Archive for September, 2010

Latest images, concept art from Tron Legacy

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Walt Disney Pictures has released more images and concept art from Tron: Legacy. The film follows Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, who looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the digital world of Tron where his father has been living for 25 years. Tron: Legacy ...

New character posters from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Three new character posters have been released for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The final chapter of the Harry Potter film series begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione leave Hogwarts behind and set out to find and destroy the Horcruxes, the secret to Voldemort’s power and immortality. Part I comes to ...

Virginia’s Albemarle County to get digital IMAX theater

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

The Daily Progress reports: Regal Entertainment Group announced Thursday that it would bring a new 14-screen theater with IMAX to a future Albemarle County town center, the area’s first such venue. The theater will be located in the Albemarle Place development, which comprises 65 acres near the busy intersection of Hydraulic Road ...

Saskatchewan Science Centre upgrades IMAX theater to 3D

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Regina, Canada's Saskatchewan Science Centre has switched to 3D projectors in their IMAX theater. News Talk 650 CKOM reports: Regina’s Kramer IMAX Theatre at the Saskatchewan Science Centre now has 3D capability. The theatre has been under “top secret” renovations since Sept. 12 as it installed the new 3D screen and ...

Sparks, Nevada digital IMAX theater delayed

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: The construction of a 14-screen IMAX theater, set to open during the Thanksgiving week, has been delayed, Legends at Sparks Marina general manager Dennis McGovern said. The Dickenson group, which first planned to open the theater, has pulled out of the project, McGovern said. “We have gone out, and ...

Video: IMAX CEO Rich Gelfond talks 3D with TheStreet

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond talks with TheStreet on the recent Hollywood 3D boom: Source >>

Filmmaker confesses many shots staged in wildlife docus

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Portland, Oregon's KATU reports: The book Shooting in the Wild is Chris Palmer's written confession about the lengths he and others went to in their quest to get compelling shots. "I have just pulled back the curtain on the dark side of wildlife filmmaking," he said. Palmer, who now teaches filmmaking at ...

THR: Imax CEO: ‘Not every 3D movie works’

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Hollywood Reporter reports from the 3D Experience: Part symposium and part product expo, the inaugural edition of the 3D Experience opened Friday with daylong topic discussions and exec presentations in an auditorium of the AMC Theatres Empire 25 on Times Square. The three-day event also features 3D movie screenings and ...

Wild Ocean is ‘stunning visual spectacle’

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Indiana Insider Blog has reviewed 2008's Wild Ocean 3D, a film that captures the massive feeding frenzy that takes place off the South African coast: Tonight I viewed “Wild Ocean” in IMAX 3D, and I walked away with an overwhelming gratitude that I do not have to live life in ...

Lombard, Illinois gets new digital IMAX this Friday

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Illinois' Bensenville Press reports: The brand new IMAX screen in Yorktown Center’s AMC Theater will have a special event opening from 6-8 p.m. this Friday. This family-friendly event will include Owl Makeover by Funky Face Painting and ActionBooth’s interactive photo booth with on-site photo printing. Prizes and giveaways included courtesy of AMC, IMAX ...