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Derby Baby!

  Our friends in the Rideau Valley Roller Girls present the  Ottawa premiere of the brand new documentary ‘Derby Baby: A Story of Love, Addiction and Rink Rash’ on Tuesday August 14th at 9:00pm. If you happen to know one of the RVRG ladies you can get

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

Destroy all movies!!!

Via BoingBoing, a good review of the new book Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punk on Film. At 566 pages and listing over 1,100 movies, this is a must for any serious movie fan — after all, what other film reference book can you name that

Dinner & a Movie with ZaZaZa / Mayfair!

What’s better than going to see a movie at the Mayfair? Going to get delicious pizza dinner before-hand. Starting this Tuesday March 5th we’ll be doing an ongoing dinner & a movie event with our friends at ZaZaZa!

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

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:

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

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

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 Metropolis! with Live Music

Saturday is your last chance to catch Metropolis with a live band… this will probably never happen again! “Metropolis” at the Mayfair, accompanied by live, improvised music Saturday, February 21 – 9 p.m. (120 min) $5 for Mayfair members; $9 non-members (membership $10) Mike Dubue – keyboards

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