“[Being called] eccentric doesn’t bother me, ‘eccentric’ being a poetic interpretation of a mathematical term meaning something that doesn’t follow the lines — that’s okay.” – Crispin Hellion Glover The great Crispin Glover makes his return to the Mayfair for a pair of live performances and film presentations
NEVER COMING TO A THEATRE NEAR YOU! Mayfair Theatre presents The FAKE TRAILERS/REEL FESTIVAL An evening of real trailers — for fake movies! Plus, ultra-rare trailers for real cult movies presented on 35mm! In the tradition of Robert Rodriguez’s and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse, the Mayfair presents the
The Ottawa Comiccon makes it’s grand return on May 10, 11 & 12! Last year we presented the Ottawa premiere of the Morgan Spurlock documentary Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope in association with the con. This year we take on a more horror themed turn with
Four-Wheeled Furies, a documentary about Ottawa’s own Rideau Valley Roller Girls, makes its national television debut on Saturday March 30th at noon. You can join me, the rest of the crew, and a bunch of derby girls at the Mayfair for the event and watch the live telecast
FAKE TRAILERS/REAL FILM FESTIVAL! Friday June 24 at 9:30pm The Mayfair challenges you to produce and submit a fake movie trailer for a non existent film, 2 to 3 minutes in length! The trailer cannot be for a pre-existing film or for a film that the filmmaker
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
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.
Or that’s what the director of the Vancouver International Film Festival thinks, anyway Why not see for yourself on Oct. 27 & 28 when this Ottawa-made biography of Emily Carr premieres at the Mayfair?
Wade Davis is the bestselling author of several books, including The Serpent and the Rainbow. That book later became the film of the same name directed by Wes Craven, and Wade Davis will be at the Mayfair on Apr. 27 for a special screening of The Serpent and the Rainbow.
Enough teasing! It’s time to finally reveal the lineup of films for the second annual Painted Lips and Lolly Licks film festival. Whet your appetite here – then come see the films (and some of the filmmakers) in the flesh on Feb 12, starting at 9:30 pm.