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Director: Bob Clark

Black Christmas (1974)

Black Christmas (1974)

“If this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl… It’s on TOO TIGHT!”

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, December 23 for a night of Christmas cheer…. and fear! Our marquee is going full-tilt merry-merry with beloved Christmas classics this season, and we’re presenting a colourful night of movie awesome with a WHITE CHRISTMAS / BLACK CHRISTMAS double feature. See one, or see ’em both for the same sweet price!!

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without some holiday horror on the big screen, would it? Margot Kidder, Olivia Hussey and Kier Dullea star in Bob Clark‘s classic (Canadian!) 70s Santa-slasher slay ride BLACK CHRISTMAS. As winter break begins, a group of sorority sisters, including Jess and the often inebriated Barb, begin to receive anonymous, lascivious phone calls. Initially, Barb eggs the caller on, but stops when he responds threateningly. Soon, Barb’s friend Claire goes missing from the sorority house, and a local adolescent girl is murdered, leading the girls to suspect a serial killer is on the loose. But no one realizes just how near the culprit is…

WHITE CHRISTMAS
Doors 7:30 pm | Movie 8:00 pm
Single film tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door

BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)
Movie 10:30 pm *Apx. start time.
Single film tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door

Why not make it a WHITE CHRISTMAS / BLACK CHRISTMAS night!?!
Double bill tickets $13 advance HERE | $15 at the door.

*Minors welcome in the balcony to both films! (Please note BLACK CHRISTMAS is rated 18A). Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes welcome for any single film. Please redeem at the door.

WHITE CHRISTMAS (Michael Curtiz, 1954 / 120 mins / G) A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

BLACK CHRISTMAS (Bob Clark, 1974 / 98 mins / 18A) A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.” For many people, the magic of the holiday season does not hit until (and perhaps unless) the nostalgic and utterly hilarious cinematic chestnut about a boy in the 1940s whose only real desire is to have Santa Claus gift him an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range… Continue Reading

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