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Parasite

Parasite

Master Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho (THE HOST, SNOWPIERCER) brings his work home to Korea with his cinematic masterpiece PARASITE, a pitch-black modern fairytale that proved itself a complete game-changer for movie-lovers around the world in 2019. (And it’s fiiiiiiiiinally coming to the Rio!) Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the… Continue Reading

CANCELLED Contagion

CANCELLED Contagion

Dearest Friends and Rio Family: Effective immediately. we will be temporarily dimming our lights and powering down the projector. Some events are being postponed, and others canceled – we will do our best to connect with ticket-holders and advise them of future plans as soon as they are made clear to us. In the meantime,… Continue Reading

POSTPONED: VBAFF 6 Presents: Harpoon

***Please note: This show has been postponed until further notice. Ticket-holders will be contacted shortly with updated information. We thank-you for your patience and understanding at this time.     The Sixth Annual Vancouver International Badass Film Festival (VBAFF) is taking over East Vancouver March 27-29. BC Premiere! Sunday, March 29 HARPOON Doors 5:00 pm… Continue Reading

True Fiction (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A!)

True Fiction (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A!)

Avery Malone, a wannabe writer and lonely librarian, gets her big break when she’s hand-selected to assist her hero, reclusive author, Caleb Conrad. Whisked away to Caleb’s remote estate, Avery is given her one and only task; to participate in a controlled psychological experiment in fear that will serve as the basis for Caleb’s next… Continue Reading

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

The Rio Theatre‘s Friday Late Night Movie series continues on Friday, March 13 with… FRIDAY THE 13th! (So meta.) This time, we’re screening 1988’s entry, THE NEW BLOOD (aka Part VII). Friday, March 13 Doors 10:30 pm | Movie 11:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door… Continue Reading

CANCELLED The Lodge

CANCELLED The Lodge

Dearest Friends and Rio Family: Effective immediately. we will be temporarily dimming our lights and powering down the projector. Some events are being postponed, and others canceled – we will do our best to connect with ticket-holders and advise them of future plans as soon as they are made clear to us. In the meantime,… Continue Reading

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, French writer-director Ladj Ly’s stirring LES MISERABLES follows Stéphane (Damien Bonnard, STAYING VERTICAL), a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions… Continue Reading

Hardware

Hardware

Director Richard Stanley (COLOR OUT OF SPACE) made a name for himself in 1990 thanks to HARDWARE, a cyberpunk thriller that has evolved into something of a cult-classic in the ensuing years – perfect for a Friday Late Night Movie revisit on March 6. Dylan McDermott stars as Mo, a survivor of a post-apocalyptic future… Continue Reading

Jurassic Park (1993)

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. Continue Reading