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Genre: Mystery

Scream

Scream

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the ‘rules’ of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

The Scary of Sixty-First #MonsterMonday

The Scary of Sixty-First #MonsterMonday

While out apartment hunting, college pals Noelle and Addie stumble upon the deal of a lifetime: a posh duplex on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. But soon after moving in, a more sinister picture of the apartment emerges when a mysterious woman arrives and claims the property used to belong to the infamous and recently-deceased Jeffrey… Continue Reading

Soylent Green

Soylent Green

The Rio Theatre‘s Friday Late Night Movie series continues on January 14 with the dystopian sci-fi oddity SOYLENT GREEN. Based on the novel “Make Room! Make Room!” by Harry Harrison and adapted for the screen in 1973, director Richard Fleischer‘s notoriously nightmarish futuristic fantasy about the controlling power of big corporations and an innocent cop… Continue Reading

Last Night in Soho

Last Night in Soho

In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, THE WORLD’S END, SCOTT PILGRIM vs. THE WORLD) psychological thriller LAST NIGHT IN SOHO, Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie (Anya Taylor-Joy). But the glamour is not all it appears… Continue Reading

Lamb

Lamb

A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature, in this dark and atmospheric folktale, the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson. With Noomi Rapace. “Darkly imaginative and brought to life by a pair of striking… Continue Reading

VIFF 2021: The Scary of Sixty-First

When college friends Noelle (Madeline Quinn) and Addie (Betsey Brown) secure an affordable apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, it’s not only too good to be true but worse than they could’ve ever imagined. They’ve barely unpacked when an exceedingly strange investigator (director Dasha Nekrasova) darkens their doorstep and shares the suite’s sinister lineage: it… Continue Reading

VIFF 2021: The Boathouse

Already anxious and skittish, Anne (Firecrackers’ Michaela Kurimsky) could’ve found a less triggering summer job. With her music professor Natalia (Kelly Martin) having gone missing, Anne’s been hired on by Natalia’s husband, Dominic (Alan Van Sprang), to be a live-in nanny at a lakeside cottage. After winning over the couple’s skeptical kids, Anne finds her… Continue Reading

POSTPONED: Citizen Kane

POSTPONED: Citizen Kane

Dearest Rio Friends & Movie-Lovers: As per the government’s latest directive on November 23, 2020, we will be suspending operations until December 8, 2020 (barring any further changes). Screenings will be re-scheduled, and ticket-holders will be contacted shortly. In the meantime, we thank-you for your endless generosity and boundless support. Don’t worry – we’ll be… Continue Reading

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” Join us at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, November 18, as we continue our look back at the masterful works of Alfred Hitchcock with a screening of the psychologically taut, sexually subversive pre-code thriller REBECCA – his first American film, and only Best Picture Oscar-winner. Adapted… Continue Reading

Bacurau

Bacurau

A few years from now… Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead. There are forces that… Continue Reading