Archive for February, 2010

New pics from Hubble 3D

Friday, February 26th, 2010

IMAX has released some great images from their upcoming film Hubble 3D. The film opens in IMAX theaters March 19, 2010. This image of a stellar jet in the Carina Nebula observed in light was captured by Hubble’s new Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) installed by NASA astronauts during the ...

Oz’s WWOS talks with Kelly Slater on The Ultimate Wave Tahiti

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Australia WWOS via NineMSN has posted this interview with Kelly Slater who speaks on his latest film, The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D: When asked why he took on the added workload of making an IMAX feature film in the middle of chasing a possible 10th world title, Kelly Slater says it ...

MFF’s Arabia 3D special to air on Bloomberg TV this weekend

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Bloomberg TV will air the special program, "Inside Arabia," a behind-the-scenes look at the new Giant Screen film, Arabia 3D. MacGillivray Freeman Films writes: This weekend, Bloomberg TV will air a special half-hour program called “Inside Arabia” featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Arabia 3D, MacGillivray Freeman’s new ...

IMAX 3D Alice tix now on sale in Hampton

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Advance tickets are on sale today for Alice in Wonderland: An IMAX 3D Experience at Hampton' Virginia Air & Space Center. Daily Press reports: Advance tickets to the 3D IMAX version of "Alice in Wonderland" starring Johnny Depp will go on sale Friday Feb. 26. The Tim Burton film will open ...

Suite 101 profiles upcoming IMAX space doc Hubble 3D

Friday, February 26th, 2010

IMAX's Hubble 3D 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. The film is set for release March 19, 2010. Suite 101 writes: IMAX Space Team The seventh film ...

Alt Film Guide: Avatar vs. Titanic: International Box Office

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Alt Film Guide takes a look at the numbers of James Cameron's biggest films, Avatar and Titanic: Avatar has just beaten Titanic’s worldwide box-office record in inflation-adjusted US-dollar terms. As per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ inflation calculator, Titanic would have grossed $2.450 billion in 2010 US dollars, or about ...

Video: Second trailer to How to Train Your Dragon released, plus Olympic TV spots

Friday, February 26th, 2010

The second theatrical trailer to How to Train Your Dragon has been released online. The film is the riotous story of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, heir of the Viking chiefdom, and his quest to hunt down the fiercest dragon, bring it into submission, and — hopefully — pass his initiation. The film ...

Tron Legacy viral campaign leads to new image, IMAX Events

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

The viral marketing push for Tron: Legacy will culminate into an IMAX Event to be held in five major cities. MTV Movies Blog reports: The "Tron" team has launched a viral campaign ala "The Dark Knight" to build up the hype and excitement for the December releasing science fiction movie. ...

IMAX options generate activity

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Market Intellisearch sees interesting activity with IMAX stock: IMAX options saw interesting call activity today. A total of 263 put and 1,721 call contracts were traded raising a low Put/Call volume alert. Today's traded Put/Call ratio is 0.15. There were 6.54 calls traded for each put contract. Options are useful tools for ...

WSJ: Imax Eyes Doubling-Up Theaters In Some U.S. Zones

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

The Wall Street Journal reports: Imax Corp.'s (IMAX) recent box-office numbers suggest the U.S. could support a larger number of theaters than the large-format movie company originally envisioned. The advent of its lower-cost digital system and joint-venture theater initiative has resulted in a huge expansion of its network recently. Imax installed about ...