Archive for November, 2010

IMAX theater opens in Shenzhen, China

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

The Shenzhen Post reports: On November 20, the world-renowned cinema brand UA Theatre originated in Hong Kong finally landed at KKMALL in Shenzhen. The UA KKMALL, the first UA IMAX cinema in Shenzhen with large sum of investment will soon unveil its mystery and open to the customers. By then, as ...

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Breaks Box Office Records in IMAX®

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Record Global Opening Weekend Box Office of $16.1 Million in IMAX Record Opening Day Results in IMAX Sets New Record for IMAX Midnight Performance Grosses LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, ...

IMAX Signs Theatre Deal With ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group; Introduces Joint Venture Business in Spain and Italy

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

NEW YORK, Nov 23, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group, Europe's largest exhibitor, today announced an agreement to install two new digital IMAX(R) theatre systems under joint venture agreements in Mallorca and Milan, marking IMAX's first JV theatres in Spain and ...

New images from Tron Legacy

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Disney has released a few more images 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 comes to IMAX ...

Video: Five new Sucker Punch clips

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Warner Bros. Pictures has released five extremely short clips from their upcoming film, Sucker Punch. Set in the 1950s, the film 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 ...

Image Blu-ray IMAX 3D releases ups home video ante

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Hollywood in HiDef compares the latest IMAX 3D Blu-ray releases from Warner Home Video and Image Entertainment with the latter edging out Warner in quality: Image Entertainment’s three Dec. 7 Blu-ray 3D releases of IMAX movies from Big Pictures Digital Productions look far better as authored by Imagion of Germany. The best ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 IMAX review wrap-up

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Here are the latest reviews for the IMAX version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. More reviews to be added here as they get posted. UAB Kaleidoscope: "Because of the very nature of IMAX, certain things can’t help but be hovering around one’s peripheral vision, for better ...

IMAX shares at a new 52-week high

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Benzinga reports on IMAX's stock winning streak: Shares of Imax (NASDAQ: IMAX) traded at a new 52-week high today of $24.94. Approximately 530,000 shares have traded hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 1.2 million shares. Imax is currently trading at $24.89, approximately 31.8% above its 50-day moving average of $18.89. SmarTrend ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 takes $12.4M in IMAX

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1: The IMAX Experience generated $12.4 million on domestic IMAX screens with a total take of $125.1 million its opening weekend. The UK's Guardian writes: How about that Harry Potter? Nearly a decade after the franchise first arrived in theatres, it continues to ...

Atlanta to get fifth IMAX theater

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports: Metro Atlanta is getting its fifth IMAX Theatre. Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), is adding an IMAX Theatre to its Regal Atlantic Station Stadium 16 by December, according to company information. IMAX Theaters are already at Fernbank Museum in Atlanta, AMC Barrett Commons in Kennesaw, AMC Southlake Pavilion ...