Archive for October, 2009

Video: 4-minute Avatar featurette goes online

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

ComingSoon.net has posted a 4-minute behind-the-scenes featurette on James Cameron's Avatar featuring new footage from the film. The new trailer is expected to also hit the web later today. The film tells the story of a reluctant hero who embarks on a journey of redemption, discovery and unexpected love, as he ...

Former Malta IMAX to double as theatre for plays

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

The Times of Malta reports on the now closed IMAX Vodafone Theatre in Malta: The Imax cinema in Paceville will be doubling as a theatre for plays, adding another level of entertainment to the night-life zone and some culture to the clubbing scene. Following a few changes to maximise the use of ...

MJ’s This Is It already sets release record

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Michael Jackson's This Is It breaks Tuesday October release record with $2.2 million box office. Entertainment Tonight reports: The highly anticipated Michael Jackson documentary 'This Is It' has already set a record following Tuesday night's limited theater release. The Sony film grossed an estimated $2.2 million at the domestic box office ...

Arizona Mills IMAX celebrates Halloween with kids free admission

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

East Valley Living reports: In celebration of Halloween and Arizona Mills Mall “Spooktacular” event, IMAX Theatre will be offering kids the chance to experience films by way of a six-stories-high and eight-stories-wide screen with 12,000 watts of digital surround sound and, of course, 3D glasses for FREE. That’s right – children ...

Fans come out for Michael Jackson’s This Is It debut

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

10connects covers the opening of Michael Jackson's This Is It at Tampa, Florida's Channelside Cinemas and IMAX: Fans of the King of Pop packed four theatres at Channelside Cinemas and IMAX moments after midnight Wednesday morning to see the local debut of Michael Jackson's final performance. Fans who streamed out of those ...

Michael Jackson’s This Is It IMAX review wrap-up

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Here are the latest reviews for the IMAX version of Michael Jackson's This Is It. We will continue to add to this post as more reviews come in. The Huffington Post: "[S]ince much of the footage is the standard video quality, the core appeal of the IMAX format is getting ...

Billboard: Michael Jackson Movie Set For Big Box Office Week

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Billboard anticipates a big box office weekend for Michael Jackson's This Is It: The Gloved One looks likely to have a posthumous hit at the box office this weekend. Sony Pictures bows the Michael Jackson documentary "This Is It" as the week's sole wide release. Sony will get the jump on the ...

Stormchasers, Hurricane to play at Naval Museum’s IMAX

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Stormchasers and Hurricane on the Bayou open this Friday at Pensacola's National Museum of Naval Aviation's IMAX Theater. Baldwin County NOW reports: “Stormchasers” is a tale of scientific discovery and natural wonder that takes audiences on a journey across the planet to experience our most extreme storms and to witness ...

SF Indie: Fever rising for Michael Jackson’s This Is It in San Francisco

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

The San Francisco Indie Movie Examiner reports on the buzz around the opening of Michael Jackson's This Is It: As in hundreds of other cities worldwide, today San Francisco residents get a jumpstart on seeing the Sony Pictures concert documentary “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” in select theaters before the film ...

Video: Christmas Carol behind-the-scenes clip featuring Jim Carrey

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Apple has posted a new behind-the-scenes clip from Disney's A Christmas Carol. The clip features star Jim Carrey and director Robert Zemeckis discussing Jim's multiple roles in the film. Disney's A Christmas Carol is director Robert Zemeckis’ motion capture re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens tale. The film opens ...