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2010-08-03 11:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The treasured Seattle Cinerama Theatre is getting a 21st Century technical upgrade with state-of-the-art digital sound and pictures along with a refurbishment of the classic, mid-century, wide-screen theater. The two-month project will ensure that Cinerama remains a vital piece of Seattle's entertainment experience, where movie goers will be able to see a wide diversity of programming, from the latest 3-D blockbusters to indie films on the festival...

2008-08-03 09:00:00

By Tony Lucia, Reading Eagle, Pa. Aug. 3--Seems everybody's always looking for the next big thing. And now it's here. On Friday, Reading Movies 11 will open at 30 N. Second St., and local audiences will find themselves face to face with the phenomenon aptly named IMAX. In its simplest terms, IMAX consists of a big, curved screen -- this one is 42 feet tall by 70 feet wide -- on which are projected large-format films. As if that's not impressive p enough g ,, you also are bathed in...

2008-07-29 03:01:05

Rick Pukis experienced a thrilling roller coaster ride at the 1974 Spokane, Wash., World's Fair without leaving the movie theater. Mr. Pukis, an associate professor of communications specializing in television and cinema at Augusta State University, still remembers his first IMAX movie. "It's a whole other viewing experience," he said. "It plants you like you are there." The "IMAX experience" could come closer to home for Augusta moviegoers. IMAX and the Regal Entertainment Group plan...

2008-07-29 00:00:29

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that The Dark Knight: The IMAX Experience continued its unprecedented box office performance with the highest grossing second weekend in IMAX history. The IMAX release grossed $4.6 million on 94 domestic IMAX screens, from Friday July 25 through Sunday July 27, bringing the film's domestic total to $16.3 million. Internationally, the film grossed...

2008-07-08 15:00:34

Moviegoers will be lining up around the block to get the hottest ticket in town when The Dark Knight opens at The Henry Ford IMAX on July 18, 2008. The follow-up to the action hit Batman Begins, The Dark Knight reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime. Concurrently with the film's debut in commercial 35mm and digital theatres, The Dark Knight: The IMAX Experience will be released in IMAX theatres...

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