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The cinema of Andy Sidaris

Since Hard Ticket to Hawaii was such a success last month and audience members showed a real curiosity towards more films by late filmmaker Andy Sidaris, the Mayfair is presenting another one of his 1980s masterworks, the tantalizingly titled “Picasso Trigger” a sexy art heist/spy thriller set in Paris,

THE DEAD ARE AMONG US!

The film ‘Zombie’ (or ‘Zombi’) has had a bit of a confusing past behind it. The film was initially released as ‘Zombi 2’, which would make you think that there was a predecessor to it. Strangely enough, from a certain point of view, there is no actual ‘Zombie’ part

The Godfather of Parliament

The Ottawa Sun says, “Il Divo is fast, frantic and often funny, beautifully photographed and held together with an endlessly provocative soundtrack.” The Ottawa Citizen praises Il Divo for “dazzling cinematography and Sorrentino’s impeccable editing, not to mention a blood-pumping soundtrack… [and] the brilliant

THE OSCARS AT THE MAYFAIR!

February 22nd, 8pm Live telecast, doors open at 7:15pm | ~200 min. | 2009 | US | DV Sponsored by SAW VIDEO and CKCU FREE FOR MAYFAIR AND SAW VIDEO MEMBERS This year, the biggest and best Oscar party in Ottawa takes place at the Mayfair! Walk the

The Saw Is Family

Our countdown to Halloween continues… Leatherface takes claim on it’s poster that it is “The Most Controversial Horror Film Ever”. That’s quite a heady statement to make, especially in a world in which various cannibal grindhouse movies exist. They write this on their poster because the sequel was the final

The simple art of murder

When you come to see The Long Goodbye at the Mayfair (and for God’s sake, come see this film!), keep in mind the words Raymond Chandler wrote in his essay on detective fiction, “The Simple Art of Murder“: “The realistic style is

The Wonderful World of Polish Movie Posters

A website called wellmedicated.com has a selection of bizarre, outrageous and truly inspired Polish posters for Hollywood films. These eye popping works of art go far and beyond what you would expect for any piece of movie promotional material. See for yourself…

They're coming to get you!

The George A. Romero classic Night of the Living Dead returns to the Mayfair this Friday October 29 with live music, sound effects and dialogue performed by a talented group of local artists and actors! Tickets are available at the theatre box office and are $20 for members, seniors

This weekend rock to ANVIL!

Four night only! May 29th-31st and June 1st at the Mayfair Radio reviews here: CBC Ottawa morning show review All in a day review with Robert Fontaine XPress feature article Ottawa Citizen review: “A surprisingly moving piece of Canadian music history that stands to

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