Archive for November, 2008

USA Today has first look at Night at the Museum 2

Monday, November 24th, 2008

USA Today has posted a photo gallery of the upcoming film, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. The sequel to the 2006 film sees Ben Stiller returning as night watchmen Larry Daley. Directed by Shawn Levy, the film will be released to IMAX and conventional theaters May 22, ...

Wall St. Nation asks: What’s happening with IMAX Corp. shares?

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Wall St. Nation takes a look at IMAX stock following their 5-picture deal with Walt Disney Studios: Right now if you try and buy shares of IMAX on Scottrade you have to call your broker to execute the trade, they want to know who's buying. Makes you wonder. The short float ...

Star Trek headed to IMAX?

Monday, November 24th, 2008

FirstShowing.net is reporting the J.J. Abrams helmed film, Star Trek, will be receiving an IMAX release: If things couldn't get any better then they were, it looks like J.J. Abrams' Star Trek will be showing in IMAX theaters next year. While it wasn't necessarily shot with IMAX cameras, the film will ...

Evergreen Museum to host three special events

Monday, November 24th, 2008

The beautiful Evergreen Aviation Museum facility is situated just off Highway 18 on the outskirts of McMinnville. The 121,000 square foot facility is home to the Hughes Flying Boat Spruce Goose and more than fifty other historic aircraft. Credit: Katherine Huit / Evergreen Aviation Museum. Aero-News.Net reports: The Evergreen Aviation & Space ...

Myrtle Beach IMAX® 3D Theatre announces $35 Annual Pass

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Pass Provides Opportunity To See Unlimited IMAX 3D Films Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) November 20, 2008 -- IMAX® 3D Myrtle Beach, located at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C. is offering an annual pass for $35. The pass can be ordered online at https://secure.ticket-ops.com/Imax_Myrtle_Beach/eDirect. The annual pass includes: Unlimited admission to ...

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center to open newly renovated Space Theater

Monday, November 24th, 2008

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2008 – After three and a half months of extensive renovations and technology upgrades, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center plans to reopen its Space Theater on Saturday, December 13, 2008, with three new IMAX films showing daily on the 76-foot tilted dome screen. Audiences ...

Light Before Xmas opens to IMAX and other Giant Screen theaters

Friday, November 21st, 2008

The Light Before Christmas, a stop-motion animated film by Tandem Motion Picture Studios, has been released to IMAX and other Giant Screen theaters. The film follows two children, Katie and Makean, who after losing their way on a cold, blustery Christmas eve, are rescued by their friend, The Candleman, an old ...

Charleston may get IMAX theater

Friday, November 21st, 2008

An IMAX theater may be coming to Charleston, South Carolina. According to Southeast Cinemas, a Charlotte-based company, an IMAX theater may be installed at the currently-in-development Citadel Mall Stadium 16. The Charleston City Paper reports: Bryan Smith, Southeast Cinemas spokesperson, would not confirm or deny that an IMAX would ...

IMAX prez Greg Foster talks 2009 film slate

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

IMAX Chairman and President of Film Entertainment, Greg Foster, recently spoke with Monsters and Critics about IMAX's upcoming film slate: Will documentaries that are action tinged outweigh films for future distribution? Foster: We are very committed to the original documentary business which is an essential part of IMAX’s history. We select films ...

Zion Canyon theater outfitted with 3D

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

The Zion Canyon Giant Screen Theatre in Springdale, Utah is now capable of showing 3D films. The St. George Spectrum reports: Using 3-D technology that can only be described as cutting edge, the theater now boasts a projection system that "didn't exist a year ago" and is "the first one ...