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OBVIOUS CHILD

Obvious Child – The highly acclaimed and requested indie comedy, from director / writer Gillian Robespierre and starring Jenny Slate in her breakthrough performance, makes its Mayfair Premiere on Friday August 29th! If we pretend we’re in the UK, that means we got it on its actual premiere date! Winner

Nothing says goodbye like a bullet

Raymond Chandler is one of my favourite authors of all time, and Robert Altman‘s The Long Goodbye (playing, not coincidentally, Aug 12 & 13 at the Mayfair) is my favourite screen adaptation of his writing. Turns out Roger Ebert is pretty big on it, too. Take a look

Nosferatu – with LIVE music from Shooting Guns!

A pair of extra special Halloween Month screenings on October 20th and 21st at 9:00pm of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent horror classic with a live music score from Shooting Guns! Advance tickets on sale now – $12 members / $15 non-members!

Nosferatu – with a LIVE music score from Shooting Guns!

Halloween Month!  Silent films. Live music. Only at the Mayfair. This October, the Mayfair Theatre hosts special presentations of F.W. Murnau’s horror masterpiece Nosferatu — with a new, original score performed LIVE by Juno- and Polaris Prize-nominated band Shooting Guns! ADMISSION Admission to this special screenings is value-priced at just:

NO REST FOR THE WICKED

As legend has it, Robert Zemeckis hired the more or less unknown (to mainstream Hollywood) Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh to work on a Tales from the Crypt film, which he would direct. Zemeckis was so impressed with the movie-making couple, that it was decided that The Frighteners would

Night of the Living Dead Revisited

Imagine you’ve decided to take your motorcycle across the U.S. and you’re  riding through small town Pennsylvania when you just happen to come across the original graveyard used in the memorable opening scene of George A. Romero’s seminal Night of the Living Dead. Musician Mike Schultz did just that and

New Tech for Hard of Hearing Patrons

We’ve got a new addition to the tech up in the projection booth. With the help of this little device, and some ear-bud’s, a hard-of-hearing patron can enjoy the movie a bit better. Even easier, if you have fm radio on your cell phone…or, just an actual old school pocket

New Popcorn Machine!

We just installed a new popcorn machine… as the old just couldn’t handle the crowds and was on its last legs… This new one is more then double the capacity of the old one, 32oz of corn at a time…. and pops fast!

Nature Canada presents "Rio" on April 28

Nature Canada presents the Oscar nominated animated film “Rio” as part of International Migratory Bird Day celebrations. Join us at 10:30am on Sunday April 28 as we welcome back Canada’s migrating birds to Ottawa. Learn about this urban Important Bird Area and how you can make your own

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