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The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars von Trier (ANTICHRIST, DANCER IN THE DARK, BREAKING THE WAVES) returns with one of his most daring, masterfully provocative works yet – the highly controversial THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT. We are set to screen the controversial director’s cut of the film – the one that screened at Cannes.

In five audacious episodes, failed architect and arch-sociopath Jack (Matt Dillon) recounts the elaborately orchestrated murders-each, as he views them, a towering work of art-that define his “career” as a serial killer. Mixing pitch black humor, transcendent surrealism, and renegade musings on everything from history to architecture to cinema, von Trier fashions a radical, blazingly personal inquiry into violence, art, and the twin acts of creation and destruction. With Uma Thurman, Riley Keough, and Bruno Ganz.

“Horrifying, sadistic, possibly brilliant.” (Indiewire)

“Nobody else makes movies like Von Trier, and if they did, they’d probably get arrested.” (Film Inquiry)

Saturday, December 15
Doors 9:45 pm | Movie 10:15 pm

Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

Monday, December 17
Doors 8:45 pm | Movie 9:15 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

*Minors permitted in the balcony. (Please not this film is rated 18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
* Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT (Lars von Trier, 2018 / 155 mins / 18A) In five episodes spanning twelve years, failed architect and vicious sociopath Jack recounts his elaborately orchestrated murders — each, as he views them, a towering work of art that defines his life’s work as a serial killer in the Pacific Northwest.

VIFF: The House That Jack Built

VIFF: The House That Jack Built

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW! Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet in… Continue Reading

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

“Silly Caucasian girl likes to play with Samurai swords.” There is no better way to appreciate the Hattori Honzo level of precision greatness in Quentin Tarantino’s KILL BILL 1 and 2 than seeing them back-to-back, and on our big screen. The films reunite Tarantino with actress (and co-writer) Uma Thurman, whose soaring performance as a… Continue Reading

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

“Silly Caucasian girl likes to play with Samurai swords.” There is no better way to appreciate the Hattori Honzo level of precision greatness in Quentin Tarantino’s KILL BILL 1 and 2 than seeing them back-to-back, and on our big screen. The films reunite Tarantino with actress (and co-writer) Uma Thurman, whose soaring performance as a… Continue Reading

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

“Zed’s Dead.” Ring out 2016 right…With PULP FICTION, our final Friday Late Night Movie of the year! Quentin Tarantino‘s endlessly stylishly, non-linear and infinitely quotable PULP FICTION is a modern masterpiece, featuring a killer soundtrack and an all-star cast whose characters have become practically ingrained into contemporary culture. I mean, who doesn’t love a Big… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Batman & Robin (1997)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Batman & Robin (1997)

Join The Gentlemen Hecklers on Wednesday, September 12 as they celebrate an incredible six (!) years of movie riffing at the Rio Theatre by cracking wise with a screening of Joel Schumacher‘s BATMAN & ROBIN. (Yes… The one with George Clooney. And Uma Thurman. And Ah-nuld!) The Gentlemen Hecklers provide live, hilarious commentary for the… Continue Reading