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Interstellar sends IMAX soaring

"Interstellar" set a November IMAX record with $20.5 million from 574 IMAX theates worldwide. More than $13.2 million of the $52 million opening weekend of "Interstellar" in the U.S. came from the 368 IMAX theaters showing the movie -- a record for IMAX of nearly a quarter of box-office receipts from all theaters showing the film. And 19 of the 20 top-performing locations in North America were IMAX theaters. The movie opened two days early in … [Read the full story]

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Disney’s latest 3D Hero is big

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Interstellar not so stellar

"Interstellar" is an epic production best enjoyed in the selected theaters showing it in 70mm IMAX. More than an hour of the 2-hour 45-minute film is shot with IMAX cameras, used for creating more dramatic impact in selected scenes as the screen suddenly and subconsciously gets much taller. Disappointingly, the image of the film was very high contrast dulling the pallette of colors and looking almost poorly digitized. The cast in this story … [Read the full story]

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Transformers most immersive of year

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Polar Bears 3D adorable, in peril

Some of the most amazing and adorable footage of polar bears can be seen in the new U.S. Emmy-nominated and Canadian Emmy-winning "Polar Bears 3D: Ice Bear" (Universal, $26.98). Much of it is in the simultaneously charming and disturbingly informative movie itself, and the rest is included in the deleted and behind-the-scenes bonus features. Filmmaker Adam Ravetch, an award-winning documentary cinematographer, filmmaker, SCUBA diver, and … [Read the full story]

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Interstellar sends IMAX soaring

"Interstellar" set a November IMAX record with $20.5 million from 574 IMAX theates worldwide. More than $13.2 million of the $52 million opening weekend of "Interstellar" in the U.S. came from the 368 IMAX theaters showing the movie -- a record for IMAX of nearly a quarter of box-office receipts from all theaters showing the film. And 19 of the 20 top-performing locations in North America were … [More ... ]

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