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Mistah Curtis-he dead.

I recently watched Trapeze on TCM (really the only place on TV to watch movies – proper aspect ratio, no commercials or editing — but I digress.). I started watching for Burt Lancaster, but as it went on, I enjoyed Tony Curtis’ performance more and more. He was

Do yourself a kindness and see Winnebago Man!

*Here’s my own review of Winnebago Man, the documentary about Jack Rebney, known on YouTube as “the angriest man on earth”! This revealing and very funny documentary plays October 1,2,3,5 & 6 Jack Rebney is not an easy subject for a documentary. A former TV news

King of Kong update!

According to Gamepro.com, Steve Wiebe — the schoolteacher/arcade whiz profiled in the Donkey Kong documentary¬†The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (which showed at one of our Lost Marbles Geek Nights in August) — has recaptured the record from Billy Mitchell, the same man he dueled with

Mayfair projectionists are heroes in Britain!

They’re heroes here, too, of course. We at the Mayfair believe that the projectionist is the final – and often, the most important – member of any film’s crew. But in Britain, our projectionists are making news. Our web maestro, John Wiseman, alerted us to this bit of Mayfair coverage

Can you handle it?

This Friday at 9:45pm, the Mayfair brings to those who dare, a new horror film that tests your limits of taste and terror. The Human Centipede trailer itself seems to be a litmus test for those who aren’t certain they can handle extreme or super-extreme horror. Roger Ebert

Free Woody Allen audiobook

Audible.com is celebrating their release of a series of Woody Allen audiobooks (including Without Feathers, Getting Even, Mere Anarchy and Side Effects) by giving away free downloads of Woody’s short story “The Apology” – read by Woody himself. To get the story, you do have to sign up for

The Room: The Video Game!

Courtesy of newgrounds.com, The Room Tribute game is online! Check it out here: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/547307 It’ll tear you apart! And don’t miss the 1 year anniversary screening of The Room on Saturday September 18 at 11:45pm.

The Middle Word in Life

We have yet to program a proper tribute to Dennis Hopper (don’t worry, we’ll get around to it!), but in the mean time, here’s an excellent video essay/appreciation by Matt Zoller Seitz of the Museum of the Moving Image.

The Ottawa Citizen is gay for Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall Uprising is a new documentary about the growing gay rights movement in the late 60s that included a major riot outside the Stonewall, a New York City gay bar that was raided by police until one night in the summer of 1969, when its patrons refused to

KILLER63 part V

This is somewhat unbelievable to me, but Killer63’s fifth year is on the horizon.¬† So again, I’m starting to get the word out to filmmakers who are interested in submitting a short horror film to be screened as part of our mini one-night film festival at the Mayfair.

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