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
A website called wellmedicated.com has a selection of bizarre, outrageous and truly inspired Polish posters for Hollywood films. These eye popping works of art go far and beyond what you would expect for any piece of movie promotional material. See for yourself…
We had sellout crowds for our presentations of Night of the Living Dead Live this past weekend. We also had some people show up who weren’t there for the show. They were there for the audience. Or more precisely, to save the audience members’ souls. Paul Latour: purification,
In 1971 a former medical doctor who had seen a lot of carnage in the emergency room met an aspiring filmmaker at a summer school film program. They produced a short titled Violence in the Cinema, Part 1, which won a number of film festival awards. Eight years later
The George A. Romero classic Night of the Living Dead returns to the Mayfair this Friday October 29 with live music, sound effects and dialogue performed by a talented group of local artists and actors! Tickets are available at the theatre box office and are $20 for members, seniors
The Muppets have always been more than your average children’s entertainment featuring puppets. Take the original television series. What they were presenting to the TV viewing public was essentially a fake documentary series investigating working life behind the scenes at a live variety program. Which would be an interesting
Get ready for another cinematic trip into Ed Wood/Tommy Wiseau territory. Birdemic: Shock and Terror (playing May 28 and 29) is a “romantic thriller” about what happens when a software salesman and his fashion model girlfriend find themselves trying to survive an attack of killer birds. Yes, think Alfred
Four night only! May 29th-31st and June 1st at the Mayfair Radio reviews here: CBC Ottawa morning show review All in a day review with Robert Fontaine XPress feature article Ottawa Citizen review: “A surprisingly moving piece of Canadian music history that stands to
As of January 1st, 2019, the Mayfair will be making slight price increases. It’s the first time we’ve done so in a decade, and those smarter than us in business say we’re well over-due. There’s no singular reason, just the myriad of costs that a small business faces.
Tickets for our SILENTS IS GOLDEN screenings of THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (April 5 & 6) and THE GENERAL (April 12) are now on sale only at our theatre box office. We are open a half hour before the first showtime of the day.