Archive for September, 2012

Clips for the Blu-ray 3D release of Ghosts of the Abyss

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Three clips from Ghosts of the Abyss have been released in anticipation of the film's Blu-ray 3D release. The 2003 film follows director and master storyteller James Cameron as he journeys back to the site of his greatest inspiration -- the legendary wreck of the Titanic. Inside Titanic State Room The Titanic BMZ Film Page ...

IMAX Corporation Mourns the Loss of Co-Founder Roman Kroitor

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Legacy of Pioneering Filmmaker and Technology Innovator Changed the Way Audiences Experience Movies TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of co-founder Roman Kroitor on Sept. 16 at the age of 85. Kroitor, along with Graeme Ferguson, Robert Kerr ...

Less simultaneous IMAX Hollywood blockbuster releases for China

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

The Hollywood Reporter writes: Richard Gelfond doesn’t expect many more Hollywood superheroes to clash at the local multiplex in China. The Imax CEO on Wednesday told the Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia conference that Chinese authorities directing screen traffic in the Asian market weren’t impressed with the results when Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight ...

New trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

A new trailer has been released for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The film follows 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. The film opens in IMAX theaters December 14, 2012. BMZ Film Page ...

IMAX and Canada’s Cinemas Guzzo Expand Revenue Share Agreement With Three-Theatre Deal

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Building on Success of First Dual Screen Installation, Exhibitor to Add Second IMAX® Theatre within a Single Multiplex; Brings Guzzo Total IMAX Commitment to Eight NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced it is expanding its revenue sharing agreement with Cinemas Guzzo with ...

Detroit Science Center could re-open

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

WXYZ writes: WXYZ.COM has confirmed, there are funding commitments for the Science center from some big name companies, including GM and Ford. In fact, General Motors tells us the GM Foundation is pledging funds for the effort. A spokesperson for the Detroit Science Center would not confirm the numbers. But she ...

IMAX expects growth in Middle East

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The National writes: Canada's Imax Corporation is projecting big growth in big-screen cinemas in the Middle East, with talks under way to open more in the region. Imax movies are shot using 70 mm film - twice as wide as that used in ordinary cameras - and can be projected on to ...

Digital IMAX opens in Pooler, GA

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

WTOC-TV writes: An IMAX Theater is now open in Pooler. The theater passed the final inspection on Thursday. Its first showing "Resident Evil in 3D" started at 12 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and children. Article >>

El Paso, Texas to get digital IMAX

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The El Paso Times reports: An IMAX is expected to be added to Premiere Cinema's Bassett Place theater complex next year. Construction of an IMAX theater auditorium, with a six-story, 75-foot-wide screen and about 420 seats, is projected to begin by early next year, and it could be in operation by next ...

Plans for digital IMAX in Sparks, Nevada

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The Ventura County Star reports: A half dozen new construction projects are under way at the biggest shopping center in Sparks. An IMAX theater, T.J. Maxx and Wal-Mart are among the new businesses in the works at the Outlets at Legends on Interstate 80 east of the Sparks Marina. They've been on ...