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Welcome to The Revue! Find out what's playing, check out our innovative programs and more. Follow this link for ticket prices and directions. And don't forget, for the time being you can park free at the Howard Public School lot when classes are not in session on the south side of Howard Park Ave., just west of Roncesvalles. 

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The Boxtrolls

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A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's… (more)

Next showtime: Sun Nov 23 @ 1:30 PM

Silent Revue Partners with Book Series for Scarlet Letter

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On Sunday, Dec. 7, at 4:15 p.m., we are pleased to present the rarely screened 1926 version of The Scarlet Letter -- complete with live… (more)Last updated: Nov 22, 2014 07:38
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Documentary premieres Saturday, Nov. 15, 11:00 a.m.

After the Fall: A Breath of Life tells the story of a remarkable young woman

At  28, Shilpa Raju, like others her age, is looking for love, an established career and stability. But try dating when you are in and out of hospital and dealing with life-threatening complications from a double-lung transplant.  Since her early 20s, Shilpa, an epidemiologist, has endured two bouts of cancer and complications from medication that resulted in the transplant. In pursuing these treatments, the young South Asian woman…

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The Big Shadow: Library Discussion, Thursday, Nov. 13

Detective fiction series features James Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice

Don't miss the High Park library discussion, Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6:45 p.m. of James M. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice. This hard-boiled fiction writer spun memorable yarns that have been translatedinto big screen classics with some unsettling heroines, includingDouble Indemnity, Mildred Pierce and The Postman AlwaysRings Twice. The 1946 version of Postman features LanaTurner as the beautiful blond, isolated in a drearymarriage to an…

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Book Revue: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:45 p.m. Oct.

Critic Geoff Pevere introduces Valley of the Dolls

Critic Geoff Pevere, our Book Revue host for the evening, calls this film “a jaw-dropping hoot.” The 1967 adaptation, made a year after Jacqueline Susann’s novel topped the  best-seller list, stars Susan Hayward, Sharon Tate,  Patty Duke and Lee Grant.  Venture with us in to this vale of trashy entertainment, saturated with pills (dolls), sex and ambition.   The Scarlet Letter, Sunday, December 7, 4…

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Silent Revue: Underworld

October 19, 4:15pm

Underworld Dir. Josef von Sternberg (1928) Step aside gentlemen! This season, Silent Revue shines a spotlight on the first ladies of Hollywood with IT GIRLS: Sirens of the Silent Screen. From the legendary to the unjustly forgotten, these trailblazing actresses receive a tribute fit for a queen with a screening of one of their major feature films preceded by a selection of curated shorts, offering audiences an invaluable look at the…

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Trash Palace Comes to The Revue Cinema!

The Trash Palace is a group of 16mm film collectors screening obscure, forgotten films in Toronto. The Mercenary - Thursday October 2 at 9:30pm It's spaghetti western time! Presented in glorious 16mm by the Trash Palace, The Mercenary is a true gem from the 60's, featuring Franco Nero as a Polish mercenary who likes to light his matches on anything he can (including people?), battling a sadistic mercenary played by Jack Palance! Killer…

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Trillium Grant

On Saturdaty September 13th, join us at the Marmaduke St. stage during the Roncesvalles Polish Festival for a very special announcement. The Revue Cinema has been awarded a grant for aesthetic improvements and repairs from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario! Join us to hear this announcement, and get a sneak preview of what we are planning. Afterwards head to the cinema for free popcorn, short films, and…

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