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,
UPDATE: We will be showing The King’s Speech on April 3, 6 & 7. Unfortunately, The Mayfair’s scheduled screenings of The King’s Speech (March 11-14 & 17) have been cancelled. Why? In early February, we booked The King’s Speech from distributor Alliance Atlantis.
Upon realization that we were screening a Burt Reynolds movie in November, we thought that that would be a good opportunity to collect donations for the Movember cause. What better movie icon to rally around than the actor with one of the most famous mustaches of all time?
The Ottawa Sun says, “Il Divo is fast, frantic and often funny, beautifully photographed and held together with an endlessly provocative soundtrack.” The Ottawa Citizen praises Il Divo for “dazzling cinematography and Sorrentino’s impeccable editing, not to mention a blood-pumping soundtrack… [and] the brilliant