By Brent Lang on September 25, 2012
"Cloud Atlas," the sprawling science fiction epic from the makers of "The Matrix" trilogy, will unfold on IMAX screens, Warner Bros. said Monday. The film, which features Tom Hanks in a hideous '70s-era comb over and beige turtleneck sweater, as well as Hugo Weaving in drag, tells several interwoven stories of love, hope and rebellion across many eras. It co-stars Halle Berry and Hugh Grant and was directed by the Wachowskis ("The Matrix") and Tom Tykwer ("Run Lola Run").
"Cloud Atlas" will be digitally re-mastered for IMAX screens and released in the format on select North American screens on Oct. 26, 2012.
By The LA Times Hero Complex Staff on September 24, 2012
Most moviegoers will have to wait until Oct. 5 to get spooked by “Frankenweenie,” but a few hundred Hero Complex readers will get to see Tim Burton’s monster movie homage early Thursday night at our free IMAX screening in Century City. The special screening of the black-and-white, stop-motion animated film will include a Q&A with Oscar winner Martin Landau, who voices Vincent Price-inspired science teacher Mr. Rzykruski, moderated by Hero Complex contributor Rebecca Keegan.
A remake of Burton’s 1984 short film of the same name, “Frankenweenie” is about a boy named Victor who loses his dog and deploys science to bring the beloved canine back to life. The film features the voices of Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Winona Ryder and Landau, in his first collaboration with Burton since 1994′s “Ed Wood.” (Check back soon for an in-depth interview with Burton about the film.)
By Etan Vlessing on September 24, 2012
The epic tale by the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer will be digitally remastered and super-sized for a screening on select North American screens.
TORONTO – An IMAX run is in the cards for Cloud Atlas next month.
The epic drama by the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer will be digitally re-mastered and released in select North American IMAX theatres on Oct. 26.
Based on David Mitchell's best-selling 2004 novel, Cloud Atlas was written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski.
By IB Times Staff Reporter on September 22, 2012
Yash Raj Films' (YRF) much-awaited action thriller film "Dhoom 3" will be digitally re-mastered and released in IMAX theatres in India next year.
The third installment of the Dhoom series starring Abhieshk Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif will be the first Indian film to be released in IMAX format across the country and select global locations next year, said YRF and IMAX Corporation in a joint statement.
"Dhoom 3" marks first Indian production to be released in IMAX theatres.
By Justin Chang on September 21, 2012
A black-and-white stop-motion toon that pays loving tribute to Hollywood creature features of yesteryear, this beautifully designed canine-resurrection saga feels, somewhat fittingly, stitched together from stray narrative parts.
The traditional tale of a boy and his dog gets charmingly warped treatment in "Frankenweenie," Tim Burton's latest spooky-fun exercise in animation and reanimation. A black-and-white stop-motion toon that pays loving tribute to Hollywood creature features of yesteryear, this beautifully designed canine-resurrection saga feels, somewhat fittingly, stitched together from stray narrative parts, but nonetheless evinces a level of discipline and artistic coherence missing from the director's recent live-action efforts. Fusing gentle, sentimental emotions and a classically Burtonian obsession with all things morbid and macabre, Disney's Oct. 5 release should fetch lively returns from devotees and general audiences of all ages.