11:45pm - Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
"Oh, hai Mark!"
The Rio Theatre is beyond excited to welcome back the pop-culture masterpiece that is everyone's all-time, hands-down favourite "best-worst" movie ever: THE ROOM.
(Fun fact: It was at the Rio, in 2014, that James Franco first saw THE ROOM - and later that night, made plans to adapt actor and author Greg Sestero's memoir 'The Disaster Artist' into a feature! What a story!!!)
A marvel of modern cinema, THE ROOM is so powerful that it will, literally, "tear you apart." (Or, maybe just your brain. And occasionally your eyeballs.) In the pantheon of you-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it best-worst movies, it's quite possible that nothing tops THE ROOM. It's the CITIZEN KANE of bad movies!
And truly, truly, the best (trust!) way to experience this "masterpiece" is in the dark, on the big screen, and with a packed audience of confused (and enthused!) lovers of director Tommy Wiseau's bizarre cinematic oddity that has morphed into a pop-culture phenomenon. Also: #spoons. Audience costumes welcome and encouraged!!
Saturday, February 16
Doors 11:00 pm | Showtime 11:45 pm **Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $14 | $16 at the door
*Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes are not applicable to this event.
**Audience costumes welcome - and encouraged! (Don't forget to bring your spoons...)
THE ROOM (Tommy Wiseau, 2003 / 99 mins / 18A) Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.
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