Archive for March, 2011

IMAX’s Hubble on DVD is ‘stunning’

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

DVD Verdict has posted their review of the DVD version of IMAX: Hubble: Video, as you would expect, is stunning, despite the absence of 3D. There is one drawback: The original aspect ratio was 1.44:1, but the image has been matted to 1.78:1, so that a fair amount of image is ...

New Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides image

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has released a new image from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise. The film opens in IMAX 3D theaters May 20, 2011. (L-R) Kevin Senn (Queen Anne’s Revenge ...

Sean Casey talks Tornado Alley with IFC.com

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

IFC.com has interviewed director Sean Casey on the making of his long-awaited film Tornado Alley, now playing in IMAX and Giant Screen theaters: How did this film come together? I was actually working on an IMAX film called "Amazing Journeys," so I was actually on a little, teeny island in the Indian ...

IMAX and PVR Cinemas Sign Four-Theatre Deal in India

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

India's Premier Cinema Brand Enters IMAX(R) Theatre Business LAS VEGAS, Mar 30, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and PVR Cinemas, India's leading cinema brand and operator of the country's top-performing multiplexes, today announced an agreement to install digital IMAX(R) theatre systems in four key locations throughout India. ...

IMAX Reports Strong Opening Weekend Results of Sucker Punch: The IMAX Experience

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Fanboys and Fangirls Seek Out IMAX as Preferred Venue for Zack Snyder's Latest Action-Adventure in Record Fashion LAS VEGAS, Mar 29, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that the IMAX release of Warner Bros. Pictures' Sucker Punch, contributed approximately $4.0 million in gross box office receipts ...

Two trailers for Thor

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Here are the first two trailers for Thor. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes ...

Thor IMAX 3D poster

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Well it looks like Thor is coming to IMAX 3D theaters. Here's the poster for Thor: An IMAX 3D Experience. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced ...

IMAX 3D Theater Open Near Bluegreen St. Augustine Golf Resort

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

The World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX 3D Theater has opened next to Bluegreen’s St. Augustine golf resort, Grande Villas at World Golf Village®. PRLog (Press Release) – Mar 28, 2011 – Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that the World ...

IMAX and Cinema Park Sign Eight-Theatre Deal in Russia

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Russia's Cinema Park Becomes Europe's Largest IMAX Exhibitor Strong Performance of Russian IMAX(R) Theatres Continues to Drive Brand in Region LAS VEGAS, March 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Cinema Park, an exhibition chain owned by Russia's largest media holding company, Profmedia, today announced a sale agreement ...

Two new characters from Cars 2

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Disney/Pixar has revealed two more new characters from Cars 2. Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in CARS 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. The film comes to ...