Archive for February, 2009

Lake Superior News covers Science North IMAX’s 2D to 3D switch

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Lake Superior News talks with Chief Projectionist Ron Pinard on the recent switch from 2D to 3D at Subury's Science North IMAX Theatre. Converting the Science North IMAX theatre to accommodate 3D film technology has meant a complete interior renovation of the entire projection booth, as well as upgrades to the ...

Video: Harry Potter 6 First Look clip

Friday, February 27th, 2009

A First Look clip of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been released online. The clip features behind-the-scene footage and interviews with the cast and filmmakers. In the sixth installment of the Harry Potter series, Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is ...

Sea Monsters opens at Science North

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 3D is set to open February 28 at Science North's newly renovated theater. Sudbury Northern Life notes: A new IMAX screen was installed on February 18 and 19 by a company called Cinema Stage. The screen is perforated with thousands of tiny holes, allowing sound from ...

Jonas Brothers 3D review wrap-up

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Here's a helping of the latest reviews for the Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience. Newsday: "Team Jonas, if there's one problem with "The 3D Concert Experience," it's that it's too short. Sure, they were trying to keep it to 75 minutes for the little ones, but did they have to ...

Londonist posts IMAX review for Watchmen

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The first Watchmen review for the IMAX version has been posted by the Londonist. [T]he violence never overpowers the production, much as the special effects are perfectly judged to assist the storytelling rather than supplant it. Watchmen is a compelling, draining and gutting movie, and won't be reviewed anywhere without at ...

Regal Stonecrest to get IMAX

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The Regal Stonecrest 22 multiplex in Charlotte, North Carolina will soon be getting a digital IMAX theater. The theater has a planned opening in July. The Charlotte Observer notes: The system will be installed sometime in the second quarter, as part of a Regal IMAX conversion that also includes ...

IMAX theater to open at AMC Southlake

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Morrow, Georgia will be getting a digital IMAX theater next week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The AMC Southlake Pavilion 24, in Morrow -- about 20 miles south of downtown Atlanta -- has added an Imax screen, which opens March 6 with “Watchmen.” It’ll be the third Imax in the metro area, ...

Regal to add IMAX to Temecula Murrieta multiplex

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Regal Entertainment Group plans open a digital IMAX theater at its Edwards Temecula Stadium 15. The Press Enterprise reports: (Photo: 2007 / The Press-Enterprise. Regal Entertainment Group plans to open an IMAX theater at its Edwards Stadium 15 multiplex at The Promenade mall off Winchester Road.) The theater is one ...

Video: Clips from Sea Rex 3D now online

Friday, February 27th, 2009

N3D Land Productions has released three new clips from their upcoming Giant Screen film, Sea Rex 3D. Get a glimpse of some of the carnivorous reptiles that lived 20 million years before the dinosaurs. Ramphorynchus: Liopleurodon: Rhomaleosaurus: From a dozen sites around the world where fossils have been discovered or preserved, Sea Rex 3D ...

Regal Entertainment Group offers Watchmen: The IMAX Experience at 35 locations

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Regal Entertainment Group announced today that Watchmen: The IMAX Experience® will be available at a total of 35 Regal Entertainment Group IMAX® theatres across the country. These Regal IMAX theatres include six locations with recently installed IMAX digital projection systems. Advance tickets are on sale now for Watchmen: The IMAX ...