Celebrate the first ever National Canadian Film Day with us tonight with a double dose of Canadiana! First up is multiple award winning and deservedly high praised C.R.A.Z.Y. at 6:30pm. Then at 9:15pm, the Canadian Cult Revue series presents a rare selection of Canadian Archival 35mm shorts
Get dressed in your red carpet best and join us at the Mayfair for the 86th Annual Academy Awards big screen telecast! Sunday March 2nd at 8:00pm. Free for Members Only. Licensed for Alcohol.
“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
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
Round two of the Mayfair’s 80th anniversary celebration / DCP projector fundraisers arrives on Saturday June 23rd and Tuesday June 26th with an Indy double bill. What could be better than watching Raiders of the Lost Ark? Why, getting to watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
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
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 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.