Category: Film industry

Friday October 10th – Thursday October 16th!

– Ottawa Premiere of director Abel Ferrara’s Welcome To New York, starring Gerard Depardieu. – Young twin siblings fight to survive World War II in a village on the Hungarian border in The Notebook. – The Captive, from Oscar nominated and multiple Genie, Cannes, and TIFF award winning filmmaker Atom

R.I.P. Sage Stallone

The movie industry has lost another talented contributor to motion picture conservation: Sage Stallone, eldest son of Sylvester, died today at the age of 36. Sage co-starred with his father in ROCKY V and DAYLIGHT. He left acting to pursue film distribution as he co-founded Grindhouse Releasing in

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

Oscar Telecast this Sunday the 26th! Free for members!

PRESENTED BY CKCU FM | FREE FOR MEMBERS | LICENSED FOR ALCOHOL This Sunday Feb. 26, the biggest and best Oscar party in Ottawa takes place right here at the Mayfair! Walk the red carpet, enjoy fit-for-a-star refreshments and watch as motion picture history unfolds where it’s supposed

The King's Speech is Somewhere (else)

UPDATE: We will be showing The King’s Speech on April 3, 6 & 7. Unfortunately, The Mayfair’s scheduled screenings of The King’s Speech (March 11-14 & 17) have been cancelled. Why? In early February, we booked The King’s Speech from distributor Alliance Atlantis.

The Wonderful World of Polish Movie Posters

A website called wellmedicated.com has a selection of bizarre, outrageous and truly inspired Polish posters for Hollywood films. These eye popping works of art go far and beyond what you would expect for any piece of movie promotional material. See for yourself…

Shadows & Light

Meet Gary Warner Kent, stuntman, actor, writer, director, and survivor of the 50s/60s and 70s era of Hollywood low budget filmmaking. Kent has written a very entertaining and revealing book about his experiences rubbing broken elbows with the likes of Warren Oates, Jack Nicholson, Lee Marvin, and directors

John Waters: "Don we now are gay apparel"

There’s nothing like Christmas time with John Waters (director of Pink Flamingos, Hairspray) Roger Ebert has written an article about an upcoming Christmas show presented by the Pope of Trash himself. Check it out… John Waters: Don we now our gay apparel

Rare Exports is a rare import

According to the movie’s official website, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale is set to premiere in New York on December 3, 2010. Only one other city in North America is premiering the film that day — and that city is Ottawa. We’re scooping Los Angeles, Toronto,

Winds of Heaven "one of the most important films ever made about British Columbia.”

Or that’s what the director of the Vancouver International Film Festival thinks, anyway Why not see for yourself on Oct. 27 & 28 when this Ottawa-made biography of Emily Carr premieres at the Mayfair?

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