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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. On the space ship “Bebop,” Spike Spiegel and his crew of bounty hunters (Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein) are bored and short of cash. But with the news of the reward everything changes….

THREE AMIGOS! Cinqo De Mayo

THREE AMIGOS! Cinqo De Mayo

As if you need another reason to drink tequila on a Tuesday… Celebrate Cinqo de Mayo (that’s Tuesday, May 5, hombre) with John Landis’ hilarious 80s classic THREE AMIGOS (Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short). iTHREE AMIGOS! Doors 6:30 / Movie 7:00 $8 at www.riotheatretickets.ca / $10 door All ages welcome in the balcony! Must… Continue Reading

Under the Tuscan Sun

After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the villa and finds that life sometimes… Continue Reading

Amélie

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own… Continue Reading

Moonrise Kingdom

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the… Continue Reading

The Jesus Rolls

The Jesus Rolls

He is risen. Fresh out of prison, smooth-talking petty thief Jesus Quintana (John Turturro, reprising his iconic THE BIG LEBOWSKI) is ready to roll with his best friend Petey (Bobby Cannavale) riding shotgun. But first they need some wheels. A vintage muscle car parked in front of an upscale salon catches Jesus’s eye and the… Continue Reading

Guns Akimbo

Guns Akimbo

Get loaded! Daniel Radcliffe continues exploring the depths of the unexpectedly weird and wonderful in writer-director Jason Lei Howden‘s (DEATHGASM) latest, GUNS AKIMBO. This high-energy, super stylish genre trip is getting the big screen treatment at the Rio Theatre – for one night only! – as part of our Friday Late Night Movie series on… Continue Reading

Cats

Cats

Meow, meow. Jellicle cats unite! What’s left to be said about CATS that hasn’t already been said? The long-awaited, and much maligned, feature film adaptation of the blockbuster musical CATS finally lands at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, February 5. Despite its illustrious pedigree courtesy of Andrew Lloyd Webber and its ridiculously all-star cast led by… Continue Reading

Come to Daddy

Come to Daddy

Join us for an encore screening of Ant Timpson‘s (TURBO KID, THE GREASY STRANGLER) feature directing debut, the BC-lensed horror thriller COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood, on Monday, February 17. Norval’s (Wood) life has been, to put it lightly, difficult. Currently living at home with his mother, the troubled young man is coming off… Continue Reading