Archive for November, 2008

Springfield, Missouri to get IMAX theater next May

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

News-Leader.com reports on the development of the IMAX theater at Dickinson's Springfield 8 Cinema: Springfield will soon have the largest Hollywood IMAX theater in the country. Set to open in May next to Springfield 8 Cinema, the six-story IMAX theater will feature an 80-foot by 45-foot screen with intense digital sound. "If you're ...

Video: Monsters vs. Aliens IMAX teaser

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Now up is the IMAX teaser trailer to the upcoming DreamWorks film, Monsters vs. Aliens. When California girl Susan Murphy is unexpectedly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches tall and is instantly labeled a "monster" named Ginormica. She joins a government-operated ragtag ...

Video: Madagascar 2 IMAX TV spot

Monday, November 10th, 2008

We've posted the IMAX TV spot to DreamWorks' Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa: The film sees the return of Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins, and is currently playing at IMAX and conventional theaters. BMZ Film Page >>

MacGillivray Freeman Films releases three New BD-Live enabled Blu-ray discs to become world’s largest provider

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Continuing its tradition of forging new ground in home theatre video technology, MacGillivray Freeman Films today announced the release of three new BD-Live enabled Blu-ray Disc titles -- Dolphins, Coral Reef Adventure, and The Living Sea -- bringing the company's total Blu-ray titles in circulation to five and positioning the ...

Stockton Record takes a look at new IMAX

Monday, November 10th, 2008

The Stockton Record takes a trip to the new IMAX theater at the Regal City Centre Stadium 16. One of the first things I noticed was that it wasn't exactly the biggest IMAX screen I had ever seen. The Esquire in Sacramento boasts a screen on the side of the adjacent ...

Regal Gulf Coast IMAX impresses audiences

Monday, November 10th, 2008

The Regal Gulf Coast Town Center Stadium IMAX theater in Fort Myers, Florida has been getting good reactions from recent visitors to the theater. WZVN-HD reports: Tickets are $13.50 for adults and $11 for kids - $4 more than the normal theater. But that extra $4 gets you plush recliners and ...

National Geographic Cinema Ventures’ ‘Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure’ reaches $30 million at box office

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure has become one of the fastest giant-screen films to hit the $30 million mark since its release on Oct. 5, 2007, and is one of the highest grossing original giant-screen films of 2008. "We're thrilled with the enthusiastic response Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure has received ...

DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa opens number one at the box office, shows strong results at IMAX(R) theatres

Monday, November 10th, 2008

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 - IMAX Corporation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, which opened number one at the domestic box office, generated an estimated $63.1 million with $3.5 million contributed from 129 IMAX(R) theatres from Friday November 7, through Sunday November 9. The ...

New Watchmen poster revealed

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Yahoo! Movies has revealed a new poster for Warner Bros.' Watchmen. Directed by Zack Snyder (300), Watchmen is a complex, multi-layered mystery adventure set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. The film is scheduled for released on March 6, 2009 to ...

Super Speedway, Grand Canyon Adventure to receive Blu-ray release

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Image Entertainment will release Stephen Low's Super Speedway and MacGillivray Freeman Films' Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk as part of their Blu-ray release slate. Both films will be released February 10, 2009. Super Speedway follows Michael Andretti and the Newman/Haas racing team as it explores Indy car world championship ...