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Make room for The Room bobbleheads!

We stay in close touch with Tommy Wiseau, the, um, creative force behind The Room. Since we started our regular Participaction screenings of the film several months ago, audiences have grown and grown. Inexplicably, Ottawa wants more The Room! So, when Tommy offered us a couple of cases of The Room bobbleheads, we had to

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Lord of the Rings: Extended!

Our print of The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring arrived yesterday, and surprise, surprise, it’s the special extended edition! We’d expected the regular theatrical version – that’s what we were told was available – but we got this instead. Not that we’re complaining! It just means an extra 30 minutes of Tolkien-tastic

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File this under "better late than never"

Two very dedicated Ghostbusters fans – Matt Provencal and Phil Trottier – showed up at our November Ghostbusters double bill in full uniform. And after the show, they powered up their proton accelerators and got rid of an ugly little spud who’d been hanging around the North balcony since the mid-40s. When we asked them

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Posters! Get yer red-hot posters!

Thanks to carpenter, stuntman extraordinaire and friend of the Mayfair Dave Cherry, we’re now in the business of selling posters! Spend a few minutes before or after the show (or while in line to buy some refreshments) browsing our collection – and take one home for only five bones! (And don’t forget, there’s a framing

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KILLER63 IV LINE-UP REVEALED!!

16 Projects from 11 filmmakers! Ranging from under 60 seconds in length to a whopping 22 minutes! Featuring local Ottawa talent, & shorts from the far off lands of Calgary and Montreal! Vampires, Zombies, Aliens, Torture, Elvis, Puppets, Cartoons!! (listed alphabetically by director…) Massacrator – Pierre Ayotte You & Your Friends – Jeff Campbell Fallacy

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SEX! (And now that we've got your attention…)

SEX! Now that we’ve got your attention, Painted Lips and Lolly Licks: The Sexy Film Festival returns to the Mayfair Feb 13, and we want to show your movie! Any film that explores themes of sex, romance or the erotic is eligible, provided it’s: 10 minutes or shorter; and submitted by Feb 5. Entries will

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Old seats. New home.

Remember back in December of ’08 when we tore all the old seats out of the Mayfair and put in the brand new (to us) seats we have today? We sold nearly all of the original seats, and here’s where a few of them ended up: These photos showed up, along with a nice email

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STOP LANSDOWNE MALL!

The next time you visit the Mayfair, you may notice something other than a movie listed on our marquee. It’s a web address: StopLansdowneMall.ca We’ve been pretty vocal in our opposition to the Lansdowne Partnership Plan (formerly known as Lansdowne Live). And now, we’d like to ask you to speak up, too. Tell your city

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Selling old Mayfair Seats

We are selling the old Mayfair seats starting Dec. 2nd for $10.00 a pop. Please email info@mayfairtheatre.ca to inquire.

Press

Some press links: Charlatan Newspaper article Nov. 29th OSCAR article in PDF format Nov. 28th Centretown News article Nov. 22nd Ottawa Citizen article Nov. 17th CBC article about the take over Nov. 18th Paul Gordon talks with Adrian Harewood of All in a Day about working at the Mayfair and future plans. * You will

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