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Genre: Comedy

Under the Silver Lake

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who’s swimming in his building’s pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy. With Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace.

Under The Silver Lake is gorgeous to look at and listen to, with moments of genuine panache.” (Empire Magazine)

A 21st-century mystery steeped in an Old Los Angeles view of the world: the city as a labyrinth of corruption in which sex, greed, and power suffuse the atmosphere but remain off the grid.” (Variety)

“The perfect demented detective yarn for our paranoid age.” (A/V Club)

Sunday, April 28
Doors 5:30 pm | Movie 6:00 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

Wednesday, May 1
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

*Minors permitted in the balcony. (18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.

UNDER THE SILVER LAKE (David Robert Mitchell, 2018 / 139 mins / 18A) When his beautiful, mysterious neighbor disappears without a trace, Sam tries to find the parties responsible, unraveling a string of strange crimes, unsolved murders and bizarre coincidences in his East Los Angeles neighborhood.

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

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Serial Mom

Serial Mom

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The Favourite

The Favourite

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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The Hangover

The Hangover

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Vice

Vice

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Phoenix Cultural Centre Presents Sly

Phoenix Cultural Centre Presents Sly

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Nine to Five

Nine to Five

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