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Genre: Crime

Joker

Joker

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. With Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy.

Tuesday, January 14
Doors 8:45 pm | Movie 9:15 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Wednesday, January 15
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Friday, January 17
Doors 8:15 pm | Movie 8:45 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Sunday, January 19 *Start time subject to change.
Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Wednesday, January 22
Doors 8:15 pm | Movie 8:45 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

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

JOKER (Todd Phillips, 2019 / 122 mins / 14A) During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Fargo

Fargo

The Rio Theatre’s Friday Late Night Movie series continues on January 10 with a winter-y classic from directors Joel and Ethan Cohen, FARGO. Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt… but he’s got a plan. He’s going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to… Continue Reading

Hustlers

Hustlers

Inspired by author Jessica Pressler‘s 2015 cover story “The Hustlers at Scores,” a modern-day Robin Hood story that exposed the true tale of a crew of New York City strippers who, “stole from (mostly) rich, (usually) disgusting men and gave to, well, themselves,” writer-director Lorene Scafaria‘s HUSTLERS has emerged as one of 2019’s sleeper hits.… Continue Reading

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Why so serious? We’re kicking off 2020 with our annual New Year’s Day Hangover Movie Marathon! Is there a better way to ring in the New Year than in the dark with friends (or solo, no judgement!), some big screen classics, buttery popcorn and a little bit of ye olde “Hair of the Dog?” (We… Continue Reading

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Dragnet Girl with Live Score by Coupler

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Dragnet Girl with Live Score by Coupler

Experience Japanese master filmmaker Yasujirô Ozu‘s thrilling 1933 silent gangster tale DRAGNET GIRL with an original score performed live by ambient/electric trio Coupler. Special thanks to our community partners, VIFF Live and the Vancouver Asian Film Festival for their support. Friday, November 22 Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm Early Bird tickets $20 HERE… Continue Reading

The Irishman

The Irishman

Martin Scorsese‘s epic saga of organized crime in postwar America, stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also goes to work for Jimmy Hoffa… Continue Reading

Dolemite (1975)

Dolemite (1975)

A lasting testament to both rap pioneer / nightclub comic par excellence Rudy Ray Moore and the sun-bleached, smog-covered vistas of ‘70s L.A., DOLEMITE remains one of blaxploitation’s greatest achievements. When Rudy first took his Chitlin’ Circuit act to the silver screen, few outside black neighborhoods noticed at first — but DOLEMITE was a box… Continue Reading

First Love (Final Screening!)

First Love (Final Screening!)

Are you ready for prolific Japanese auteur Takashi Miike‘s latest, FIRST LOVE? This film is Miike (the mastermind behind AUDITION, ICHI THE KILLER, BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL, and about 100 other titles) at his most fun and anarchic, a noir-tinged yakuza film blending genres in the story of a young boxer and a call girl,… Continue Reading

VIFF: The Death of Dick Long

VIFF: The Death of Dick Long

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival VIFF presents the world’s best cinema fused with related talks and events in a unique Films+ model. Annually, VIFF presents over 320 films and events, plays host to approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe… Continue Reading

VIFF: Deerskin

VIFF: Deerskin

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival VIFF presents the world’s best cinema fused with related talks and events in a unique Films+ model. Annually, VIFF presents over 320 films and events, plays host to approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe… Continue Reading