Archive for November, 2008

Video: The Day the Earth Stood Still international trailer now online

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Up on myspacetv.com is the international trailer to the upcoming film, The Day the Earth Stood Still. In this reinvention of the 1951 classic, Keanu Reeves portrays Klaatu, an alien whose arrival on our planet triggers a global upheaval. The film will be released to IMAX and conventional theaters December ...

Video: Harry Potter 6 trailer posted

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Warner Bros. has released the latest trailer to the sixth installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Directed by David Yates, the film sees Harry and Dumbledore working together to find the key to unlock Voldemort’s defenses. Harry Potter 6 will be digitally converted into ...

Chris Palmer to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Wildlife Film Festival

Friday, November 14th, 2008

LAGUNA BEACH, Ca. (November 14, 2008) -- Longtime environmental filmmaker and President of the MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation, Chris Palmer has been named the recipient of the 2009 International Wildlife Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award for Media. This prestigious award is presented to the individual whose life's work best ...

Video: Watchmen trailer released online

Friday, November 14th, 2008

The new trailer to the upcoming film, Watchmen, is now up online. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. The film will be released March 6, 2009 to IMAX and conventional theaters. BMZ ...

First ever combined large format 3D and fulldome theater at Cosmonova

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The new hybrid digital theater with its innovative design is now open to the public at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm. The Cosmonova theater at the Swedish Museum of Natural History (SMNH), Stockholm has undergone an innovative digital display upgrade introducing a 23-meter fulldome display as well as ...

IMAX signs deal with Lincoln Square Cinemas in Washington State

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Exhibitor to Install IMAX's Digital Projection System in Washington State's Top Performing Multiplex IMAX Corporation and Lincoln Square Cinemas today announced an agreement to install an IMAX® theatre in the top performing multiplex in Washington State. Under the terms of the sales agreement, Lincoln Square Cinemas will install IMAX's new digital ...

High Fidelity HDTV to bring 20 IMAX titles to TV

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Twenty IMAX Originals titles will be coming to HDTV starting this December. High Fidelity HDTV has landed exclusive HD rights to bring the IMAX titles to its suite of HD channels Oasis HD, Equator HD, Treasure HD and Rush HD. The first films to debut will be The Secret of ...

Update: Six New Watchmen Character Posters!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Up on ComingSoon.net, Warner Bros. has revealed six new character posters to the upcoming film, Watchmen. Based on the graphic novel, Watchmen is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the “Doomsday Clock” — which charts the USA’s tension ...

New Putnam 3D IMAX screen goes up

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

The new 3D screen at the Putnam Museum IMAX Theatre in Davenport, Iowa has been installed after an accident tore the original screen during a showing of The Dark Knight. Quad Cities Online reports: Teeming with laborers putting in a long day, the Putnam Museum's IMAX Theater was outfitted with ...

Fraser Centre working to get IMAX theater

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Developers of the Fraser Centre in Pennsylvania are looking to add an IMAX theater to a planned cineplex to be located near the Pennsylvania State University Campus. The Daily Collegian reports: The 10-screen Fraser Centre cineplex, slated to be completed by fall 2010, is likely to feature an IMAX theater, ...