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Don't Miss El Topo!

Mayfair Theatre to screen the original midnight movie – Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo –  Apr 17 and 18 Special midnight screenings bring one of cinema’s most infamous underground films

Don't Miss 24 City! 4 days only

24 City plays at the Mayfair May 15th, 16th, 17th and 26th By Jeff Shannon Special to The Seattle Times Movie review 3 stars “24 City,” with Joan Chen, Tao Zhao, Lu Liping. Directed by Jia Zhang-Ke, from a screenplay by Zhang-Ke and Zhai Yongming. 112 minutes. Not

Do yourself a kindness and see Winnebago Man!

*Here’s my own review of Winnebago Man, the documentary about Jack Rebney, known on YouTube as “the angriest man on earth”! This revealing and very funny documentary plays October 1,2,3,5 & 6 Jack Rebney is not an easy subject for a documentary. A former TV news

Do you know Jack?

EDIT: this post started as a rough draft for an article for The Cultural Gutter. You can read the finished article here. This past month, we showed two films that seemingly have little in common: Robert Altman’s neo-noir The Long Goodbye and Woody Allen’s

Despicable!

Sadly, the powers the be have pulled Despicable Me 2 away from us in the 11th hour in the favour of screening it at a multiplex instead. A despicable evil mastermind moved against the little guy indeed. We hope that the kids will enjoy Smurfs 2 on September 21st

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

Dario Argento returns to the Giallo

Giallo is Dario Argento’s  latest film and marks his return to the classic Italian thriller subgenre that he helped popularize in the late 60s and early 70s with films like The Bird With The Crystal Plummage and The Cat O’Nine Tails. The film premieres

Coming in April

Some rare film prints from the states and abroad… Nosferatu, 1922, 84mins, 35mm ONE NIGHT ONLY! with our live house band doing the score! El Topo, 1970, 125mins, 35mm TWO NIGHTS ONLY! The first and ultimate Midnight Movie! Flesh For Frankenstein, 1973, 95mins, 35mm Cinemascope,

Carleton Film Society Gala Screening

This Thursday (April 9th)  is the Carleton Film Society Gala Screening at 7pm, all tickets are $5.00 Don’t miss you change to see some cool local shorts! Presenting a variety of short films produced by Carleton Film Society members. Including the 2009 funded short Kosher Rebellion and the Ottawa premiere

Buffy version 1.0

Besides for the fact that it gave way to what would become (I’m pretty sure most of the time) my favorite TV series ever, I remember this movie for three reasons. One: When I saw it initially during it’s theatrical run, girls were very excited to see it ’cause Luke

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