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Night of the Living Dead Revisited

Imagine you’ve decided to take your motorcycle across the U.S. and you’re  riding through small town Pennsylvania when you just happen to come across the original graveyard used in the memorable opening scene of George A. Romero’s seminal Night of the Living Dead. Musician Mike Schultz did just that and

NO REST FOR THE WICKED

As legend has it, Robert Zemeckis hired the more or less unknown (to mainstream Hollywood) Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh to work on a Tales from the Crypt film, which he would direct. Zemeckis was so impressed with the movie-making couple, that it was decided that The Frighteners would

Nosferatu – with a LIVE music score from Shooting Guns!

Halloween Month!  Silent films. Live music. Only at the Mayfair. This October, the Mayfair Theatre hosts special presentations of F.W. Murnau’s horror masterpiece Nosferatu — with a new, original score performed LIVE by Juno- and Polaris Prize-nominated band Shooting Guns! ADMISSION Admission to this special screenings is value-priced at just:

Nosferatu – with LIVE music from Shooting Guns!

A pair of extra special Halloween Month screenings on October 20th and 21st at 9:00pm of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent horror classic with a live music score from Shooting Guns! Advance tickets on sale now – $12 members / $15 non-members!

Nothing says goodbye like a bullet

Raymond Chandler is one of my favourite authors of all time, and Robert Altman‘s The Long Goodbye (playing, not coincidentally, Aug 12 & 13 at the Mayfair) is my favourite screen adaptation of his writing. Turns out Roger Ebert is pretty big on it, too. Take a look

OBVIOUS CHILD

Obvious Child – The highly acclaimed and requested indie comedy, from director / writer Gillian Robespierre and starring Jenny Slate in her breakthrough performance, makes its Mayfair Premiere on Friday August 29th! If we pretend we’re in the UK, that means we got it on its actual premiere date! Winner

Oh Canada!

We celebrate and present Canadian cinema much more frequently then just once a year. So, on the heels of National Canadian Film Day, join us again for a special Canadiana double-bill on Thursday May 1st: Algonquin an 7:00pm and The Husband at 9:30pm. Algonquin director Jonathan Hayes

Old seats. New home.

Remember back in December of ’08 when we tore all the old seats out of the Mayfair and put in the brand new (to us) seats we have today? We sold nearly all of the original seats, and here’s where a few of them ended up:

On with the show this is it! It's the Bugs Bunny Festival!

Here’s the listing of the 35mm collection of classic Looney Tunes the will be screening at the Bugs Bunny Festival in January There are a total of 26 cartoons, 13 in each set – part 1 screens January 1, 2 & 6 at 1:00pm…part 2 screens January

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