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Police Story

Police Story

The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-Kui, a Hong Kong police inspector who goes rogue to bring down a drug kingpin and protect the case’s star witness (Chinese… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Starship Troopers (97)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Starship Troopers (97)

“The only good bug, is a dead bug.” Inexplicably, Paul Verhoeven‘s 1997 work of futuretastic sci-fi fantasy, STARSHIP TROOPERS – a movie about humans in a fascistic, militaristic future doing battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival – has become a cult-favourite. This means that it is best appreciated on the big… Continue Reading

The Legend of Drunken Master

The Legend of Drunken Master

From a land where honor and tradition reign, comes the legend of a martial-arts hero unlike any other — the “Drunken Master” — who can turn just one drink into devastation and humiliation for his enemies. His technique is fast, furious… and powerfully funny. In 1994, martial arts superstar Jackie Chan returned to movie screens,… Continue Reading

Rampage (Uwe Boll in Attendance!)

Rampage (Uwe Boll in Attendance!)

In this visceral thriller from director Uwe Boll (HEART OF AMERICA, POSTAL), Brendan Fletcher stars as misanthrope Bill Williamson, a man whose boredom with “small town life” is eating him alive. Feeling constrained and claustrophobic in the meaningless drudgery of the everyday and helpless against overwhelming global dissolution, Bill begins a descent into madness. Fueled… Continue Reading

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

This year’s Oscar-winning Best Animated Feature,  SPIDER-MAN: INTO SPIDERVERSE is a “marvel,” indeed! Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE and 21 JUMP STREET, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. SPIDER-MAN: INTO… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Catwoman

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Catwoman

“Cats come when they feel like it. Not when they’re told.” Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, Gina Harms and K.C. Novak are Vancouver’s masters of movie riffing, making ‘so-bad-they’re-good’ movies even better by talking you through them – providing live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! On Wednesday, April 10, the Hecklers return to the… Continue Reading

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

“All I want to do is graduate from high school, go to Europe, marry Christian Slater, and die.” As devoted lovers (and dedicated curators) of pop culture at the Rio Theatre, we were all terribly saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Luke Perry – an actor who will always remain firmly in our… Continue Reading

Catwoman

Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she’s resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat — and she’s eager to use her new skills … as a vigilante. Before you can say “cat and mouse,” handsome gumshoe Tom Lone is on her tail. Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Road House

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Road House

Join The Gentlemen Hecklers as they tell you everything you need to know about the brilliant (or brilliantly bad) ROAD HOUSE, starring Patrick Swayze as, “a tough bouncer hired to tame a dirty bar.” Yes, please! Also starring Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, and… Jeff Healey?! Wednesday, March 13 Doors 9:00 pm | Show 9:30 pm… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: STAR TREK III The Search for Spock

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: STAR TREK III The Search for Spock

Let The Gentlemen Hecklers provide you with their unique brand of live, hilarious commentary – for the best cheesy movies! Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha and special guest star KC Novak are Vancouver’s masters of movie riffing, making so-bad-they’re-good movies even better… By talking you through them. At the end of what many Trekkies still consider… Continue Reading