A/V Blog: An evening with Greg Sestero

The Mayfair Theatre has showcased various movies and events since its’ inception in 1932: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, (which features a shadow cast of actors alongside the classic cult film), a morning filled with cartoons and cereal, and perhaps, one that they are more well known for: screening The Room, directed by Tommy Wiseau, for the last 99 months. In celebration of this landmark event, Greg Sestero made an appearance at the Mayfair, to discuss his experiences with the filming of the movie, his time with Dave and James Franco as they took his memoir The Disaster Artist and adapted it to film, and his latest collaboration with Wiseau. Written, directed and starring Sestero himself, Best F(r)iends, is the […]

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Commentary: The man behind ‘The Room’

If you thought Tommy Wiseau was bizarre on film, you should meet him in person. It’s not his untamed jet-black hair, the fact that he always wears two belts, or that he’s sporting black sunglasses in the pitch dark theatre. It’s that his laugh is actually the same, nervous, forced chuckle he uses in his infamous movie, The Room. Wiseau and his co-star Greg Sestero were at The Mayfair Theatre for a three-night, six-screening showing of the cult film. It’s the second time the duo are back in Ottawa, and this time the crowds have swelled to several hundred per showing. The film has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years as the worst movie ever made. Wiseau is […]

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