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The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Hackers (1995)

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: Hackers (1995)

Let The Gentlemen Hecklers (whose recent writing credits include the latest season of MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 on Netflix!) provide you with their unique brand of live, hilarious commentary – for the best cheesy movies! Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, and Shaun Stewart are Vancouver’s masters of movie riffing, making so-bad-they’re-good movies even better by talking you through them.

On Wednesday, May 10 they return to the Rio with the 1995-era Angelina Jolie (pre-Brad Pitt, pre-Billy Bob Thornton) vehicle HACKERS, a www.suspense-thriller-crime-drama-comedy.com that follows a bunch of 25 year-old high school students (including Jolie’s ex Johnny Lee Miller and Matthew Lillard) as they jack into the internet and fight The Man with all the style and excitement of a mid-90s Mountain Dew commercial!

Wednesday, June 14
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm

Advance tickets $12 HERE | $14 at the door

*Must be 16+ w/ ID for entry. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Sorry, Groupons and passes not accepted for this event.

HACKERS (Iain Softley, 1995 / 107 / PG) Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus.

The Bird With The Crystal Plumage

The Bird With The Crystal Plumage

The Rio Theatre is excited to head into our third annual cinematic celebration of Italian Heritage Month in Vancouver with a Friday Late Night Movie screening of horror maestro Dario Argento‘s debut feature (and first foray into the stylish genre known throughout the world as “giallo”), the landmark 1970 film, the tightly-wound whodunit THE BIRD… Continue Reading

Predator – 30th Anniversary Screening!

Predator – 30th Anniversary Screening!

Nothing like it has ever been on Earth before. It came for the thrill of the hunt. It picked the wrong man to hunt. Join us at the Rio Theatre for a 30th Anniversary screening of one of the 80s’ biggest sci-fi action horror thrillers (it really does have everything), PREDATOR. In John McTiernan‘s blockbuster,… Continue Reading

Chinatown

On Saturday, May 13 we’re celebrating the one and only Jack Nicholson with a Jack Off! Double Feature highlighting two memorable  – not to mention very different – turns from one of cinema’s most celebrated actors. Join us at 7:00 pm for CHINATOWN, then stick around and dance with the devil in the pale moonlight… Continue Reading

Bubba Ho-tep

Master auteur Don Coscarelli (PHANTASM, JOHN DIES AT THE END) takes a different turn with 2002’s BUBBA HO-TEP, which may be the only horror comedy to successfully weave a tale involving Elvis Presley, JFK, and re-animated ancient Egyptian mummies. After falling into a lengthy coma following a freak accident involving hip gyration, a now aged… Continue Reading

Free Fire

Free Fire

Bold, breathless and wickedly fun, FREE FIRE is an electrifying action comedy about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley (KILL LIST, HIGH RISE) propels the audience head-on into quite possibly the most epic shootout ever seen on film as he crafts a spectacular parody — and biting critique… Continue Reading

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jonathan Demme, an extraordinarily talented and visionary director who gifted movie-loving audiences with an incredibly varied, eclectic collection of work – from Spalding Gray‘s singular Swimming to Cambodia and groundbreaking concert films Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense and Neil Young Trunk Show to comedies like… Continue Reading

Heat

Heat

Michael Mann‘s star-studded crime drama HEAT packs as much of a punch today as it did upon its release in 1995 (and it will continue to enthrall movie-lovers with the “Definitive Director’s Edition” Blu-Ray is released on May 9). As such, we thought it was a prime time to re-visit this classic in prime time,… Continue Reading

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2

Retired super-assassin John Wick‘s (Keanu Reeves, in a role that was clearly tailor-made for him) plans to resume a quiet civilian life are cut short when Italian gangster Santino D’Antonio shows up on his doorstep with a gold marker, compelling him to repay past favors. Ordered by Winston, kingpin of secret assassin society The Continental,… Continue Reading

Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive

“Hey, pretty girl, time to wake up.” The Rio Theatre is pleased to present David Lynch‘s sexy, dreamlike and twisty neo-noir MULHOLLAND DRIVE on Monday, April 17. Lynch wrote and directed this story about two women (including Naomi Watts,in her star-making turn) who find themselves walking a fine line between truth and deception in the… Continue Reading

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