Archive for January, 2010

IMAX stock estimates on the rise

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

SmartMoney takes a look at 3 stocks with estimates rising ahead of earnings including IMAX: IMAX Quarterly Report Date: March 11 A year ago, Ontario’s Imax (IMAX: 13.17, -0.02, -0.15%) lost 79 cents a share in its fourth quarter. A month ago, it was expected to report six cents in earnings per share ...

New Iron Man 2 image released

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Paramount Pictures has released a new image from its upcoming film Iron Man 2. Based on Marvel's iconic Super Hero, Iron Man 2 continues the story of the 2008 summer box office blockbuster Iron Man. The film opens in IMAX and conventional theaters May 7, 2010. BMZ Film Page >>

IMAX launches new Hubble 3D website

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The new website for Hubble 3D has launched. Check it out here: Link >> Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film recounts the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope and the greatest success in space since the Moon Landing -- the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble 3D ...

Dark Knight makes brief return to Maritime Aquarium

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

From the Redding Pilot: The IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will host a brief return visit of the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight, with Christian Bale as Batman and Heath Ledger as The Joker, this weekend. Shows will be at 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Jan. 29-31. Other ...

Video: New Alice in Wonderland featurette on the Mad Hatter

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

A new featurette from Alice in Wonderland has been released online. The clip features Johnny Depp who talks about his character 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 ...

Ride Around the World DVD is technically ‘impressive’

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

DVD Talk gives their review of the DVD release of Ride Around the World, a film that explores the global cowboy culture that has shaped Western civilization for a thousand years. "Ride Around the World" progresses nicely and at a quick pace, especially considering it only runs 40 minutes. It's nice ...

MTV posts new image of Tron Legacy Lightcycle

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

MTV has posted a new image of the Lightcycle from Tron: Legacy. The film comes out in IMAX 3D December 17, 2010. Source >> UPDATE: Some commentary on the new image: News in Film: New Look at the Lightcycle in ‘Tron Legacy’

Huff Post: Avatar’s Box Office Race: It’s Not About What, But About How

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The Huffington Post analyzes Avatar's box office in regards to its 3D and IMAX numbers: Much of the discussion of Avatar's record-run has focused on the 'asterisk factor'. In that, no matter how much Avatar has made right now, it doesn't really count as impressive because A) inflation means older ...

The Atlantic asks “Why Did China Kill ‘Avatar’?”

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The Atlantic reports on the pulling of Avatar from China screens: Google isn't the only American commodity being driven out of China. Avatar, James Cameron's highly successful and critically acclaimed sci-fi epic, will be pulled from all 2-D screens in China by this weekend, according to Chinese media outlets. Although 3-D and ...

Tron Legacy director talks 3D, IMAX, Daft Punk

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

MTV has posted their interview with Tron: Legacy's director Joseph Kosinski who offers a bit more info on the Tron IMAX release: MTV: How immersive is the 3-D? Is it start to finish, or does it pop up in key sequences? Kosinski: Our approach is not like "Avatar," which I think is ...