Archive for September, 2009

Regal Entertainment Group Adds 25 IMAX Locations for Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC - News), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced today that tickets are on sale now for Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT The IMAX Experience. Fans will begin lining-up Tuesday evening October 27 for special ...

Forbes: 3-D’s Not-So-Breakout Year

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Forbes sees too many films plus lack of 3D screens as producing less than stellar results in the box office: Nine months into the year it hasn't quite lived up to the hype, though it's far from a bust. So far, 11 3-D films have been released, earning $1.2 billion at ...

Regal Entertainment Group Presents A Christmas Carol in 3D at 286 Locations

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC - News), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced today that tickets are on sale for A Christmas Carol: An IMAX 3D Experience and A Christmas Carol in DISNEY DIGITAL 3D. The film will be ...

Splash: IMAX® and simulator rides add ‘edge’ to museum experience

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Splash Pensacola Beach takes a look at the Naval Aviation Museum's IMAX and simulator attractions: Renown for its amazing collection of antique, historic and one-of-a-kind planes and aviation history displays, the National Naval Aviation Museum also adds a lot of energy and some high-tech fun to its offerings. Between the IMAX® theater ...

Statement By IMAX Corporation

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today commented that a false press release was issued that stated IMAX was being acquired by The Walt Disney Company. The Company has not been acquired, nor is it in discussions with The Walt Disney Company about a potential acquisition. Source >> UPDATE: More on IMAX's reaction to ...

MSNBC talks Hubble 3D with Toni Myers

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Director, producer and editor Toni Myers talks with MSNBC on her latest project, Hubble 3D, set to come out in IMAX theaters March 19, 2010: Astronaut Drew Feustel looms large as he moves a corrective-optics package from the Hubble Space Telescope to a stowage position during May's final servicing mission. This ...

Dinosaurs Alive Blu-ray has ‘awe inspiring’ effects

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

DVD Talk offers their review of the soon to be released Blu-ray edition of Dinosaurs Alive!: Dinosaurs Alive! may look like a Jurassic Park type action film based on its cover art, what with the leering T-Rex jumping out at us, but it is in fact a documentary that mixes up ...

New Outside In teaser, website in the works

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

News from filmmaker Stephen van Vuuren has a new teaser and website in the works for his upcoming Giant Screen film Outside In. From the IMAX in a Basement blog: Despite the coolness of the current film web-site and teaser trailers, it’s time to change and update everything. The teaser ...

Video: New Christmas Carol trailer, featurette

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Apple has posted the full length trailer to Disney's A Christmas Carol as well as a new featurette of the film. Disney's A Christmas Carol is director Robert Zemeckis' motion capture re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens tale. The film opens in 3D and 2D in conventional and IMAX theaters ...

Where the Wild Things Are director Spike Jonze talks with GQ

Monday, September 28th, 2009

GQ interviews director Spike Jonze on his latest project Where the Wild Things Are, set to open in conventional and IMAX theaters October 16, 2009. MANY YEARS AGO, when he was a twentysomething skate kid turned video director, Spike Jonze was asked to direct a film adapted from the children’s book ...