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Genre: Horror

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (78)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (78)

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they… Continue Reading

The Unseen (Cast & Crew in Attendance!)

The Unseen (Cast & Crew in Attendance!)

Join us at the Rio Theatre for director Geoff Redknap‘s gripping debut, the dramatic sci-fi thriller THE UNSEEN. Shot in BC, the story follows a man, who years earlier, mysteriously abandoned his family and isolated himself in a small northern town who returns for one last chance to reconnect with his troubled daughter. When she… Continue Reading

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Yes… It’s FRIDAY THE 13th on Friday the 13th! After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in addition to terrified teenagers, he meets a… Continue Reading

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

If they hear you, they hunt you. John Krasinski (best known as Jim on TV’s THE OFFICE) does triple duty here, as co-writer, director and actor of one of 2018’s breakout sleeper hits, the white-knuckle thriller A QUIET PLACE. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Krasinski and co-star Emily Blunt (who are married in real life)… Continue Reading

Blade

Blade

Before there was BLACK PANTHER… There was BLADE. Join us for a Friday Late Night Movie screening of the Marvel origin story you’ve been dying to see on the big screen… Wesley Snipe stars as Blade, a half-vampire, half-mortal man who becomes a protector of the mortal race – all while slaying evil vampires. When… Continue Reading

The Endless

The Endless

Longtime collaborators Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (RESOLUTION, SPRING) do the heavy lifting – as writer (Benson), cinematographer (Moorhead) co-directors, and stars – in their latest foray into Lovecraftian indie sci-fi, THE ENDLESS. Appropriately, they take the leads as two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult… Continue Reading

Eraserhead

Eraserhead

David Lynch‘s debut feature, ERASERHEAD is one of the “classic” late night titles; a strange, surreal examination of male paranoia with a serious underlying “creep” factor. Our hero and title character, Henry, faces a number of horrifying obstacles in meeting someone of the opposite sex, meeting her parents, and procreating. Produced during a one-and-a-half-year period… Continue Reading

Lowlife

Lowlife

What happens when you throw together a fallen Mexican wrestler with serious rage issues, a just-out-of-prison ex-con with a regrettable face tattoo, and a recovering junkie motel owner in search of a kidney? That’s the premise of the berserk, blood-spattered, and wickedly entertaining feature debut from Ryan Prows. Set amidst the seedy underbelly of Los… Continue Reading

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Winner of Spain’s Goya Award for Best Animated Feature (where the director separately won Best Animated Short Film in the same year), Alberto Vázquez‘s debut feature is a darkly comic, mind-bending fantasy based on his own graphic novel and award-winning short film. Birdboy: The… Continue Reading

Badass IV: Canadian Shorts  & She Who Must Burn (w/ Larry Kent)

Badass IV: Canadian Shorts & She Who Must Burn (w/ Larry Kent)

The Fourth Annual International Vancouver Badass Film Festival is coming February 23-25, with events and screenings at The Rio Theatre on February 24th and 25th. Saturday, Feb 24 Doors 3:30pm 4pm: Canadian Badass Short Film Block 5:15pm: She Who Must Burn (Canada) presented by legendary indie Director Larry Kent with Q & A to follow. Never before screened… Continue Reading