Archive for July, 2010

New theatrical banner for Sucker Punch released

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

A new theatrical banner has debuted for Zack Snyder's upcoming action flick, Sucker Punch. Set in the 1950s, Sucker Punch follows Babydoll (Emily Browning) who is confined to a mental institution by her stepfather, who intends to have her lobotomized in five days. While there, she imagines an alternative reality to ...

Orange County gets new digital IMAX theater

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The Orange County Register reports: It didn't take long for North Orange County to get a new IMAX theater – and this time it will reside at the AMC 30 at The Block at Orange. When it opens on Aug. 13, the new IMAX will take the place of the recently shuttered ...

IMAX revenue up in second quarter results

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

IMAX Corporation has posted an increase in revenue in its second quarter financial results. Check out the latest articles on IMAX's report, and info on how it has affected the company's stock: Reuters: Imax posts 5-fold rise in Q2 profit The Wall Street Journal: Canada Hot Stocks: IMAX, Suncor, Cenovus | ...

Grand Canyon Adventure opens in MD Sci Center August 4

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

MacGillivray Freeman Film's Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk opens at Maryland Science Center's IMAX theater August 4. The Baltimore Sun writes: If seeing effects-ridden Hollywood blockbusters in IMAX 3D can clog your senses, IMAX 3D science and nature documentaries can get you clean again with their bracing pictures of ...

Ultimate Wave Tahiti wins at Newport Beach, Blue Ocean film festivals

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

3D Giant Screen film The Ultimate Wave Tahiti has garnered accolades at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival and Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit. The film took home Outstanding Achievement in Action Sport Filmmaking in Newport Beach, and is the finalist in two categories (Ocean Sports and Theatrical) at ...

IMAX Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS -- Second Quarter 2010 Total Revenues Increased 38% to $55.6 Million; Six Month 2010 Revenues Up 75% to $128.4 Million -- Operating Cash Flow Increases to $29 million in Second Quarter 2010; $40 million for the Six Month Period -- Company Leverages Strong Film Performance into 118 Theatre System Signings Year-to-Date vs. ...

German Resident Evil: Afterlife poster revealed

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

The German poster for Resident Evil: Afterlife has sprouted on the web. Check it out: In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Milla Jovovich) continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. The film comes to IMAX 3D theaters ...

New poster from Legend of the Guardians debuts

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Yahoo! Movies has debuted a new poster from Zack Snyder's upcoming animated film, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film is based on the beloved Guardians of Ga’Hoole books by Kathryn Lasky, and follows Soren, a young owl enthralled by his father’s epic stories ...

GSCA announces marketing award winners

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

The Giant Screen Cinema Association has announced the winners of its annual marketing awards: July 28, 2010--The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual marketing awards, which celebrate the best execution of ideas in promoting giant screen films and theaters. The awards will be ...

Ultimate Wave Tahiti opens in Montreal Science Center

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

3D Giant Screen film The Ultimate Wave Tahiti opens in the Montreal Science Centre's IMAX today. NFB.ca blog writes: The apple, the saying goes, doesn’t fall far from the tree. Stephen Low, one of legendary NFB filmmaker and producer Colin Low’s three sons, is presenting his own latest film this ...