I recently watched Trapeze on TCM (really the only place on TV to watch movies – proper aspect ratio, no commercials or editing — but I digress.). I started watching for Burt Lancaster, but as it went on, I enjoyed Tony Curtis’ performance more and more. He was
We return with a short week of screenings, bringing back four movies that you may have missed when we went back into lockdown. -Délicieux- “wonderfully satisfying to watch…It is such a glorious premise for a film…Délicieux is a warm, hugely enjoyable confection indeed.” (Fiction Machine) -The Novice- Ottawa Premiere!
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:
Friday The 13th Part II – Friday November 13th, with encores on November 15th & 16th! We continue our epic six year long Friday The 13th Film Fest with movie two of twelve! Months after Alice beheaded psycho killer/Jason’s mother Pamela Voorhees at Camp Crystal Lake, survivor Alice is
KILL THE IRISHMAN, a new mobster thriller based on the true story of Irish gangster Danny Greene, a man who the Italian mafia found very hard to kill, starts this Friday. It’s fantastic cast includes Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D’Onofrio,Val Kilmer and Paul Sorvino. Check
Meet Gary Warner Kent, stuntman, actor, writer, director, and survivor of the 50s/60s and 70s era of Hollywood low budget filmmaking. Kent has written a very entertaining and revealing book about his experiences rubbing broken elbows with the likes of Warren Oates, Jack Nicholson, Lee Marvin, and directors
In 1983, U.S. President (and former actor) Ronald Reagan gave a salute to one of cinema’s most enduring characters: James Bond. Check out this hilarious blast from the past as Reagan proudly regards 007 as a “10” ! and don’t forget to check out The James Bond Film
Upon realization that we were screening a Burt Reynolds movie in November, we thought that that would be a good opportunity to collect donations for the Movember cause. What better movie icon to rally around than the actor with one of the most famous mustaches of all time?
We have yet to program a proper tribute to Dennis Hopper (don’t worry, we’ll get around to it!), but in the mean time, here’s an excellent video essay/appreciation by Matt Zoller Seitz of the Museum of the Moving Image.