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Interview with the Vampire

Interview with the Vampire

Director Neil Jordan assembled a cast of serious A-list talent for the long-awaited adaptation of author Anne Rice‘s lush, goth pop-culture juggernaut INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, released in 1994. Set against the backdrop of modern, gloomy San Francisco, 18th-century-born Spanish Lord Louis de Pointe du Lac (Brad Pitt), a bicentennial vampire, relays his remarkable life story of love, betrayal, loneliness and dark hunger to an eager (if not skeptical) biographer (Christian Slater). Suicidal after the death of his family, he meets Lestat de Lioncourt (Tom Cruise), a vampire who persuades him to choose immortality over death and become his companion. Eventually, gentle Louis resolves to leave his violent maker, but Lestat guilts him into staying by turning a young girl (Kirsten Dunst) – whose addition to the “family” breeds even more conflict. With Antonio Banderas, Stephen Rea.

“Sumptuous, mesmerizing and imaginatively ghastly.” (The New York Times)

Saturday, October 24 SOLD OUT
Doors 7:30 pm | Movie 7:50 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.

Monday, November 2 Encore Screening Added!
Doors 8:40 pm | Movie 9:00 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.

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE (Neil Jordan, 1994 / 123 mins / 18A) After the death of his wife and daughter, Spanish lord Louis is turned into a vampire by Lestat de Lioncourt. To keep Louis by his side, Lestat converts a plague-ridden girl.

Eyes Wide Shut (20th Anniversary Screening)

Eyes Wide Shut (20th Anniversary Screening)

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Legend

Legend

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The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Top Gun

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Top Gun

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Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder

Director Ben Stiller (who also co-wrote the film), leads an all-star ensemble inlcuding Robert Downey Jr. Jack Black, Jay Baruchel, Steve Coogan, Danny McBride, Nick Nolte, and Bill Hader in a one of the funniest spoofs of war films (and Hollywood!) ever made. TROPIC THUNDER follows about a group of self-absorbed, pampered actors who set… Continue Reading

The Outsiders

The Outsiders

“Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold” S.E. Hinton‘s landmark novel ‘The Outsiders’ celebrated 50 years of staying gold in 2017; we thought it seemed fitting to revisit this classic story – and Francis Ford Coppola’s timeless film – with a prime time screening of THE OUTSIDERS on Tuesday, June 27. Hinton co-wrote the screenplay, making for… Continue Reading

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Based on journalist Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer prize-winning book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief,” Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s (THE ARMSTRONG LIE) explosive new documentary on the inner-workings of Scientology is an unflinching look at the organization, deconstructing everything from the “cult” of charismatic leader L. Ron Hubbard to his organization’s dubious and… Continue Reading