Category: Film history

The End of Kids Club

It’s with a heavy cinema geek heart that we announce the cancellation of our Kids Club program. The harsh reality is that despite best of efforts, and seemingly high enthusiasm from our patron base, the program never managed to get off the ground. Any other business with more logic based

The Gipper loved James Bond

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

The Middle Word in Life

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.

Thursday April 19 – Friday April 25!

-One Life- 5 Stars! (London Evening Standard) -Maniac- “a classic” (The Horror Report) -The Rocky Horror Picture Show- Hosted by The Absent Friends Shadow Cast! Ottawa Premieres: -Remembering Gene Wilder- 5 Stars! (Flick Direct) -Sting- “an excellent creature feature” (Movie Web) Special Presentations: -The Condor

Thursday November 10 – Friday November 16!

-The Persian Version -Anatomy Of A Fall -The Room- Screening 164! -Stop Making Sense- 40th Anniversary! -The Postman Always Rings Twice- Noirvember! -Messiah Of Evil -Coffee To Cocktails- Canadian Premiere! -Saturday Night Sinema- Free for Members/Members Only!

Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero Return!

“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

Vintage Marquee Tiles for Sale!

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

We’re Back! Schedule for Saturday November 7th – Thursday November 12th!

We’re back! Here’s the schedule for November 6th – 12th (though, an anomaly for this week, things start up on Saturday instead of Friday). The Untouchables – Sean Connery Tribute! Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor award winner for Sean Connery, plus nominations for: Art Direction, Costume Design, & Original

What happened was true…NOT!

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is one of the most notorious films of the 1970s. Like “Night of the Living Dead” its title is synonymous with horror cinema and you are probably very well aware of the title even if you haven’t seen the film. Inspired by Wisconsin serial killer Ed

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