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Genre: Crime

Free Fire

Free Fire

Bold, breathless and wickedly fun, FREE FIRE is an electrifying action comedy about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley (KILL LIST, HIGH RISE) propels the audience head-on into quite possibly the most epic shootout ever seen on film as he crafts a spectacular parody — and biting critique… Continue Reading

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jonathan Demme, an extraordinarily talented and visionary director who gifted movie-loving audiences with an incredibly varied, eclectic collection of work – from Spalding Gray‘s singular Swimming to Cambodia and groundbreaking concert films Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense and Neil Young Trunk Show to comedies like… Continue Reading

Heat

Heat

Michael Mann‘s star-studded crime drama HEAT packs as much of a punch today as it did upon its release in 1995 (and it will continue to enthrall movie-lovers with the “Definitive Director’s Edition” Blu-Ray is released on May 9). As such, we thought it was a prime time to re-visit this classic in prime time,… Continue Reading

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2

Retired super-assassin John Wick‘s (Keanu Reeves, in a role that was clearly tailor-made for him) plans to resume a quiet civilian life are cut short when Italian gangster Santino D’Antonio shows up on his doorstep with a gold marker, compelling him to repay past favors. Ordered by Winston, kingpin of secret assassin society The Continental,… Continue Reading

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

“Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman turn in career-high performances as two men who forge a profound, lifelong bond while searching for humanity and moral decency against the backdrop of an American prison in director Frank Darabont‘s THE… Continue Reading

Ms. 45

Ms. 45

Abel Ferrara’s (BAD LIEUTENANT, KING OF NEW YORK) 1981 revenge thriller classic MS. 45 was remastered in HD from the original negatives in 2014, and she is (finally) blowing up the Rio’s screen as part of our Friday Late Night Movie series on March 10. The film follows a mute garment-district seamstress – played by… Continue Reading

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

“This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.” Get in to the Valentine’s Day mood with a Friday Late Night screening of David Lynch’s cult-classic WILD AT HEART, starring Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern as  young lovers Sailor and Lula who are forced to go on the run from the variety of weirdos… Continue Reading

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Russ Meyer‘s “turbo-charged” exploitative skin-flick and “ode to the violence in women” FASTER, PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! is one of the all-time classic late night movie titles – a deliciously subversive mix of sex, action, and cheese – which makes it purrrrfect for a Friday Late Night Movie viewing at the Rio Theatre on Friday, January… Continue Reading

The Big Lebowski BZZR Garden

The Big Lebowski BZZR Garden

Hey, MAN!!! Come out to the Rio Sunday December 4 for FilmSoc’s annual BIG LEBOWSKI BZZR Garden!!! It’s totally FREE (except the bzzr and other beverages) and wear a costume to maybe win a prize??? Doors are at 6:00 and the movie will start at 6:30pm 19+ event!   Continue Reading

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

John McNaughton‘s masterful horror drama HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER has been remastered especially for its 30th Anniversary. Widely regarded as one of the most frightening films ever made, the twisted and sordid  tale focuses in on a pair of murderers whose story continues to provoke, fascinate, and repel decades later. Upon its release… Continue Reading

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