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Furious 7 needs super-size IMAX

There's no doubt that the only screens big enough to do justice to the out-sized "Furious 7" are giant-format IMAX theaters. Even then, it often feels like the screen will barely contain the epic chases and fighting that only lets up for a few seconds a couple of times over the course of the equally massive 2-hour, 15-minute running time. The pervasive car revving and smash-mouth visuals get a jump-start during the familiar IMAX pre-titles … [Read the full story]

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Insurgent insane in IMAX 3D

"Insurgent" delivers the best use of IMAX 3D in a long time. It is so good that fans should only see the movie in these two formats. It doesn't hurt that the movie itself is also superior to the first one, with Tris far stronger and not always on the verge of an emotional breakdown as she tries to simultaneously stay away from and overthrow Jeanine (Kate Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudites in a futuristic Chicago that has been … [Read the full story]

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IMAX April records for Furious 7

The IMAX edition of "Furious 7" raced to all-time global and domestic April opening weekend records for the giant-screen format with $20.8 mil. on 540 screens worldwide and $13.3 mil. on 365 IMAX screens in North America, the company announced today. Just imagine how additional 3D premium prices could have boosted those totals even more. "Furious 7" fills every inch of the huge IMAX screen, and looked and sounded even more vivid than usual in … [Read the full story]

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Transformers most immersive of year

Transformers: Age of Extinction is the most immersive movie experience of the year when seen in 3D and the full giant IMAX format. And this is the best Transformers episode of the series since the first one, thanks in large part to the gravitas of Mark Wahlberg. At the AMC Burbank 16 theatre, your seats will shake as the giant mechanical alien robots rumble across the screen, and you will hear them coming before you see them as those and other … [Read the full story]

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Man of Steel returns in 3D on Blu-ray

Superman isn't the only thing returning in Warner Home Video's "Man of Steel" Blu-ray 3D ($44.95) on Nov. 12 -- the Maximum Movie Mode is back but without the branding. The 2D Blu-ray disc special features disc presents the entire movie with frequent pop-up comments and videos by director Zack Snyder and cast and crew, as well as 30-minutes of stand-alone behind-the-scenes footage inserted that elongate the film to three hours. While much of … [Read the full story]

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IMAX April records for Furious 7

The IMAX edition of "Furious 7" raced to all-time global and domestic April opening weekend records for the giant-screen format with $20.8 mil. on 540 screens worldwide and $13.3 mil. on 365 IMAX screens in North America, the company announced today. Just imagine how additional 3D premium prices could have boosted those totals even more. "Furious 7" fills every inch of the huge IMAX screen, and … [More ... ]

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