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Tommy Wiseau's The Room gets a dubstep remix

Via The AV Club. If you think The Room is funny in film form, wait until you see it in dubstep music video remix form. The Room returns to the Mayfair November 20.

Tonight terror is on the menu!

Low budget indie horror has a long and storied history in film. There are endless examples, some of them successful, some of them legendary. Whether it’s Roger Corman or Lloyd Kaufman. Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Halloween. Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activities. Ottawa as a city itself

Trashing the Mayfair

Often, we get promotional materials for the films we’re showing (posters, trailers, postcards, etc.). Just as often, though, we don’t. Many films show up with no support. We do our best to get the word out, but it can be an uphill battle. The distributors of Street Trash

TromOttawa Weekend!

The great Lloyd Kaufman visits the Mayfair to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Troma! He will be on hand to introduce his latest motion picture epic, and will be glad to chat, autograph and take pictures will all of his loyal local fans. Join Lloyd for the Canadian

Virtual JFK 4 nights only!

Playing Saturday-Monday Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived Rating: 3 1/2 Directed by: Koji Masutani Parental advisory: none Playing at: Mayfair Theatre to Monday The point behind the “virtual history” called Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived, is summarized in the theory of Cleopatra’s nose. If the queen

VJ on Q

On yesterday’s episode of Q, guest host Kevin Sylvester interviewed director Anders Ostergaard about his new documentary about the 2007 Safron Revolution, Burma VJ (which, not coincidentally, begins its Ottawa premiere engagement tonight at the Mayfair). The interview also included, by telephone, one of the VJs

VOTE!!

The Mayfair has been nominated in two categories in the ‘Best of Ottawa 09 Readers Poll’ in the X-Press. Hence, now I will shamelessly ask everyone to take a moment, link over to their website, and vote for us as ‘best alternative to a multiplex’ and ‘best film festival’

Wade Davis – on the radio and on his way to the Mayfair

Wade Davis is the bestselling author of several books, including The Serpent and the Rainbow. That book later became the film of the same name directed by Wes Craven, and Wade Davis will be at the Mayfair on Apr. 27 for a special screening of  The Serpent and the Rainbow.

Warren Miller's Ticket to Ride advance tickets now available!

Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride makes its way to the Mayfair for a pair of screenings on Thursday December 5th at 6:30pm and Saturday December 7th at 3:30pm The 64th annual epic doc features great skiing on such locales as the Alaskan Tordrillos, Iceland’s Troll Peninsula, fjords of

Waterlife (July 3-5)

Disaster Lakes Documentary shows perils facing the Great Lakes By Jay Stone, The Ottawa Citizen, July 3, 2009 Waterlife, narrated by the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, exposes the perils facing the Great Lakes. Waterlife Directed & written by: Kevin McMahon Narrated by: Gord Downie Rating: G,

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