Archive for April, 2012

Life Underwater featurette from To the Arctic

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

A new featurette from To the Arctic has been released. An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure To the Arctic tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother ...

New Shanghai location featurette from Skyfall

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

A new Skyfall featurette focusing on Shanghai filming location has been released. Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in SKYFALL, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In Skyfall, Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. ...

IMAX testing prototype laser projector

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Businessweek writes: Imax Corp. (IMAX) (IMAX), the pioneer of large- screen cinema, has begun testing a prototype laser-projection system, based on patents licensed from Eastman Kodak Co. (EKDKQ) (EKDKQ), that improves picture quality with brighter light. The system, which uses two projectors and incorporates Mississauga, Ontario-based Imax’s image-enhancing technology, will allow movies ...

Polar bear family featurette from To the Arctic

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

A new featurette from To the Arctic has been released. An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure To the Arctic tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother ...

New featurette from Marvel’s The Avengers

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

A new featurette has been released from Marvel's The Avengers. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the ...

Three new images from Prometheus

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Three new images from Prometheus have been released. Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling ...

Two images from The Amazing Spider-Man

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Two new pictures have been released from The Amazing Spider-Man. One of the world’s most popular characters is back on the big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy is revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man. The film opens in IMAX 3D theaters July 3, 2012. Andrew Garfield stars as Spider-Man/Peter Parker ...

IMAX to open 17 theaters in India by 2013

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Business Standard reports: Leading global entertainment company Imax Corporation plans to have as many as 17 theatres in India by next year, up from three now, and will soon begin talks with Indian film producers to purchase the rights of Bollywood films for conversion into its own high-tech format. Canada-based Imax Corporation ...

The Dark Knight Rises rumored to feature an hour of IMAX footage

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Christopher Nolan's upcoming film, The Dark Knight Rises, may feature over an hour of IMAX footage. Entertainment Weekly writes: Christopher Nolan doesn’t do 3D. That’s probably a good thing: The post-Avatar excitement about 3D filmmaking quickly devolved into cash grabs like Clash of the Titans and Alice in Wonderland, successful ...

IMAX continues educational content with To the Arctic

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Deseret News writes: Most IMAX and 3-D theaters have gone Hollywood in recent years, but there is still a place for the educational films that put IMAX on the map. Touted as the ultimate movie experience, the gigantic-screen IMAX was originally popular among educational institutions and kids on elementary school field trips ...