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Art In Reverse From The Pope of Trash!

The Mayfair and Lost Marbles’ Geek Night proudly invite you to into the twisted and filthy world of bad taste courtesy of filmmaker John Waters as we present three of his films: Pecker, Cecil B. Demented and Cry Baby. Prizes will be given away at every screening! Check out this hilarious interview Waters did on

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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?

Man, there sure are a lot of Shining posters on the internets

The Shining plays at the Mayfair Oct 10 at 8:45 Oct. 25 at 9:20 PM. But on the internets, a lot of people have been playing with iconic images from the film, turning them into unofficial posters. I found dozens when I went looking, and I thought I’d share some of my favourites here. Feel

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Ip Man comes to the Mayfair

If you love Hong Kong and martial arts cinema, you owe it to yourself to come see IP MAN starring Donnie Yen. This Friday August 13 at 9pm, the Mayfair proudly presents IP MAN, the incredible true story Bruce Lee’s master and his endurance during the Japanese occupation of China in the 1930s. The film

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What happened was true…NOT!

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is one of the most notorious films of the 1970s. Like “Night of the Living Dead” its title is synonymous with horror cinema and you are probably very well aware of the title even if you haven’t seen the film. Inspired by Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein’s exploits, the film was

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David Lynch's Damn Fine Coffee!

http://www.coffeehousemysteries.com/userfiles/image/DavidLynchCoffee%281%29.gif “Harry, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don’t plan it. Don’t wait for it. Just let it happen. It could be a new shirt at the men’s store, a catnap in your office chair, or two cups of good, hot black

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The word on the street

We had sellout crowds for our presentations of Night of the Living Dead Live this past weekend. We also had some people show up who weren’t there for the show. They were there for the audience. Or more precisely, to save the audience members’ souls. In the words of self-identified “street evangelist” Paul Latour: “Saturday

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SIX DEGREES OF PIXAR

Eleven years ago I was very excited to go see a new non-Disney non-musical animated movie called The Iron Giant. Equal to thoughts that I had that it was going to be great, I also had a feeling that it would make no money. I was fairly confidant that it was going to be in

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Trashing the Mayfair

Often, we get promotional materials for the films we’re showing (posters, trailers, postcards, etc.). Just as often, though, we don’t. Many films show up with no support. We do our best to get the word out, but it can be an uphill battle. The distributors of Street Trash (playing Friday, Feb . 5 at 11:15),

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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: Scorsese at the Golden Globes it

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