Archive for September, 2008

More directors to use IMAX cameras in feature films

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Thanks to Christopher Nolan's use of IMAX cameras in The Dark Knight, more directors have been showing interest in filming in IMAX for their feature films. Variety reports: Michael Bay will film at least three action setpieces using Imax cameras for "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," which is lensing. Jon Favreau ...

Michael Bay to shoot select scenes of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with IMAX® cameras

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

IMAX Corporation, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures today announced that director Michael Bay will shoot key sequences of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with IMAX® cameras. Bay will integrate the IMAX footage with state of the art CGI to create an unprecedented look and feel for the highly anticipated sequel ...

Dark Knight to receive Blu-ray, DVD release December 9

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Warner Bros. announced they will be releasing standard and limited editions of The Dark Knight in DVD and Blu-ray December 9. The Blu-ray limited edition version of the film will include the following: The Dark Knight full-length feature film, 1080p/VC-1 video (2.40:1) and English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio Gotham Uncovered: ...

Stockton to receive IMAX theater

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The Regal City Centre Stadium 16 in Stockton, California will be getting a digital IMAX theater by the end of the year. 209Vibe reports: The size of the screen, the date of the first IMAX showing and other details are still to be determined, [vice president of marketing and communications ...

IMAX to return to Putnam Museum next week

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The Quad-City Times reports: The show will go on — at least in two dimensions — beginning next Friday at the Putnam Museum IMAX Theatre in Davenport. Museum officials announced Friday that a temporary screen for two-dimensional movies would be installed beginning today for the returns of the IMAX documentary “Mystery of ...

IMAX announces opening box office results for Eagle Eye: The IMAX Experience

Monday, September 29th, 2008

IMAX Corporation announced today that Eagle Eye: The IMAX Experience grossed approximately $1.6 million of the film's $29.1 million total - nearly six percent of the overall domestic box office - on just 84 IMAX screens, marking IMAX's largest September or October opening for a Hollywood release. The 84 IMAX® theatres ...

Video: Light Before Xmas trailer posted

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Produced by Evergreen Holiday Classics and Tandem Motion Picture Studios, animated flick The Light Before Christmas, will be coming to IMAX and other Giant Screen theaters this holiday season. We've posted the trailer to this stop-motion film which is based on work of artist James Christensen. BMZ Film Page >>

Dark Knight IMAX still going strong

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Even eight weeks after its opening, The Dark Knight in IMAX is still packing in crowds. With the opening of Eagle Eye today, IMAX theaters have been promoting last chance viewing of TDK. The Dark Knight: The Imax Experience has been selling out at the National Geographic Theatre since Christopher ...

H’wood Reporter predicts Eagle Eye will get B.O. top spot

Friday, September 26th, 2008

The Hollywood Reporter predicts Eagle Eye will take the number one spot for this weekend's box office with a little help from its IMAX and digital IMAX opening: The film counts Steven Spielberg among its producers and boasts 85 Imax giant-screen playdates in addition to its roughly 3,500 engagements in traditional ...

Video: Proud American trailer posted to BMZ

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

We've posted the trailer to the film, Proud American, out now in 35mm and IMAX theaters. The film comprises of five stories which portray America as a land of opportunity and tolerance. BMZ Film Page >>