In 1971 a former medical doctor who had seen a lot of carnage in the emergency room met an aspiring filmmaker at a summer school film program. They produced a short titled Violence in the Cinema, Part 1, which won a number of film festival awards. Eight years later
We had sellout crowds for our presentations of Night of the Living Dead Live this past weekend. We also had some people show up who weren’t there for the show. They were there for the audience. Or more precisely, to save the audience members’ souls. Paul Latour: purification,
A website called wellmedicated.com has a selection of bizarre, outrageous and truly inspired Polish posters for Hollywood films. These eye popping works of art go far and beyond what you would expect for any piece of movie promotional material. See for yourself…
When you come to see The Long Goodbye at the Mayfair (and for God’s sake, come see this film!), keep in mind the words Raymond Chandler wrote in his essay on detective fiction, “The Simple Art of Murder“: “The realistic style is
Our countdown to Halloween continues… Leatherface takes claim on it’s poster that it is “The Most Controversial Horror Film Ever”. That’s quite a heady statement to make, especially in a world in which various cannibal grindhouse movies exist. They write this on their poster because the sequel was the final
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.
Stonewall Uprising is a new documentary about the growing gay rights movement in the late 60s that included a major riot outside the Stonewall, a New York City gay bar that was raided by police until one night in the summer of 1969, when its patrons refused to
For more info on the Ottawa Adventure Film Festival, which includes screenings hosted at the Mayfair, click on over to the Ottawa Adventure Film Festival website! The OAFF features films from around the world highlighted in two programs. Mountains & Water is featured on November 16th & 23rd.
February 22nd, 8pm Live telecast, doors open at 7:15pm | ~200 min. | 2009 | US | DV Sponsored by SAW VIDEO and CKCU FREE FOR MAYFAIR AND SAW VIDEO MEMBERS This year, the biggest and best Oscar party in Ottawa takes place at the Mayfair! Walk the
Fateful Findings, the future cult classic that just may be the next incarnation of The Room makes its premiere April 5th! Brace yourselves! “one of the most unique movie experiences you will ever have…without a doubt the next cult classic that will play midnight screenings for years to come”