Category: Film history

Friday April 21st – Thursday April 27th!

The Zookeeper’s Wife – In 1939, two Zookeeper’s in Poland are forced to report to the Reich. They covertly begin working with the Resistance, putting into action plans to save the lives of hundreds from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto. Maudie – Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in

Friday April 20th – Thursday April 26th!

Held Over for a 2nd Week: The Death of Stalin, and The Leisure Seeker! Ottawa Premiere: The Devil & Father Amorth (special bonus – a 24 minute companion piece screens after the feature)! 50th Anniversary Restoration: The Great Silence! 20th Anniversary screening of The Big Lebowski – a Collective Arts

Friday April 19th – Thursday April 25th!

Gloria Bell – 2nd Week! From the writer/director of Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner A Fantastic Woman, starring Oscar winner Julianne Moore! Woman at War – 2nd Week! Montreal Festival of New Cinema: Best Actress award winner, and Best Film nominee! Hamburg Film Festival: Best Feature award

Friday April 15th – Thursday April 21st!

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story – Ottawa Premiere of the inspirational documentary. Audience Award winner at SXSW, Traverse City, and Newport Beach Film Festivals! One More Time – Ottawa Premiere of the music biz dramatic comedy starring Oscar winner Christopher Walken! I Saw The Light – Country music

Friday April 14th – Thursday April 20th

Personal Shopper – An American in Paris is a personal shopper for a celebrity. She seems to have the ability to communicate with spirits, like her recently deceased twin brother. Soon, she starts to receive ambiguous messages from an unknown source. The Lego Batman Movie – Easter weekend matinees! There

Friday April 13th – Thursday April 19th!

The Death of Stalin, The Leisure Seeker, 104th consecutive month of The Room, and 3 Ottawa Premieres: Mary Goes Round, A Swingers Weekend, and Love Cecil, plus special screenings of 8 Minutes Ahead, Back To The Future, and Grease!

Friday April 12th – Thursday April 18th!

Gloria Bell – From the writer/director of Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner A Fantastic Woman, starring Oscar winner Julianne Moore! Woman at War – Montreal Festival of New Cinema: Best Actress award winner, and Best Film nominee! Hamburg Film Festival: Best Feature award winner! The Beach Bum –

Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012)

Oscar winning actor Ernest Borgnine passed away today at the age of 95. The Mayfair salutes one of cinema’s warmest and most likable character actors, who had over 200 film and TV credits to his name. He even shot a film here in Ottawa back in 2000 called

Do you like old movies? So does Martin Scorsese

“Movies are the memories of our lifetime. We need to keep them alive.” That’s part of what Martin Scorsese had to say in his speech at the Golden Globes about the importance of preserving old. You can hear and see the rest of what he had to say here:

Destroy all movies!!!

Via BoingBoing, a good review of the new book Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punk on Film. At 566 pages and listing over 1,100 movies, this is a must for any serious movie fan — after all, what other film reference book can you name that

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