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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

The Hangover

The Hangover

We’re swoooooning over Bradley Cooper lately, thanks to everything having to do with his phenomenal job as director and star in A STAR IS BORN, and felt the time was right to revisit the first time he got on our swooooony radar with a Friday Late Night Movie screening of his breakout performance in the… Continue Reading

Vice

Vice

In this darkly comic satire, writer-director Adam McKay re-teams with his THE BIG SHORT star Christian Bale (in a transformative, Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated performance) to tell the epic, utterly head-shaking story of how a ruthlessly ambitious bureaucratic Washington insider named Dick Cheney quietly rose to political prominence (and infamy) to became the most powerful… Continue Reading

Phoenix Cultural Centre Presents Sly

Phoenix Cultural Centre Presents Sly

Iranian director Kamal Tabrizi has proven himself a master at making political comedies, with canonical films like THE LIZARD and LEILI IS WITH ME. His 18th feature film, SLY (“Marmouz”), brings him back to the same genre. In his first collaboration with the filmmaker, Hamed Behdad stars as a presidential hopeful who pursues power at… Continue Reading

Nine to Five

Nine to Five

“They just use your mind and you never get the credit It’s enough to drive you crazy if you let it…” As part of Women’s History Month in March, we felt the time was right to revisit something of a cinematic unicorn: A blockbuster 80s comedy that also happens to feature three of the funniest… Continue Reading

Clueless

“Rollin’ with the homies….” Since it’s March, and it’s #WomensHistoryMonth, we’re totally gonna toast one of the most ferosh movies directed by a fantastic female, like e-ver, as a Friday Late Night Movie, like OK? And that’s CLUELESS, from writer-director Amy Heckerling (the high-larious genius she-brain behind FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH and LOOK WHO’S… Continue Reading

VBAFF Presents Space Babes from Outer Space

VBAFF Presents Space Babes from Outer Space

The Vancouver Badass Film Festival Presents SPACE BABES FROM OUTER SPACE Three space women land on Earth in search of sexual energy to fuel their spaceship and get back home. They befriend a lonely farmboy who helps them on their plight, all while evading their mortal enemies, the Scrotes. “This sci-fi sex comedy is filled with… Continue Reading

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Director Hal Ashby‘s sublime romantic black comedy stars a young Bud Cort as Harold, the son of a wealthy wealthy, neglectful woman. Disillusioned with life and obsessed with death to a morbid degree, he tries to gain attention for himself with various hilariously staged “suicides.” At a funeral, he meets a much, much older woman… Continue Reading

Moonstruck

Moonstruck

“Snap out of it!” Oh, Marone!!! We’re getting right into the Valentine’s Day groove with one of the most beloved romantic comedies in the history of romantic comedies on February 8 – Norman Jewison‘s MOONSTRUCK. Cher – in what may be her best onscreen performance, and the role that won her a Best Actress Oscar… Continue Reading

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

“TAKSI BLUZ” is a romantic comedy. At the same time it is a charming and exciting “road movie”. The main character of this story is Marko (42), a sympathetic failed dramaturg who has been working for years as a taxi driver and whose adventures we will follow during a hurried night. A seemingly normal day… Continue Reading