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”
The Belgian black comedy The Misfortunates opens this weekend and plays until May 6. Jay Stone of The Ottawa Citizen has given it a glowing review. Check it out: Dysfunction spun into a fine yarn Belgian boy’s growing-up told as a tragicomedy By Jay Stone, The Ottawa
We have yet to program a proper tribute to Dennis Hopper (don’t worry, we’ll get around to it!), but in the mean time, here’s an excellent video essay/appreciation by Matt Zoller Seitz of the Museum of the Moving Image.
A young Canadian actor named Michael Cera came to our attention with a breakthrough performance as part of the brilliant ensemble cast in the masterful comedy TV series Arrested Development (immense gushing praise I know…but it was a damn good show). As with many an excellent show before it,