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Genre: Drama

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship.… Continue Reading

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Writer-director and all-around indie darling Greta Gerwig cemented her status as one of Hollywood’s brightest with her somewhat self-inspired coming-of-age comedy-drama about a 90’s-era California high school student who plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York, which went on to garner Golden Globe awards (Best Picture… Continue Reading

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread

With his latest film, Paul Thomas Anderson (BOOGIE NIGHTS, MAGNOLIA) paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey, and the women who keep his world running. PHANTOM THREAD is Paul Thomas Anderson’s eighth movie, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis (THERE WILL BE BLOOD). Set in the glamour of 1950’s… Continue Reading

The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

From Executive Producer Angelina Jolie and the team behind such animated treasures as THE SECRET OF KELLS and SONG OF THE SEA comes one of this year’s Oscar picks (nominee, Best Animated Feature)  THE BREADWINNER, based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel about a headstrong young Afghani girl. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under… Continue Reading

A Fantastic Woman

A Fantastic Woman

Director Sebastián Lelio accomplished two historic accomplishments this past Oscar night: He brought home Chile’s first taste of gold with the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and provided the astounding Daniela Vega (in a performance of a lifetime) to become the first transgender artist to star as the lead in an Oscar-winning film.… Continue Reading

Call Me by Your Name

Call Me by Your Name

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, the new film by Luca Guadagnino, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. Nominated for four Oscars – including Best Picture and Best Actor for Timothée Chalamet, scribe James Ivory took home the little man for Best Adapted Screenplay. One of… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers with JFL Film Fest present: Twilight

The Gentlemen Hecklers with JFL Film Fest present: Twilight

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival presents: The Gentlemen Hecklers at The Rio Theatre Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Doors 9pm/ Show 9:30pm.  Tickets $12/ $14 at the door Tickets are on-sale now by clicking HERE!  +19 only for admission. No Passes or Groupons accepted for this show, sorry.  _ Come see folks who wrote jokes… Continue Reading

In the Fade

In the Fade

Set in the German-Turkish community in Hamburg, grief-stricken Katja (Diane Kruger, took home the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in what many are calling, “the performance of a lifetime”) takes revenge for her family after her life falls apart when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and 6-year-old in a brutal bomb explosion.… Continue Reading

Titanic

Titanic

James Cameron’s “Titanic” is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era — the “ship of dreams” — which ultimately carried… Continue Reading

Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire

WINGS OF DESIRE is Wim Wenders’ artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants to become a mortal human thus giving up his heavenly life. Filmed… Continue Reading