Archive for January, 2011

New character revealed from Cars 2

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Disney/Pixar has revealed Carla Veloso a new character from upcoming film, Cars 2. View the previous character images at the links here: Cars 2 character images New character and film stills from Cars 2 When star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable ...

Five new character posters from Sucker Punch

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Fiver new character banners have been released for Zack Snyder's upcoming film, Sucker Punch. The film is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Sucker Punch comes to IMAX 3D theaters March 25, ...

Three new images from Mars Needs Moms

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has released three new images from Mars Needs Moms. Based on the 2007 children’s book by Berkeley Breathed (best known for his long-running comic strip “Bloom County”), the story features a young boy who must come to his mother’s rescue when she’s kidnapped by martians. The film opens in ...

Images from The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Check out these first images from The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. The film is the first in the series of 3D motion capture films based on the iconic character created by Georges Remi, better known to the world by his pen name "Hergé." The film opens in IMAX 3D ...

New image from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has released this new image from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides featuring Ian McShane as Blackbeard. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise. The film comes to IMAX 3D theaters May 20, 2011. Blackbeard ...

CEO Jim Marchbank to leave Science North in May

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The Sudbury Star reports: CEO Jim Marchbank announced Thursday he will leave the science centre on May 6. Marchbank has been CEO of Science North since March of 1987 and will be in his 25th year as CEO when he leaves the position. In a release, he said it's time for new ...

Arabia 3D takes ‘a giant innovative step forward’

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The Montreal Gazette reviews MacGillivray Freeman Films' Arabia 3D which opens at the Montreal Science Centre IMAX Theatre today: The idea is to offer the public a lyrical look at a country many are unfamiliar with. In the years following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, there have been few opportunities ...

Pilot Mike Carriker to be on hand at Legends of Flight Grand Rapids opening

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Boeing chief test pilot Mike Carriker in the cockpit of a vintage Constellation. Copyright 2010, Jetliner Films Inc. / The Stephen Low Company The Grand Rapids Press reports: "Legends of Flight 3D," a documentary focusing on the production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a new fuel-efficient jet, opens Friday exclusively at Celebration ...

Screen Junkies list their best IMAX movies

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Screen Junkies has posted their top 10 best IMAX theater movies. Mostly traditional documentaries mixed with a few Hollywood films, the list nevertheless shows an inkling towards James Cameron's work: 1. "Avatar." If ever there was a mainstream movie that truly showcased the benefits of watching a movie in IMAX, ...

Warren IMAX grosses $90,000+ over weekend

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Kansas' The Wichita Eagle reports: Almost 7,000 patrons spent a little more than $90,000 last weekend at Bill Warren's west Wichita IMAX theater, making it the top performing IMAX in North America. Meanwhile, city officials and a business with two 21st and Tyler locations say the traffic generated by the theater has ...