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Genre: Romance

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

“When one woman strikes at the heart of another she seldom misses, and the wound is invariably fatal.” Based on French author Choderlos de Laclos’ scandalous 1782 novel “Les Liasons Dangeureuses,” Stephen Frears’ sumptuously stylish DANGEROUS LIAISONS (not to be confused with Milos Forman‘s VALMONT) is a ribald tale concerning a cruel, wicked wager between scheming… Continue Reading

Henry & June

Henry & June

“I’ve done the vilest things – the foulest things – but I’ve done them… superbly.” A love triangle inspired by the two of the Twentieth Century’s most notable literary figures is explored in Philip Kaufman‘s (THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING) highly erotic cult-classic HENRY & JUNE, which was the first to earn an NC-17 rating… Continue Reading

Moonstruck

Moonstruck

“Snap out of it!” Oh, Marone!!! We’re getting right into the Valentine’s Day groove with one of the most beloved romantic comedies in the history of romantic comedies on February 8 – Norman Jewison‘s MOONSTRUCK. Cher – in what may be her best onscreen performance, and the role that won her a Best Actress Oscar… Continue Reading

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

ArtLive Presents Taksi Blues

“TAKSI BLUZ” is a romantic comedy. At the same time it is a charming and exciting “road movie”. The main character of this story is Marko (42), a sympathetic failed dramaturg who has been working for years as a taxi driver and whose adventures we will follow during a hurried night. A seemingly normal day… Continue Reading

Border

Border

In Ali Abbasi‘s award-winning BORDER, nothing is quite as it seems. The story follows an unusual customs officer named Tina, a women who is well known for her extraordinary sense of smell – it’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past… Continue Reading

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

CRAZY RICH ASIANS follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a… Continue Reading

Coming to America

Coming to America

“I want a woman that will arouse my intellect as well as my loins.” Are you ready to bark like a dog…? A big dog? Join us for a Friday Late Night Movie screening of one of the 80’s biggest comedy blockbusters, starring one of the biggest comedians of that decade – it’s Eddie Murphy… Continue Reading

Orlando

Orlando

In celebration of the Rio’s upcoming run of SUSPIRIA, we felt the time was nigh to toast the awe-inspiring career of the iconic actress Tilda Swinton with a screening of a film that was, for many, the introduction to her unmistakable prowess – English filmmaker Sally Potter‘s 1993 gender-bending epic, ORLANDO. Based on Virginia Woolf‘s… Continue Reading

VIFF: Love and Bullets

VIFF: Love and Bullets

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW!  Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet… Continue Reading

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME, LU OVER THE WALL, Adventure Time’s “Food Chain”) comes THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as “The Girl with… Continue Reading