Archive for March, 2010

More Shrek Forever After character posters released

Friday, March 26th, 2010

DreamWorks Animation has released more character posters from Shrek Forever After. Check out the first two here >> In the film, Shrek is duped into signing a pact with Rumpelstiltskin and suddenly finds himself in a twisted, alternate version of Far Far Away. Now, it’s up to Shrek to undo ...

Forbes talks with IMAX CEO on 3D boom

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Forbes talks with IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond on IMAX's future plans in light of the surge of 3D films: Forbes: What is your ultimate goal with IMAX? Richard Gelfond: Given the amount of revenues we have, we're relatively small compared to our potential. My goal in IMAX would be to create a ...

How to Train Your Dragon expected to take top spot in weekend B.O.

Friday, March 26th, 2010

DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon is expected to get the number one spot in this weekend's box office with extra revenue padding from digital 3D and IMAX 3D ticket sales. The Hollywood Reporter writes: Moviegoers who just took off their 3D glasses after seeing "Alice in Wonderland" will put ...

Petition against Lahore IMAX put off indefinitely

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Pakistan's Daily Times reports: A full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a petition filed against the construction of an IMAX Theatre at the Doongi Ground on MM Alam Road, Gulberg for an indefinite period. The Punjab government has also moved an application, seeking ...

Two new Shrek Forever After character posters revealed

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Yahoo! Movies has debuted two new character posters from Shrek Forever After. In the film, Shrek is duped into signing a pact with Rumpelstiltskin and suddenly finds himself in a twisted, alternate version of Far Far Away. Now, it’s up to Shrek to undo all he’s done. The film comes to IMAX ...

Avatar set to open in Sudbury April 2

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

James Cameron's epic Avatar is opening in Sudbury's Science North IMAX Theatre April 2. Sudbury Northern Life reports: James Cameron's Avatar will be coming to Sudbury big and blue on the IMAX screen starting April 2. The delay in bringing the IMAX version of the film to the Sudbury screen happened ...

Fate of Bournemouth IMAX nearly decided

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

BBC News reports: Voting has ended on future plans for a controversial Imax cinema building on Bournemouth seafront. More than 2,000 people have so far cast their opinions on what should happen to the "eyesore" which blocks sea views. The Waterfront building houses the cinema which opened in 2002, but closed three years ...

Clark Planetarium looking to show Hollywood films

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Salt Lake City's Clark Planetarium is looking to show Hollywood films in its IMAX theater. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Clark Planetarium has taken children into space to witness distant galaxies visible only through the Hubble Space Telescope. But what if it also could take them down the rabbit hole ...

IMAX theater considered for Big Oak Flat site

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

News10/KXTV reports on a proposed development plan in Big Oak Flat, California which could include an IMAX theater: Drivers to Yosemite National Park could soon find plenty to do on the way to their destination if developers are successful. A huge project is being proposed for the community of Big Oak Flat ...

LA Times: 3-D movie boom leading to 3-D ticket price hikes

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

The Los Angeles Times takes a look at what 3D means to the consumer's pocket book: With 3-D movies such as "Avatar" and "Alice in Wonderland" burning up the box office, theaters are betting that consumers are willing to shell out more to put on glasses to see "How to Train ...