Category: Film news

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

NAC presents The Lord of the Rings in concert

Our friends at the NAC are offering a special promotion for Mayfair patrons. If you’d like to get advance tickets to their upcoming The Lord of the Rings:¬† The Fellowship of the Rings concert (July 5, 6, 7), you can do so between now and April 11th via

Maximum terror–Maximum KING!

Stephen King’s 1986 directorial debut MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE comes to the Mayfair in a great and rare 35mm presentation, on Friday March 18 at midnight. We got a very cool poster designed for us courtesy of a website called skuzzles.com They’re posters in the same design as the ones

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,

Tommy Wiseau's The Room gets a dubstep remix

Via The AV Club. If you think The Room is funny in film form, wait until you see it in dubstep music video remix form. The Room returns to the Mayfair November 20.

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

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

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.

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