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Genre: Music

Queen – Rock Montreal

The only Queen concert ever filmed in its entirety, this 1981 Montreal Live Aid performance has been digitally restored and remixed. Featuring dynamic front man Freddie Mercury, the band puts on a high-octane show for a crowd of excited fans. Songs include “We Will Rock You,” “We Are the Champions,” “Somebody to Love,” “Get Down Make Love,” “Under Pressure,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Killer Queen,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and many more.

Pearl Jam: Twenty

Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to the band’s formation, the chaos that ensued soon after their rise to megastardom, their step back from center stage, and the creation of a trusted circle that would surround them — giving way to a work culture that would sustain them. Carved from over 1,200 hours… Continue Reading

Everybody’s Everything

Everybody’s Everything

Creating a unique mix of punk, emo and trap, Lil Peep was set to bring a new musical genre to the mainstream when he died of a drug overdose at just 21 years old. From the streets of Los Angeles to studios in London and sold out tours in Russia, the artist born Gustav Ahr… Continue Reading

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator.  Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. The central theme of Miles Davis’s life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own terms. It made… Continue Reading

Yesterday

Yesterday

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the… Continue Reading

System Entertainment Presents Nebeska Tema

System Entertainment Presents Nebeska Tema

NEBESKA TEMA – PRICA O VLADI DIVLJANU CANADIAN PREMIERE Sunday, October 20 Doors 12:00 pm | Movie 12:30 pmSingle tickets $20.00 advance and at the door HERE *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes not accepted for this event. NEBESKA TEMA is a documentary with elements of… Continue Reading

VIFF: Boyz in the Wood

VIFF: Boyz in the Wood

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

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (40th Anniversary Screening!)

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (40th Anniversary Screening!)

Hey, ho… Let’s go! Well, maybe you don’t care about history (cause that’s not where you want to be), but you really should care about the Rio’s 40th Anniversary screening of one of the greatest high school musical comedies ever made – ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL! Produced by the iconic Roger Corman and starring… Continue Reading

Paul Simon: Under African Skies

Paul Simon: Under African Skies

Paul Simon’s Grammy Award®-winning album ‘Graceland’ – an irresistible and groundbreaking fusion of American and South African pop music — was an immediate hit when it was released in 1986. It also proved to be a lightning rod for controversy, after South African leaders protested that Simon had broken the cultural boycott of the nation’s… Continue Reading