Because of the pandemic, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will likely be the last movie to cross $US1 billion for some time. Yet Imax CEO Richard Gelfond said a film could hit that threshold this year if enough people were vaccinated. Films like “Spider-Man 3” or “Avatar 2” could […]
Warner Bros. is releasing all 17 of its 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max and in theatres. “I don’t think it makes sense for WarnerMedia,” IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond told Insider of his reaction to the December 3 news. He added that he believes the movies won’t perform as well […]
Summary List Placement There are several things that just go together perfectly, and when it comes to movies, there’s no better experience than watching a Christopher Nolan movie on an IMAX screen. The director has been in love with the large-format for years and even shoots on IMAX cameras so […]
Insider has learned that Iowa-based movie theatre chain Fridley Theatres will be the first to show movies on an Imax screen since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the country. Both Imax and Fridley Theatres have confirmed its plan to Insider. Beginning Friday, its The Palms Theatres location in Waukee will […]
China is shutting down most of its movie theatres, about 70,000 screens, in response to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Crowded public places have become the battleground for combatting the transmission of the virus. As travel ramps up around the Lunar New Year, so have the risks of spreading the disease. […]
Imax CEO Richard Gelfond told Business Insider he wants to work more with steaming services in 2020 and beyond. Though Imax’s partners are the huge theatre chains that will not show movies that do not respect the exclusive 72-day theatrical window, Gelfond said, for Imax, “that’s less a fight-’til-death issue.” […]
Between Dolby Cinemas, IMAX, RealD 3D, and Regal RPX there are a lot of ways to watch a movie. And some movies like The Lion King are released in all of them. If you want the biggest screen size you can get, you want IMAX. But if you’re an audiophile […]
Singapore’sChangi Airport just opened up “Jewel,” a $US1.3 billion mall and lifestyle hub open to visitors with and without aeroplane tickets. The glass dome features the world’s tallest indoor waterfall at 130 feet – all of the water is harvested from rain. There’s also an IMAX movie theatre, a supermarket, […]
2018 marks the first time ever that Imax grossed $US1 billion at the global box office. “Avengers: Infinity War” was the highest global Imax performer of the year. With 2018 coming to an end, the studios are counting their stacks of money and finding that the industry is poised to […]
Imax CEO Richard Gelfond said at a conference his company is in “active discussions” with streaming services about showing their original content on a large-format screen. Gelfond said he would respect the exclusive theatrical window if Imax shows any streaming titles. Would you leave your couch to see a Netflix […]
When you have a chance to play video games in an IMAX theatre, you take it. That’s what Lewis Hilsenteger of the Unbox Therapy YouTube channel did in a video posted on Friday. Normally, you’d play Fortnite and other games on your TV with a games console, like the Xbox […]
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