Archive for June, 2008

MFF in production for Arabia, To The Arctic

Monday, June 30th, 2008

MacGillivray Freeman Films is in current production for the upcoming Giant Screen films, Arabia 3D and To the Arctic 3D. This past winter and spring, the MFF film crew spent a four-month sojourn in Arabia, filming everyday life in Arabia as well as historical reenactments. Co-producer Shaun MacGillivray says, "We ...

Robert Kennedy, Jr. speaks on water conservation, Grand Canyon

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Environmentalist Robert Kennedy, Jr. recently spoke on water conservation in the Grand Canyon and Colorado River following a screening of MacGillivray Freeman Films' Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk 3D. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer blog has a short write-up on the event: The highlight of the evening, for me, though, was hearing ...

Dark Knight international trailer

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Here's even more news on The Dark Knight. BMZ has posted the UK/international trailer to the film revealing more footage: BMZ Film Page >>

Baltimore Sun examines upcoming 3D films

Monday, June 30th, 2008

In a recent article, The Baltimore Sun takes a look at the upcoming slate of 3D films, commenting on the genre's move away from gimmicky stunts to depth of storytelling. Among the films covered is nWave's upcoming, Fly Me to the Moon, which follow three houseflies as they hitch ...

Dark Knight sells out in NYC

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Per a New York Post article, The Dark Knight: The IMAX Experience is selling out shows three weeks in advance. The AMC Loews IMAX theater in Lincoln Square is reporting three sold-out showing for the July 18 opening of the film. "It makes sense that there's a rush for tickets -- ...

Mummies film uncovers secrets of Egypt’s pharaohs

Monday, June 30th, 2008

The Detroit News has a short feature on the Giant Screen film, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs, currently showing at the Detroit Science Center's IMAX Dome Theatre. Keith Melton, the film's director, says he and the film crew ventured to Egypt and Morocco, chronicling the archaeological journey. "Honestly, I learned so much." ...

Colleyville IMAX to reopen in August

Monday, June 30th, 2008

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the IMAX theater in Colleyville, Texas will re-open in mid-August. The theater originally closed on January 18 when its previous operator, MC Colleyville, filed for bankruptcy. Schulman Partners has struck a deal to operate the former Metro Cinema theater and may eventually buy it from ...

Dark Knight photo gallery on ComingSoon.net

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

ComingSoon.net has posted a full photo gallery for upcoming film, The Dark Knight. They also note huge ticket sales for the film on Fandango: Fandango reported today that pre-sales are huge for the film so far and that extra night screenings have been added! Fandango is reporting dozens of showtimes for The Dark ...

First look at Dark Knight at Cinema Expo

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight received its first public screening at the Cinema Expo in Amsterdam's Pathe IMAX Theater. In a recent article from Variety, IMAX's Greg Foster elaborates on IMAX's involvement with the film: "In these days when it is harder and harder to get people out of the ...

IMAX double features coming to Blu-ray

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Blu-ray.com reports: Warner Home Video has announced that they will bring the two IMAX features 'Cosmic Voyage/Destiny in Space' and 'Space Station/Mission to Mir' for Blu-ray on October 14th. Both releases will come on BD-25s featuring 1.66:1 1080p video and a Dolby Digital soundtrack. There are no extras for either release ...