Archive for May, 2012

IMAX Tests Second-Screen Concept With Cinemas Guzzo In Canada

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Expansion of Revenue Share Agreement Brings Cinemas Guzzo's IMAX Commitment to Five NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced an expansion of its revenue sharing agreement with Cinemas Guzzo for an additional IMAX® theatre system to be located at the Mega-Plex Marche Central ...

Columbia Pictures’ Men In Black™ 3 Posts Record Memorial Day Opening Weekend In IMAX® Theatres

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Film Generates $12.7 Million in IMAX theatres Globally LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), and Columbia Pictures today announced that the action comedy Men in Black™ 3 grossed $12.7 million at the box office in 474 IMAX® theatres worldwide during its 4-day opening weekend ...

Prometheus racking up more IMAX UK pre-sales

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Ridley Scott's upcoming Prometheus continues to generate pre-sales in UK IMAX theaters. The Hollywood Reporter writes: Ridley Scott's Prometheus is set to extend its own eye-popping record at the BFI Imax screen as it posts even larger numbers for ticket presages. Scott's movie, starring a galaxy of stars including Michael Fassbender, ...

BFI IMAX to replace IMAX screen, install digital projector

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

From BFI: After 13 years of operation on the South Bank, we are about to replace our huge IMAX screen, measuring 26 metres wide and 20 metres high, with a brand new silver screen so that we can continue to bring you the biggest and brightest cinema experience in the UK. ...

Tornado Alley Screening Highlights ISE, Hazards Research, and NSF Support

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Earlier this spring, Giant Screen Films was pleased to partner with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to host a special screening of Tornado Alley for an enthusiastic audience of DC influencers. Recent tornado outbreaks have continued to provoke media attention and questions about the nature of these destructive ...

IMAX Expands Revenue Sharing Agreement With Cineworld Group For Up To Five New Theatres In The UK

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Expansion follows Success of Cineworld's Existing IMAX Locations NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Cineworld Group PLC, the UK's largest cinema chain, today announced an expansion of the companies' revenue sharing agreement with the addition of up to five new IMAX® theatre systems. ...

Myrtle Beach IMAX won’t reopen

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Myrtle Beach Online reports: The IMAX Theatre at Broadway at the Beach, which shut down in November, won’t reopen, but a new business will be moving into the former theater in time for the summer season, officials said. Officials with the theater and Broadway owner Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc. won’t say ...

Lionsgate’s Global Blockbuster The Hunger Games To Be Released In China In 67 Imax® Theatres In June

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Release In One Of World's Leading Territories Continues Lionsgate's Successful Global Partnership With IMAX SANTA MONICA, Calif. and TORONTO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), one of the world's leading entertainment and technology companies, and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced ...

4-minute preview for The Amazing Spider-Man

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

A four-minute preview for The Amazing Spider-Man has been released. 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. BMZ Film Page >>

First Skyfall teaser trailer

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

The first trailer for Skyfall 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. As MI6 comes ...