Archive for July, 2010

TheWrap: Warner Giving Out Free IMAX Blu-rays with 3D TVs and Players

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

TheWrap reports: Warner Home Video is partnering with LG Electronics and Sony Electronics to offer new Blu-ray 3D versions of three IMAX hits “Under the Sea 3D,” “Space Station 3D” and “Deep Sea 3D,” the companies announced on Wednesday. The movies will be made available with the purchase of select Blu-ray 3D ...

IMAX to Expand Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

IMAX Calls Special Meeting to Elect New Directors TORONTO, Jul 28, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced a special meeting of shareholders, scheduled for September 28, 2010 in New York, NY, to elect two directors to fill vacancies created by the recent increase in the number ...

Video: New trailer from Sucker Punch

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Apple has debuted the new trailer from Zack Snyder's upcoming film, 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 hide ...

IMAX seen as hot stock

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

With IMAX's latest theater deal in Russia, the company is set as one of Canada's hot stocks this week. The Wall Street Journal writes: Among the companies whose shares are making notable moves in Tuesday's session are Imax Corp. (IMAX), CGI Group Inc. (GIB) and Northstar Healthcare Inc. (NHC.T). Imax Corp. ...

Video: Opening sequence from Sea Rex 3D

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Check out this clip of the opening sequence from the 3D Giant Screen film, Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World. Audiences will join Julie, an imaginative young woman, as she journeys from a modern-day aquarium to the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life ...

Aftershock Generates Strong Opening Weekend Results in 12 IMAX® Theatres Across China

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Film Marks IMAX Milestone as First International Title Converted Into IMAX Format High Per-Screen Box Office Average Indicates IMAX Release is Resonating With Chinese Moviegoers SHANGHAI, China and NEW YORK, July 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Huayi Bros. Media Corporation Ltd., China's largest privately owned media group, ...

IMAX Signs Deal With Russian Exhibitor Cinema Park for Up to 14 IMAX® Theatres

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Agreement Marks IMAX's Largest European Theatre Deal in Company's History; Three Theatres to be Installed in 2010 Strong Performance of Russian IMAX® Theatres Drives Network Growth; Contract Signings Momentum Continues Worldwide MOSCOW, July 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Cinema Park, the exhibition chain owned by Russia's largest ...

Christopher Nolan’s Inception to Cross $20 Million in Worldwide Gross Box Office Today

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

IMAX Release Demonstrates Strong Legs LOS ANGELES, Jul 26, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures today announced that Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan ("The Dark Knight"), continued its strong performance during the second weekend in IMAX® theatres, generating $4.8 million on ...

Inception IMAX version earns $4.8 million

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Christopher Nolan's Inception retains the top spot in this weekend's box office over Salt. CNN reports: Yay moviegoers! You are rewarding the best-reviewed movies of the summer with your pocketbooks. While Angelina Jolie earned an estimated $36.5 million of your money this weekend for her taut actioner "Salt," "Inception" was also ...

Three new images from Resident Evil: Afterlife

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Three new images from Resident Evil: Afterlife have surfaced. 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 September 10, 2010. BMZ Film Page >>