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Genre: Adventure

Smokey and the Bandit

A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way. Tuesday, September 25 Doors 6:15 pm | Movie 6:45 pm Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door *Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Johnny Mnemonic

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Johnny Mnemonic

Come see folks who wrote jokes for Mystery Science Theater 3000 provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! On Wednesday August 8, Vancouver’s favorite movie riffers The Gentlemen Hecklers (comedians Eric Fell and Gina Harms, joined by special guest riffer Mister Nickel) are set to crack wise at the 1995 Keanu Reeves masterpiece… Continue Reading

Yellow Submarine (50th Anniversary Remaster!)

Yellow Submarine (50th Anniversary Remaster!)

Celebrate 50 wondrous years of The Beatles‘ animated musical classic YELLOW SUBMARINE with a big-screen viewing of this icon of psychedelic pop culture – beautifully restored and remastered in 4K! This colourful musical spectacle is an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages – filled with visual invention, optical illusions, word play, and glorious, glorious music.… Continue Reading

Paddington 2

Paddington 2

PADDINGTON 2 finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and… Continue Reading

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest… Continue Reading

The City of Lost Children

The City of Lost Children

When the old and decrepit (if not entirely demonic) scientists Krank loses his capacity for dreaming, he attempts to fight death – by stealing the dreams of children. Krank’s cadre of cloned henchmen snatch 5-year-old Denree to subject him to the horrific dream-retrieval process. The boy‘s father, One, the hulking strongman of a traveling circus,… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Street Fighter (94)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Street Fighter (94)

Come see folks who wrote jokes for Mystery Science Theater 3000 provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! On Wednesday, July 11, Vancouver’s favourite movie riffers The Gentlemen Hecklers (comedians Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha – and special guest riffer Gina Harms) are set to crack wise at the 1994 Jean Claude van Damme… Continue Reading

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Remaster!)

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Remaster!)

One of the greatest kung-fu films of all time is making its way back to the big screen… With the fury of 1,000 fists! After a deadly attack from anti-Ching patriots, San Te (the legendary Gordon Liu of KILL BILL) devotes himself to learning the martial arts under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, in order… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Green Lantern (2011)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Green Lantern (2011)

The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, June 13 with that other Ryan Reynolds superhero comic book movie – one he proooobably wants the world to forget and one that we just can NOT seem to quit… THE GREEN LANTERN. (I mean, if ever there was a time to revisit THE GREEN… Continue Reading

Ready Player One (2D)

Ready Player One (2D)

Iconic director Steven Spielberg unabashedly embraces 80s nostalgia in the eye popping sci-fi adventure READY PLAYER ONE, adapted from Ernest Cline’s (he also co-wrote the screenplay) 2011 novel of the same name. In the year 2045, people can escape their harsh reality in the OASIS, an immersive virtual world where you can go anywhere, do anything,… Continue Reading