While browsing through vintage movie one sheets on ebay, a movie poster caught my eye. An illustration of a screaming woman being swallowed whole by a shark. It looked charmingly crude but exciting the way good exploitation movie posters should. The title stood out to me as well: TINTORERA!
“The Citizen Kane of bad movies!” (Entertainment Weekly) Tickets NOW on sale in the Mayfair box office for Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero’s grand return to The Room’s favourite movie theatre and fan-base! Prepare yourself for the interactive motion picture event that you will never forget! Two screenings
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.
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
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
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
The province of Ontario has made vaccinations mandatory for admission to various places that people gather, including cinemas like the Mayfair. This provincial policy goes into place on Wednesday, September 22nd. Those 12 years and older will need to show a physical paper copy of their vaccination records, or a
We have decided to continue to require proof of vaccination at the Mayfair. We made this difficult decision out of concern for the health of our guests and staff, and because we want to do our part to help ensure a safe return to normal (remember that?) for our entire community. Per
Place this information under the category of part garage sale, part fundraiser, part collector’s item. During recent lockdown cleaning, we stumbled on some vintage marquee tiles. Not positive when they are from, but they must have been made use of before our current marquee was put in place. They don’t
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