Archive for January, 2010

Video: New Alice in Wonderland featurette on film’s ‘strange world’

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

In this new featurette from Alice in Wonderland, stars Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway take viewers into the strange world of Wonderland. Directed by Tim Burton and 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 ...

Plans for reopening of Bournemouth IMAX

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Days after it was announced the Bournemouth IMAX would be demolished, there are now plans by the Sheridan Group to reopen the facility. BBC News reports: A part-empty 3D Imax cinema building, blocking a Dorset seafront view, could be set to reopen just days after plans were revealed to pull ...

3D tech goes full throttle in 2010

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

PCWorld takes a look at the 3D technology, movie releases and consumer products ready to come out this year: 3D is back. And this time, it's making a big statement. The concept isn't new, of course--the first 3D motion picture dates back to the turn of the twentieth century. But a ...

New Alice in Wonderland images

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

New images from Alice in Wonderland have been released. Directed by Tim Burton and 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 ...

IMAX class action suit a wake-up call for companies

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

The Vancouver Sun writes: An Ontario court's certification of a class action launched against Imax Corp. by disgruntled shareholders is being touted as a wake-up call for publicly traded companies. While the certification approval is being appealed by IMAX, law firms that defend companies against class actions are advising clients to revisit ...

OC Register: Disney-area theater files for bankruptcy

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

The Orange County Register reports: The owners of a movie theater inside a struggling Disney-area mall have filed for bankruptcy reorganization. GardenWalk Cinemas LLC, which owns the theater inside the Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk mall, submitted the petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Thursday. The cinemas owes about $3.6 million, according to ...

Howard Shore to score Twilight Eclipse

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Composer Howard Shore has been tapped to score The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. The film is the third in the franchise, and will be released in IMAX theaters June 30, 2010. FirstShowing.net writes: No matter how much hate is thrown at The Twilight Saga, you can't deny that the franchise ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows set for 3D

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

FirstShowing.net reports that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be released in 3D, though no word whether an IMAX 3D release in the works: It's getting to the point that we can pretty much assume every big blockbuster will fill an IMAX screen, go digital 3-D, or even be dashing ...

Suzuki Rides to ‘The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D’ Premiere

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

- Suzuki presents 'The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D' with Quiksilver, Tahiti Tourisme. - 'The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D' features nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater and award-winning Grand Vitara. BREA, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- American Suzuki Motor Corp. (ASMC) today announced details for the world premiere of "The Ultimate Wave Tahiti ...

Video: Discovery CEO talks 3D network launch

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Beet.TV has posted this interview with Discovery CEO David Zaslav discussing the 3D network venture with Sony and IMAX: Source >>