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August is Woody Allen month!

This August we are proud to present our Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Woody Allen* Festival! Throughout the month, we’ll screen some of Woody Allen’s best films, including his latest — and most successful – Midnight in Paris. We’ll have everything from his sci-fi screwball comedy Sleeper to his signature classics Annie Hall and

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Fake trailers/real call for submissions!

FAKE TRAILERS/REAL FILM FESTIVAL! Friday June 24 at 9:30pm The Mayfair challenges you to produce and submit a fake movie trailer for a non existent film, 2 to 3 minutes in length! The trailer cannot be for a pre-existing film or for a film that  the filmmaker intends to make. It’s all pretend folks! Deadline

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Are you prepared to enter The Room?

Is The Room really, as Entertainment Weekly called it, “the Citizen Kane of bad movies”? Pretty much, yeah. But that doesn’t mean it’s not enjoyable. Quite the opposite, really. Read on and learn how to participate! Stuff to yell at the screen: “Spoon!” Nearly all of the artwork in the film features spoons. Whenever one

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Here’s an idea: use social media for actual socializing!

Movies are best enjoyed with friends, so why not invite some friends to come with you to the Mayfair? We’ve made it easy, through the miracle of social media. Say you’re planning to come see Planet of the Apes on March 12 (and if you’re not, you should be). Just scroll down to the bottom

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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.

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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KILLER63 V

Only a couple more days ’till the fifth annual Killer63 short horror film festival hits the Mayfair screen.  Saturday October 16th at 9pm, be sure to come out to see a lucky number 13 batch of terrifying, humorous,  disturbing, supernatural, animated, stalker, slasher, musical, monster and scary clown filled offerings from local filmmakers (and a

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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 in the 2007 film. Could there be

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Mayfair projectionists are heroes in Britain!

They’re heroes here, too, of course. We at the Mayfair believe that the projectionist is the final – and often, the most important – member of any film’s crew. But in Britain, our projectionists are making news. Our web maestro, John Wiseman, alerted us to this bit of Mayfair coverage from the other side of

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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.