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    Interview with Andrew Cripps, President EMEA at IMAX

    ​Andrew Cripps is the EMEA President at Imax. He sits down with Box Office Insider's Jim Amos to discuss the company’s recent successes, growth opportunities and where he sees Imax and the large format sector of the business going in the near future. WHERE DO YOU THINK THE GROWTH AREAS ARE FOR A ...

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    'Star Wars: Episode 7' Will Hit IMAX Along With Every Disney & Marvel Action Tentpole Through 2015

    With promises that he'll shoot on the fading 35mm film format, and employ a tasteful amount of CGI rather than bombarding our eyeballs with pixels, J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode 7" has one more trick up its sleeve: you'll be able to see it in IMAX.

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    Will J.J. Abrams Shoot Some Of 'Star Wars 7' In IMAX?

    J.J. Abrams is not a fan of 3D. While this summer's "Star Trek Into Darkness" arrived in both IMAX and 3D, the latter was a conversion job, and Abrams later admitted it was something he was forced to do for "economic reasons." He's long expressed his reservations about the 3D format, but it seems he...

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    Why 'The Wizard of Oz' 3-D IMAX Conversion is Worth It

    I have seen “The Wizard of Oz” at least 26 times. I have watched it in movie theatres, on television, on tape, on DVD, on Blu-Ray, after talking about the movie to 1000 people in Sacramento, and twice in 16 millimeter on my living room wall when I was writing “The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie M...

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    Immersed in Movies: Transforming 'The Wizard of Oz' in 3-D for IMAX (VIDEO)

    "The Wizard of Oz" gets a 3-D makeover for IMAX and relaunches the renovated TCL Chinese Theater for a one-week engagement September 20. Three scenes were previewed to press, and it was a nice sampling: the introduction of the Tin Man, the storming of the Wicked Witch's castle, and the climactic cas...

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    WATCH: Metallica's 3D Concert Film 'Through the Never' Gets a New Trailer & Teaser Poster

    Get ready to ride the lightning. The reopened Picturehouse Entertainment has released the first trailer for its one-week, 3D, IMAX-exclusive movie "Metallica Through the Never."

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    Editor Billy Weber Says Terrence Malick Working On DVD Director's Cut Of 'Tree Of Life'; 'Voyage Of Time' Coming In 2014

    While Terrence Malick has become somewhat known for cutting people out of his movies (just yesterday we learned Michael Shannon was on the chopping block for "To The Wonder," and we have a whole feature devoted to actors who got snipped), in one case he's going back and putting footage back into a m...

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    Picturehouse Announces IMAX 3D Plans For 'Metallica Through the Never'

    Picturehouse, the newly resurrected distribution company run by founder Bob Berney, has announced a partnership with IMAX for its first acquisition. The two companies will work together on Picturehouse's first release, director Nimród Antal's "Metallica Through the Never," which will receive an excl...

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    Christopher Nolan & Michael Bay Shooting IMAX For 'Interstellar' & 'Transformers 4'

    While there seems to be some audience fatigue for 3D -- largely thanks to post-conversions that don't do the format justice or justify the added expense -- IMAX is the one theatrical extra most agree still provides a special experience. And particularly for films that natively use the format -- a pr...

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    Spielberg's 'Jurassic Park' Releases in IMAX for First Time Ever on April 5

    Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" sees its rerelease on April 15, and to coincide with its return to the big screen, the dinosaur flick will have a one-week, worldwide IMAX 3-D run. T-Rex will tower higher than ever before.

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