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Genre: Thriller

Under the Silver Lake

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who’s swimming in his building’s pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy. With Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace.

Under The Silver Lake is gorgeous to look at and listen to, with moments of genuine panache.” (Empire Magazine)

A 21st-century mystery steeped in an Old Los Angeles view of the world: the city as a labyrinth of corruption in which sex, greed, and power suffuse the atmosphere but remain off the grid.” (Variety)

“The perfect demented detective yarn for our paranoid age.” (A/V Club)

Sunday, April 28
Doors 5:30 pm | Movie 6:00 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

Wednesday, May 1
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

*Minors permitted in the balcony. (18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.

UNDER THE SILVER LAKE (David Robert Mitchell, 2018 / 139 mins / 18A) When his beautiful, mysterious neighbor disappears without a trace, Sam tries to find the parties responsible, unraveling a string of strange crimes, unsolved murders and bizarre coincidences in his East Los Angeles neighborhood.

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

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Serial Mom

Serial Mom

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Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, PET SEMATARY follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis… Continue Reading

Rampage

Rampage

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Glass

Glass

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Candyman

Candyman

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The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Road House

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Road House

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VBAFF Presents Knuckleball

VBAFF Presents Knuckleball

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VBAFF Presents The Hollow Child

VBAFF Presents The Hollow Child

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