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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

The Rio Theatre‘s Friday Late Night Movie series continues on Friday, March 13 with… FRIDAY THE 13th! (So meta.) This time, we’re screening 1988’s entry, THE NEW BLOOD (aka Part VII).

Friday, March 13
Doors 10:30 pm | Movie 11:00 pm *Start time subject to change.
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.

FRIDAY THE 13th Part VII: THE NEW BLOOD (John Carl Buechler, 1988 / 88 mins / ) A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father’s death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly unchains the merciless, bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees from his watery grave.

The Lodge

The Lodge

The Austrian writer-director super duo of Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala are back, following up their sublime, terrifying 2014 arthouse horror hit GOODNIGHT MOMMY with THE LODGE, a bone-chilling nightmare that dominated the film fest circuit in 2019 (including Best Picture nominations at Sitges, Fantasia, and more). Riley Keough (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, AMERICAN HONEY)… Continue Reading

Rabid (Directors in Attendance for Q&A!)

Rabid (Directors in Attendance for Q&A!)

Vancouver’s own Twisted Twins – aka filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska – are headed to the Rio Theatre on Sunday, March 8, for a screening of their latest, RABID, inspired by David Cronenberg‘s seminal 1977 body-horror classic. Even better? They’re sticking around for a post-screening Q&A, and are ready to answer your bloody fantastic filmmaking… Continue Reading

Hardware

Hardware

Director Richard Stanley (COLOR OUT OF SPACE) made a name for himself in 1990 thanks to HARDWARE, a cyberpunk thriller that has evolved into something of a cult-classic in the ensuing years – perfect for a Friday Late Night Movie revisit on March 6. Dylan McDermott stars as Mo, a survivor of a post-apocalyptic future… Continue Reading

Jaws

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast. Continue Reading

Santa Sangre

A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the heretical church of Santa Sangre (“Holy Blood”), and… Continue Reading

Residue

The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city. Continue Reading

Ms .45

A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker’s gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick her up. Continue Reading

Come to Daddy

Come to Daddy

Join us for an encore screening of Ant Timpson‘s (TURBO KID, THE GREASY STRANGLER) feature directing debut, the BC-lensed horror thriller COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood, on Monday, February 17. Norval’s (Wood) life has been, to put it lightly, difficult. Currently living at home with his mother, the troubled young man is coming off… Continue Reading

David Cronenberg’s Rabid (1977)

David Cronenberg’s Rabid (1977)

Picking up where his taboo-busting SHIVERS left off, RABID is the next-level iteration of legendary Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg’s obsession with sexual body horror as a late-nite creature feature. Former adult film star Marilyn Chambers stars as a woman who, after a motorcycle accident, wakes up in a hospital with new skin and a new… Continue Reading