Is day-and-date home viewing coming with IMAX Private Theatre

As part of a broader strategy to expand The IMAX Experience for direct home viewing, IMAX today announced that it has acquired a significant stake in the company PRIMA Cinema, whose proprietary systems transmit current theatrical releases from major Hollywood studios like Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures, in a highly encrypted, location-sensitive fashion for secure ….

Tsui Hark’s crime thriller Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon to make IMAX debut

IMAX, in partnership with China Film Co-Production and Huayi Brothers Media, have announced that Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, filmmaker Tsui Hark’s follow-up to his 2010 action thriller Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame, will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX format and released into IMAX theatres in China starting on ….

Keanu Reeves’ Man of Tai Chi to be released in Chinese IMAX theaters

IMAX, in partnership with China Film Group, Wanda Group and Village Roadshow Pictures, have announced that Man of Tai Chi, Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut and the first Mandarin-language film to be directed by a Western actor, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in IMAX theatres across China starting July 5th, ….

Interactive timeline celebrates 50th Anniversary of Cleopatra

To celebrate the release of the restored Cleopatra 50th Anniversary on Blu-ray, a Cleopatra 50th Anniversary interactive digital timeline has been released, allowing users to explore imagery, facts and behind-the-scenes footage of the production of the film. The interactive timeline takes you up the Nile River to journey through film stills and clips exploring Cleopatra. ….

World’s largest IMAX coming to historic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

IMAX and Chinese Theatres have announced an agreement to add an IMAX theatre to the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, through an extensive transformation of the landmark site. The addition brings the theatre into the 21st Century and gives Hollywood its first IMAX theatre, which those involved say will provide fans with a movie-going ….

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson make Fast and Furious run for IMAX screens

IMAX and Universal Pictures today announced that Fast & Furious 6, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in select IMAX theatres internationally beginning May 22nd. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next ….

Bruce Willis action sequel A Good Day to Die Hard coming to IMAX

Representatives from IMAX today announced that A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth installment in Twentieth Century Fox’s enduring action-thriller series starring Bruce Willis, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format. The film will be released in IMAX theatres internationally beginning February 7th and domestically on February 14th. This marks the first ….