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!
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
“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:
*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
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
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
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
In the September Mayfair guide, we quoted from Molly Ringwald's NY Times eulogy for John Hughes - but only a small excerpt. Now, you can read the entire article.
Following up on yesterday’s Mann-centric post, here’s a link to Film the Blanks, “an ongoing experiment to abstract and/or reduce film posters. Some are famous, others are not so famous but they all have one thing in common – they’re pretty cool.” New blanks are posted Mon-Fri at
The documentary CONAN O’BRIEN CAN’T STOP, is an exciting new film which chronicles Coco’s difficult time after leaving The Tonight Show and NBC and putting together his Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television live tour before returning to the tube on TBS. It makes it’s Ottawa