Tickets for our SILENTS IS GOLDEN screenings of THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (April 5 & 6) and THE GENERAL (April 12) are now on sale only at our theatre box office. We are open a half hour before the first showtime of the day.
While browsing through vintage movie one sheets on ebay, a movie poster caught my eye. An illustration of a screaming woman being swallowed whole by a shark. It looked charmingly crude but exciting the way good exploitation movie posters should. The title stood out to me as well: TINTORERA!
The great Lloyd Kaufman visits the Mayfair to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Troma! He will be on hand to introduce his latest motion picture epic, and will be glad to chat, autograph and take pictures will all of his loyal local fans. Join Lloyd for the Canadian
Playing Saturday-Monday Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived Rating: 3 1/2 Directed by: Koji Masutani Parental advisory: none Playing at: Mayfair Theatre to Monday The point behind the “virtual history” called Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived, is summarized in the theory of Cleopatra’s nose. If the queen
On yesterday’s episode of Q, guest host Kevin Sylvester interviewed director Anders Ostergaard about his new documentary about the 2007 Safron Revolution, Burma VJ (which, not coincidentally, begins its Ottawa premiere engagement tonight at the Mayfair). The interview also included, by telephone, one of the VJs
The Mayfair has been nominated in two categories in the ‘Best of Ottawa 09 Readers Poll’ in the X-Press. Hence, now I will shamelessly ask everyone to take a moment, link over to their website, and vote for us as ‘best alternative to a multiplex’ and ‘best film festival’
Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride makes its way to the Mayfair for a pair of screenings on Thursday December 5th at 6:30pm and Saturday December 7th at 3:30pm The 64th annual epic doc features great skiing on such locales as the Alaskan Tordrillos, Iceland’s Troll Peninsula, fjords of
Disaster Lakes Documentary shows perils facing the Great Lakes By Jay Stone, The Ottawa Citizen, July 3, 2009 Waterlife, narrated by the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, exposes the perils facing the Great Lakes. Waterlife Directed & written by: Kevin McMahon Narrated by: Gord Downie Rating: G,
We are temporarily closed (as of March 15, 2020), based on the informationfrom the Chief Medical Officer of Ottawa Public Health, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Take care of yourself, and each other, and we look forward to seeing you soon at the movies.
As insane of a concept as this might seem, there was a point in recent motion picture history in which the brainstorm for films was actually original stories for the most part. Unlike the world we live in now, where nine out of ten films released are adaptations, remakes, reboots,