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Star Wars: Episode VII, Marvel Sequels Confirmed For IMAX Release
With a December 2015 release date, it’s full power on Lucasfilms’ first Disney-distributed effort. You’ll get to see the relatives and descendants of Luke, Han, Leia and (hopefully) Chewbacca in the IMAX format next holiday season, a real treat for those who appreciate JJ Abrams’ widescreen vistas.
Gravity Becomes The Third Film In History To Make More Than $100 Million From IMAX
Alfonso Cuaron's beautiful and impressive epic Gravity has been making headlines ever since it debuted on the fall film festival circuit last year, but today it has yet another milestone to add to its incredible list of achievements.
Gravity Returning To IMAX 3D Theaters At The End Of The Month
Re-releases like this are always great because they can give people a chance to see titles that they may have missed during the first theatrical run, but Gravity is a special case. Even if you saw Gravity back when it was out in October, you should make a point of trying to see it again. After all, the material demands the screen size, and in the future IMAX screenings will be much less available. Take the opportunity when it presents itself.
Christopher Nolan Strapped An IMAX Camera To A Learjet For Interstellar's Aerial Sequences
Ever since The Dark Knight, director Christopher Nolan has been seen as a hardcore advocate of IMAX technology - particularly over the widespread use of 3D. Because of the filmmaker's prior usage of IMAX cameras on both The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, it was no surprise when it was announced that he would once again be using the larger format film making his latest project, the sci-fi epic Interstellar.
Star Wars: Episode VII May Be Shot On IMAX Cameras
With the 3D trend visibly dying out, movie theaters and studios are looking for even more ways to get people to actually leave their houses to go to the movies, and thus far the hippest new thing is IMAX. The large format that used to be limited to planetariums has been used to dazzling effect in films like The Dark Knight Rises and the upcoming Gravity, and more and more filmmakers are adopting it to make their big-budget spectacles all the more spectacular. Will J.J. Abrams be the next to jump on board?
Brad Pitt's World War Z Heading To 3D IMAX For A Limited Engagement
IMAX Corporation, Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced in a release that Brad Pitt’s global zombie apocalypse thriller has been digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format, and will be released into select IMAX theaters domestically for a one-week engagement beginning Aug. 2.
Divergent Is Coming To IMAX
It seems almost a given for big budget action-adventures, but Summit Entertainment makes it official with a new please release: Divergent will hit theaters in IMAX next spring. IMAX Corporation will digitally re-master the finished film and give its audio a mix befitting of The IMAX Experience®, making the movie even more spectacular for those willing to pay a little extra.
Neill Blomkamp's Elysium Heading To IMAX Theaters
Neill Blomkamp's Elysium has promise to be one of the biggest sci-fi adventures of the summer. The South African writer/director blew us all away with his 2009 debut, the Academy Award nominated District 9, and it appears that he has actually upped the ante for his sophomore effort. Not only does the movie feature big name stars like Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, the story itself plays out on an epic scale...
Got $2 Million? Get Your Own Incredible IMAX Home Theater System
You just need $2 million, and a house big enough to fit the equipment, which includes a 20-foot wide curved screen that goes floor to ceiling. The system is similar to the two-projector set-up in their full-scale theaters around the world, and it’s 3D-capable.
The Wizard Of Oz To Return To Theaters In 3D And IMAX This Fall
There are movie moments that we experience as kids that stick with us forever. The slow pan across Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory is one of them. And the sight of Dorothy stepping out of her black-and-white home and into the colorful world of Oz is another. Done right, a movie can capture the wonder and beauty of the imagination with awe-inspiring grace, creating a visual that allows a child - and kids at heart - to believe in magic, if only at the movies.
All You Need Is Kill And Jupiter Ascending Confirmed For IMAX 3D
Almost everyone can find something to celebrate in the latest press release from IMAX, which says that 20 upcoming Warner Bros. films will be released in the larger-than-normal format in coming years. Anxious for Bryan Singer’s family adventure Jack the Giant Slayer? Dying to see Superman soar through IMAX skies? Want to see Guillermo del Toro’s giant freaking robots decimate his giant freaking monsters in the IMAX format? Man, you are going to be in luck.
See Skyfall In IMAX At Midnight, Get This Gorgeous Poster For Free
When the new James Bond adventure Skyfall finally opens on November 9, you'll have two options: see the movie on regular old screens, or see it in giant, glorious IMAX. No, it's absolutely not an option not to see it, since this Bond adventure is one of the best of the franchise, and quite honestly the best action film I've seen this year
Paranormal Activity 4 Goes Big With IMAX Release
Paranormal Activity 4 is being digitally re-mastered with a reworked sound and image quality suitable to the immensity of IMAX presentation. While the film will open nationwide October 19th, kicking off with sure to be spirited midnight screenings, its IMAX version will launch at about 300 locations as early as October 18th at 9PM. So keep all this in mind while deciding on which Paranormal Activity 4 ticket you want to buy.
James Bond And Skyfall Coming To IMAX A Day Early
Hopefully by now you've gotten yourself excited for Skyfall, the upcoming James Bond film that doesn't just bring back Daniel Craig as the fearless super spy, but brings in Oscar-winner Sam Mendes to direct it, and the legendary Roger Deakins to shoot it. The talent offscreen is matched by the actors too
Steven Spielberg Considering Using IMAX Cameras For Robopocalypse
Those who had the chance to see The Dark Knight, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Dark Knight Rises in IMAX know that there is some incredible potential in the format. And it's a potential that Steven Spielberg is starting to realize. In a recent interview the legendary Academy Award-winning filmmaker revealed that he is contemplating shooting his next film, an adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's novel Robopocalypse.