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?
Oscar winning actor Ernest Borgnine passed away today at the age of 95. The Mayfair salutes one of cinema’s warmest and most likable character actors, who had over 200 film and TV credits to his name. He even shot a film here in Ottawa back in 2000 called
This August we are proud to present our Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Woody Allen* Festival! Throughout the month, we’ll screen some of Woody Allen’s best films, including his latest — and most successful — Midnight in Paris. We’ll have everything from his sci-fi screwball comedy Sleeper
Is The Room really, as Entertainment Weekly called it, “the Citizen Kane of bad movies”? Pretty much, yeah. But that doesn’t mean it’s not enjoyable. Quite the opposite, really. Read on and learn how to participate! Stuff to yell at
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
Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt (the voice of Remy the Rat in Ratatouille and the star in the little seen indie gem Big Fan) has just released his first book, an autobiographical collection of stories, anecdotes and hilariously original tidbits, such as a poem that pays
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
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
Via BoingBoing, a good review of the new book Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punk on Film. At 566 pages and listing over 1,100 movies, this is a must for any serious movie fan — after all, what other film reference book can you name that
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.