Archive for April, 2009

Bradford Telegraph & Argus: Midnight date for eager Trekkies

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

UK's Bradford Telegraph & Argus takes a look at the anticipation of Star Trek's opening at the National Media Museum's IMAX Theatre: Tim Neal, visitor insight executive at the NMM and self-confessed Trekkie, said: “Seeing the new Star Trek on Imax, a screen the height of four double-deck buses, will take ...

Star Trek to hold Los Angeles premiere tonight

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Star Trek is holding its Los Angeles premiere tonight at the Mann Chinese in Hollywood. Catch live streams and webcams from the red carpet: ABC Live Feed: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/livenow?id=6787900 Mann’s Live Webcams: http://www.manntheatres.com/webcam/

Motley Fool examines how IMAX beats piracy

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

In a Motley Fool article focusing on piracy, the stock experts take a look at how IMAX beats the scourge of the film industry: Longtime Rule Breakers recommendation IMAX (Nasdaq: IMAX) tackles the dual threats of piracy and commoditization by producing a movie-watching experience that quite frankly can't be copied and ...

Reba McEntire talks Wyoming IMAX documentary

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

In this audio clip, Reba McEntire talks about traveling to Wyoming to film an IMAX documentary on the Cowboy State. Source >>

MarketSaw: Not All IMAX Screens Are Created Equal

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

After a screening of the new Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer in IMAX, MarketSaw takes a look at the different types of IMAX films and venues available: 1. The highest quality IMAX experience is that of footage shot on IMAX cameras using IMAX film (69.6 mm by 48.5 mm) being ...

Sacramento News & Review profiles downtown developer

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Sacramento News & Review profiles Sacramento downtown developer, David Taylor, who among his other projects brought the IMAX theater to the Esquire Plaza. In 1998, he got the city to back what was at the time downtown’s signature redevelopment project, the Esquire Plaza at 13th and K streets. With $6 million in ...

Greece is ‘eye-popping’

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reviews MacGillivray Freeman Films' Greece: Secrets of the Past: The awe-inspiring landscape of Greece is a natural subject for the IMAX camera. But "Greece: Secrets of the Past" is much more than an eye-popping travelogue filmed in large format. It's a compelling detective story, using the science of archaeology ...

Magic of Flight Blu-ray has ‘truly amazing aerial footage’

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

DVDTalk gives their review of the Blu-ray edition of MacGillivray Freeman Films' The Magic of Flight. The Blu-ray disc hits stores May 5. So I may be cutting this piece a little more slack than it's due simply because it made me feel personally better about my aversion to speeding ...

MTV takes a look at leaked Transformers 2 trailer

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

A day before its Yahoo! launch, the trailer to Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen leaked online. MTV offers a detailed look at the trailer: "Megatron wants what's in my mind!" screams Sam Witwicky in the 2:32 clip, which appeared on YouTube and other Web sites Wednesday morning (April 29), a ...

Early Star Trek screenings in central Kentucky

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

The Lexington Herald-Ledger has the skinny on where you can see early May 7 shows for J.J. Abrams' Star Trek: Central Kentucky theaters scheduled to show the sneak previews and their May 7 showtimes are: Cinemark Movies 10 Woodhill (7 and 10 p.m.); Cinemark Fayette Mall (7 and 10 p.m.); Kentucky ...