Archive for July, 2012

New poster for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Monday, July 30th, 2012

A new poster has been released for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The film follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard ...

Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises Generates Strongest-Ever Second-Weekend Results In IMAX® Theatres

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Film Grosses $52 Million in IMAX® Theatres Worldwide in 10 Days Driven by Global Box Office LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that The Dark Knight Rises generated strong second weekend global box office results of approximately $15 ...

IMAX Expands Partnership With VieShow Cinemas In Three-Theatre Deal

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Agreement Brings Taiwan's Largest Exhibitor's IMAX Footprint to 10 Sites NEW YORK, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and VieShow Cinemas Co., Ltd., the leading exhibitor in Taiwan, today announced an agreement for three IMAX® theatre systems. The deal brings VieShow's IMAX commitment to 10 and to 232 ...

IMAX Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Q2 2012 Revenues Increased 23% to $70.2 million Q2 2012 Adjusted Net Income Increased 206% to $14.1 million New Theatre Signings Momentum Leads to Increase in 2012 Scheduled Installations IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today reported second quarter 2012 revenues of $70.2 million, ...

Peoria Riverfront Museum scheduled to open October 20

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Peoria, Illinois' The State Journal-Register writes: The walls in the Illinois High School Association's Peak Performance Center are painted a color named, with good reason, screaming green. There's a section of a basketball court at one end of the large room that will one day soon include a basket that rotates. The ...

IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond talks Dark Knight Rises, theater expansion

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

From The Globe and Mail: How has The Dark Night Rises experience been so far? [Last week] I went to the world premiere. About half the film is full screen, top to bottom, in Imax format. It was really an incredible experience and I was grinning through a lot of it. It ...

Sydney’s IMAX to get new home

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Australia's Herald Sun reports: IT has been dubbed "The Ribbon" because "it's a gift to Sydney" and will form the centrepiece of the biggest overhaul of Darling Harbour since the 1990s. This sculptural building will be the new home of the IMAX theatre at the eastern side of the entertainment precinct. Adelaide-based international ...

IMAX Corporation renews Santa Monica lease

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

The Santa Monica Mirror reports: IMAX Corporation, one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, will remain at the Lantana Entertainment and Media Campus in Santa Monica after signing a lease renewal for the entire 65,000 square-foot Lantana IMAX Building. Industry Partners and Lionstone Group made the announcement earlier today. Jim Jacobsen and ...

Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises Generates Opening Weekend Box Office Results Of $23.8 Million In IMAX® Theatres Worldwide

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Film Grosses $19 Million in IMAX Theatres Domestically LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that The Dark Knight Rises (Rated PG-13) has generated approximately $23.8 million in 396 IMAX® theatres worldwide, resulting in a global IMAX per-screen average of approximately ...

The Legend Ends in IMAX on July 20 With Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ The Dark Knight Rises

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

More Than An Hour of the Film Shot With IMAX® Cameras, Breaking Record for Most IMAX Footage Ever Used in a Feature Film. LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that The Dark Knight Rises, the highly anticipated third film of ...