Archive for December, 2011

AMC Theatres(R) Brings The IMAX Experience(R) to AMC Showplace Rockford 16 and AMC Showplace Edwardsville 12

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE -- GHOST PROTOCOL THE IMAX EXPERIENCE See it First in IMAX December 16 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMC Theatres (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, announced today that guests visiting AMC Showplace Rockford 16 and AMC Showplace Edwardsville 12 can now enjoy The IMAX ...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate to be Released in 61 IMAX® Theatres Across China December 15

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Epic Martial Arts Tale Marks the First-Ever 3D Chinese-Language Feature Film to be Presented in the IMAX® 3D Format BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion ...

Silvercity Victoria to open digital IMAX

Monday, December 12th, 2011

The Vancouver Sun reports: Victoria’s new IMAX theatre will be opening with a bang on Friday — quite a few, in fact. Cineplex Entertainment confirmed today that IMAX movies will be shown in either 2D or 3D starting Dec. 16 at SilverCity with the release of Paramount Pictures’ holiday blockbuster Mission: Impossible ...

The Dark Knight Rises could have 50 minutes of IMAX footage

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Rumors around the web have Director Christopher Nolan stating there will be 50 minutes of IMAX footage in The Dark Knight Rises. From /film: Tonight at the Hollywood presentation of The Dark Knight Rises prologue, I got an opportunity to speak briefly with director Christopher Nolan. He reiterated part of ...

Defunct Bournemouth IMAX building still in planning phase

Monday, December 12th, 2011

The UK's Bournemouth Echo reports: “ARCHITECHTS, urban designers and leisure experts” have been asked to come up with ideas for Bournemouth’s Waterfront Building. The Waterfront, home of the former Imax cinema, failed to attract suitable interest from private developers after the council bought it for £6.5 million. Deputy leader Cllr John Beesley updated ...

BMZ Interview: Space Junk 3D director Melissa Butts

Friday, December 9th, 2011

© 2011. All rights reserved. Space Junk 3D, LLC. Courtesy of Calvin Hall Photograpy. Award-winning director/producer Melissa Butts will release her next film SPACE JUNK 3D to IMAX, Giant Screen and specialty theaters January 2012. The film explores the ever-growing problem of space debris surrounding Earth's orbit. Thanks for taking the ...

D3D Opens Museum Theaters in New York and North Carolina

Friday, December 9th, 2011

[Evanston, IL (December 9, 2011)] - D3D Cinema is pleased to announce the opening of new digital 3D theaters at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY and at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC.  Outfitted with state-of-the-art Barco DLP projectors and industry-leading Dolby Digital ...

Trailer for Space Junk 3D

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

We've posted the trailer for upcoming Giant Screen film Space Junk 3D. After 50 years of launching our dreams into space, we’re left with a troubling legacy: a growing ring of orbiting debris that casts a shadow over the future of space exploration. SPACE JUNK 3D is a visually explosive, ...

Director David Lickley scouts locations in Harrisburg, PA

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Director David Lickley scouted locations in the Harrisburg, PA area for filming the upcoming Giant Screen 3D movie Expedition Chesapeake. The Patriot-News writes: Water keeps getting in the way of Whitaker Center’s Expedition Chesapeake project. Canadian film director David Lickley was in Harrisburg on Wednesday to scout locations along the ...

Five clips from The Adventures of Tintin

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Five new clips have been released from The Adventures of Tintin. The film stars Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot," "Defiance") as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig ("Quantum of Solace," "Defiance") as the nefarious Red ...