On yesterday’s episode of Q, guest host Kevin Sylvester interviewed director Anders Ostergaard about his new documentary about the 2007 Safron Revolution, Burma VJ (which, not coincidentally, begins its Ottawa premiere engagement tonight at the Mayfair). The interview also included, by telephone, one of the VJs
Playing Saturday-Monday Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived Rating: 3 1/2 Directed by: Koji Masutani Parental advisory: none Playing at: Mayfair Theatre to Monday The point behind the “virtual history” called Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived, is summarized in the theory of Cleopatra’s nose. If the queen
The great Lloyd Kaufman visits the Mayfair to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Troma! He will be on hand to introduce his latest motion picture epic, and will be glad to chat, autograph and take pictures will all of his loyal local fans. Join Lloyd for the Canadian
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
Low budget indie horror has a long and storied history in film. There are endless examples, some of them successful, some of them legendary. Whether it’s Roger Corman or Lloyd Kaufman. Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Halloween. Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activities. Ottawa as a city itself
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.
“The Citizen Kane of bad movies!” (Entertainment Weekly) Tickets NOW on sale in the Mayfair box office for Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero’s grand return to The Room’s favourite movie theatre and fan-base! Prepare yourself for the interactive motion picture event that you will never forget! Two screenings
While browsing through vintage movie one sheets on ebay, a movie poster caught my eye. An illustration of a screaming woman being swallowed whole by a shark. It looked charmingly crude but exciting the way good exploitation movie posters should. The title stood out to me as well: TINTORERA!
Join us, & your hosts Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, for a very special Members Only big screen Golden Globe ceremony on Sunday January 11th! Doors open at 7:00pm for those interested in watching the red carpet pre-show. The awards ceremony starts at 8:00pm. An annual membership can be purchased
Grab your hoverboard, cue up some Huey Lewis & the News music, and rev up the DeLorean to 88mph! Back to the Future Triple Bill on July 26, with special eats available from Quinn’s Pub! Showtimes: 11:30am, 1:45pm, 4:00pm Tickets: $10 members, $14 non-members, $7 kids, $9 seniors