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Experience the Sound of Universal Pictures’ Les Misérables in Select IMAX ® Theatres Beginning December 25

By IMAX on December 04, 2012

If you’re eager to see Les Misérables this holiday season you’re in for a sound so sweet. We’re excited to announce to fans that select IMAX® theatres will begin featuring this musical epic beginning December 25.

Universal Pictures’ Les Misérables, the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in select IMAX® digital theatres worldwide.  Read More

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be shown in High Frame Rate 3D in select IMAX® theatres

By IMAX on December 03, 2012

The Hobbit Tickets on Sale

Advancements in technology are continually opening up new ways for us to experience movies. At IMAX, we’re committed to working with filmmakers to support and help deliver their creative vision to audiences across the globe.

In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson has pushed the boundaries of new filmmaking techniques by capturing the movie in high frame rate (HFR) 3D – marking the first use of this method in a major motion picture release. In addition to the IMAX® and IMAX® 3D presentations, the film will also be shown using a higher frame rate in select IMAX® theatres.

What is High Frame Rate 3D (HFR 3D)?

Frame rates refer to the number of images (frames) displayed by a projector in one second. The current standard in cinemas worldwide is 24 frames per second (fps). HFR 3D productions of 48 fps record and play visuals at twice the current rate, which more closely approximates what the human eye actually sees. The higher 48fps rate provides enhanced clarity and reduces motion blur during action sequences, artifacts, judder and strobing.

Check out the list below for IMAX theatres that will be playing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in HFR 3D. For a full list of nearby theatres playing The Hobbit, click here.

List of IMAX theatres that will feature HFR 3D for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey:

*All playdates are pending.  Please check exhibitor website for more information. 

US/Canada

 

Alaska
Regal Tikahtnu Commons Stadium 16 & IMAX - Anchorage

Alberta
Scotiabank Chinook & IMAX - Calgary

California
Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20 & IMAX - Aliso Viejo
AMC Burbank 16 & IMAX - Burbank  
AMC Century City 15 & IMAX - Century City  
Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & IMAX - San Diego           
Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX - Dublin 
AMC Mercado 20 & IMAX - Santa Clara
AMC Del Amo 18 & IMAX - Del Amo
 

Colorado
AMC Westminster Promenade 24 & IMAX – Denver

Delaware

Penn Cinema Riverfront & IMAX - Wilmington

Florida
AMC Aventura 24 & IMAX – Aventura    
AMC Altamonte Mall 18 & IMAX - Altamonte Springs            
Muvico Parisian & IMAX - West Palm Beach

Georgia
AMC Avenue Forsyth 12 & IMAX - Cumming            

Illinois
AMC South Barrington 30 & IMAX - South Barrington

Kansas
AMC Studio 30 & IMAX - Olathe

Maryland
AMC Columbia 14 & IMAX – Columbia

New Jersey
AMC New Brunswick 18 & IMAX - New Brunswick  
AMC Garden State 16 & IMAX - Paramus   

New York
AMC Loews 34th Street 14 & IMAX - New York

Nevada
Regal Red Rock Stadium 16 & IMAX - Las Vegas

Ontario
Cineplex Odeon Courtney Park & IMAX - Mississauga           
Empire Empress Walk 10 Cinemas & IMAX - North York      

Empire Theatres Kingston & IMAX - Kingston

Oregon
Regal Bridgeport Village Stadium 18 & IMAX – Tigard

Pennsylvania
UA King Of Prussia Stadium 16 & IMAX - King Of Prussia

Quebec
Mega-Plex Taschereau 18 & IMAX - Greenfield Park
Mega-Plex Marche Central 18 & IMAX - Montreal 

Tennessee 
Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 & IMAX - Knoxville              

Texas
AMC Northpark 15 & IMAX – Dallas
Santikos Palladium IMAX - San Antonio

Utah
Megaplex 17 & IMAX, Jordan Commons - Sandy

Virginia
AMC Hoffman Center 22 & IMAX – Alexandria
AMC Tysons Corner 16 & IMAX - McLean

Washington
IMAX Lincoln Square Cinemas - Bellevue

International

CineplexX Donau Plex IMAX Vienna - Vienna, AT
Hoyts Carousel & IMAX - Perth, AU                
Cinepolis JK Iguatemi Sao Paulo - Sao Paulo, BR  
Cinema Pathe Quai d'Ivry & IMAX - Paris, FR          
UA i-Square & IMAX - Hong Kong, CH        
United Cinemas Canal City 13 - Fukuoka, JP          
109 Cinemas Kawasaki & IMAX – Kawasaki, JP             
109 Cinemas Nagoya & IMAX - Nagoya, JP
United Cinemas Sapporo Factory & IMAX  - Saporro, JP
109 Cinemas Shonan & IMAX – Shonan, JP               
United Cinemas Toshimaen & IMAX – Tokyo, JP           
CGV Sangam & IMAX - Seoul, KR               
CGV Wangsimni IMAX – Seoul, KR
Pathe Arena & IMAX – Amsterdam, NL         
Shaw Theatres Lido & IMAX - Singapore-Orchard Road, SG  
Vieshow Banqiao Mega City Mall IMAX – Banqiao, TW    
Cineworld Dublin & IMAX - Dublin, IR          
ODEON Manchester & IMAX – Manchester, UK 
Cineworld Nottingham & IMAX – Nottingham, UK
Cineworld Sheffield & IMAX - Sheffield, UK

ODEON Swiss Cottage & IMAX - London, UK

Cinepolis Universidad & IMAX - Mexico City

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Set of Four Exclusive Collector’s Series Prints Available at IMAX Midnight Showing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

By IMAX on November 30, 2012

We’re counting down the days until The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey arrives in IMAX® theatres and things just got more exciting for IMAX fans!

If you attend an IMAX midnight showing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey you can receive an exclusive collector’s series of four character prints (while supplies last). The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first in a trilogy of films adapted from the enduringly popular masterpiece, The Hobbit, by J.R.R.Tolkien.   

Buy your IMAX ticket today for a midnight showing at participating theatres and walk away with all four character prints below: Read More

IMAX and Warner Bros. Partner to Bring 20 New Pictures to IMAX® Theatres

By IMAX on November 15, 2012

IMAX is excited to announce that we have extended our long-running partnership with Warner Bros. and plan to release up to 20 Warner Bros. films in IMAX® theatres over the next three years.

Each year Warner Bros. brings moviegoers everywhere many of the most anticipated movie-event titles emerging from Hollywood and we’re proud to present them with unparalleled image and sound quality through The IMAX Experience®.

 Take a look at some of the Warner Bros. titles that will be released in IMAX theatres: Read More

This Weekend SKYFALL is a Must-See in IMAX

By IMAX on November 09, 2012

Daniel Craig in Skyfall

After yesterday’s early-opening of SKYFALL in IMAX®, fans everywhere are raving with excitement. So if you haven’t had the chance to be a part of yet another action-packed, 007 mission—grab your tickets for a spoiler-free weekend of Bond action. Read More

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