Archive for January, 2011

Salt River Reservation may get IMAX theater

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The Arizona Republic reports: An entertainment complex that could include an aquarium, IMAX theater, Ripley's Believe it or Not and other attractions is planned for the Salt River Reservation east of Scottsdale. The private development team behind the Odysea in the Desert project signed a lease last month for a 37.5-acre site ...

Video: Six clips from I Am Number Four

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Six new clips from I Am Number Four have been released. Helmed by D.J. Caruso, I Am Number Four is an action-packed thriller about an extraordinary teen (Alex Pettyfer) hunted by ruthless enemies. Settling in a small Ohio town, he discovers powerful new abilities as well as a connection to the ...

Video: New clips from Sanctum

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Universal Pictures has released these new clips from their upcoming thriller Sanctum. From executive producer James Cameron, Sanctum follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, ...

Community Free Day at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo® on Saturday, January 29, 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Omaha, NE (January 27, 2011) – Join Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo on Saturday, January 29, 2011 for Community Free Day. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo will be offering free gate admission from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 29. Dennis Pate, Zoo Director and CEO said, "We are excited to ...

3net, International 3D Society ink agreement

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

From The Hollywood Reporter: 3net has inked a multi-year deal with the International 3D Society. Per the agreement, 3net -- a soon to be launched 24/7 3D entertainment network, which is a joint venture between Discovery, Sony and Imax -- will broadcast in stereo the Society's annual 3D Creative Arts Awards ...

New I Am Number Four images

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has released a ton of new images from upcoming film I Am Number Four. Helmed by D.J. Caruso, I Am Number Four is an action-packed thriller about an extraordinary teen (Alex Pettyfer) hunted by ruthless enemies. Settling in a small Ohio town, he discovers powerful new abilities as ...

Motley Fool takes a look at IMAX vs. RealD premium movie experiences

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Stock analysis site The Motley Fool takes a look at RealD recently announced XLW Cinema System and what it means for IMAX: The footsteps behind IMAX (Nasdaq: IMAX) are getting a little louder these days as RealD (NYSE: RLD) does everything it can to expand its business into premium theaters. Last ...

New digital IMAX to open in Destin, Florida

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The Destin Log reports: The curtain will rise on the new IMAX Theater at Rave Motion Pictures in Destin Commons on Feb. 4th. The reveal of the new theater was originally scheduled for Nov. 19 for the much-anticipated movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” However, construction was set back for the ...

GQ names Kelly Slater one of the coolest athletes of all time

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

GQ has named Kelly Slater one of the coolest athletes of all time alongside such greats as Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali and Joe Namath. Kelly recently won his 10th world championship, an historic achievement unmatched in surfing history. His win has made Kelly unquestionably the most dominant competitive surfer in ...

IMAX Signs First Commercial Theatre Deal in Egypt With Misr International Films

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Digital IMAX(R) Theatre System to be Installed in Cairo; Country's Leading Film Company Enters IMAX Business CAIRO, Egypt, Jan 25, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Misr International Films (Youssef Chahine), the leading film company in Egypt, today announced an agreement to install a digital IMAX(R) theatre ...