Archive for December, 2009

James Cameron’s Avatar Continues to Shatter IMAX Box Office Records

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

IMAX Release Races to $39 million Worldwide in Ten Days Highlights Include: Domestic second weekend gross of approximately $8.8 million International second weekend gross of approximately $3.6 million IMAX® theatres were in 17 of the top 20 locations nationwide LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and ...

Video: Quantum Quest trailer now online

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The trailer to upcoming Giant Screen 3D film, Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, has been posted online. The film is a sci-fi action film set in a scientifically accurate rendering of our solar system in 3-D stereoscopic. The film is set for release February 2010, and stars the voices ...

New Twilight Eclipse image released

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Summit Entertainment has released their 2010 preview which includes a new pic from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she ...

New Alice in Wonderland promo image

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Apple has released a new promo image from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, the film follows a 19-year-old Alice who returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl. The film opens in 3D and 2D in conventional and IMAX theaters March ...

Desert Sun: City hails ‘Avatar’ as moneymaker for Desert IMAX

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The Desert Sun reports on Avatar's big opening at Cathedral City's Desert IMAX: About 100 people lined up to see the movie “Avatar” Monday at the Desert IMAX in Cathedral City. (Victor Morales THE DESERT SUN) The film “Avatar” could be the all-time top generator of movie tickets for the decade-old Desert ...

Maryland Sci Center to host IMAX film festival

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The Baltimore Sun B'More Green blog reports: Already looking for stuff to do over winter break? The Maryland Science Center is hosting an IMAX Film Festival for nine weeks beginning Jan. 5. And they have outdoor adventure in mind. The films center on grand canyons and raging volcanoes and frozen tundras (and ...

MFF’s Arabia 3D onesheet posted

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Check out the onesheet to MacGillivray Freeman Films' Arabia 3D. Produced and directed by Greg Macgillivray, the film is an epic combination of historical recreations and contemporary scenes of everyday life in Arabia. It is set to open in IMAX and other Giant Screen theaters February 12, 2010. BMZ Film Page >>

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Science Center: Documentaries set for CineDome

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Orlando Science Center is presenting a series of giant-screen documentaries during the holiday season. The rotating lineup will change weekly for films, which are included in regular science-center admission. (Note: the center will be closed Dec. 24 and 25.) + Now through Dec. 27: Mummies and Hurricane on ...

No 3D for Iron Man 2, maybe IMAX?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Screen Rant reports a 3D conversion for Iron Man 2 may be shelved, but no word yet on whether an IMAX conversion is in the works. It was reported back in September of 2008 that Iron Man 2 was planned to be in 3D IMAX. Our own Vic Holtreman was pretty ...

Second Inception poster appears online

Monday, December 21st, 2009

The second teaser poster to Christopher Nolan's upcoming Inception has been posted online: Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, the film is a contemporary sci-fi actioner set within the architecture of the mind from The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan. It opens in conventional and IMAX theaters July 16, 2010. BMZ Film Page >>