Archive for July, 2014

First trailer, poster, and images for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The first trailer, poster, and images for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has been released. The film brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opens in IMAX 3D theaters December 17, ...

First trailer, images for Mad Max: Fury Road

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer and images from Mad Max: Fury Road. The story of Mad Max continues in Fury Road which is takes place a short while after the story detailed in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. The film is scheduled to open in IMAX 3D theaters May 15, 2015. Comic ...

New clips from Guardians of the Galaxy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Two new film clips have been released from Guardians of the Galaxy. In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. The film opens in IMAX 3D theaters August 1, 2014. 12% My Name Is ...

Tampa’s MOSI to convert to digital 3D

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The Tampa Tribune writes: Florida Hospital gave Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry a $2 million shot in the arm Friday. The donation will cover the cost of converting the science museum's Imax dome theater from film to 3D digital projection. Modernizing the theater will give MOSI the potential to increase its ...

Forrest Gump Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exclusive One-Week IMAX® Release On Sept. 5

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB), and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced that Robert Zemeckis' Academy Award® Best Picture-winning Forrest Gump will get an exclusive one-week IMAX® re-release, coinciding with the 20th anniversary ...

IMAX Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS - Operating leverage drives approximately 15% growth in adjusted net income in the second quarter compared to Q2 2013, contributing to $21.3 million in cash flow from operations in the quarter - IMAX installs 30 new theaters across 13 countries in Q2, including 12 new theaters in China - Company signs deals ...

IMAX Adds 19 Theatres With Shanghai Film Corp. And Subsidiaries In Significant China Deal

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Agreement Positions SFC, Number-Two Exhibitor in China, as Third-Largest IMAX Partner in China BEIJING, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced an agreement with Shanghai Film Corporation (SFC), Shanghai United Circuit Co. Ltd. (SUC) and Shanghai SFG-EPR Cinema Development & Management Co., Ltd. (SFG-EPR) for ...

IMAX AND MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE SIGN LASER TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Fort Lauderdale Museum to Adopt IMAX Ground-Breaking Digital Laser Projection Technology NEW YORK – July 17, 2014 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Museum of Discovery and Science, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., today announced an agreement to install IMAX’s next-generation digital laser projection system at the Museum’s AutoNation IMAX® Theater. ...

Clips, featurettes for Lucy

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Three clips and three featurettes have been released for Lucy. Director Luc Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. The film opens in select ...

Temple, Texas IMAX theater to open July 23

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

The Temple Daily Telegram reports: After eight months of construction, the new IMAX Theater in Temple Mall is almost ready for its July 23 grand opening. The five-story screen will not only be one of the largest indoor movie screens in Texas, also it will be the only IMAX screen between ...