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Transcending surround with Atmos

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Producer-director Greg MacGillivray has been making stunning IMAX documentaries on every corner of the globe since the IMAX format was introduced four decades ago. His latest, the 40-minute 3D film "Journey to the South Pacific,"  is another jewel, but this time with a manufactured storyline featuring a local teenaged boy in the tropical waters of West Papua, Indonesia. Or at least, 13 year-old Jawi, a local boy who spoke no English during … [Read the full story]

IMAX_JourneyToTheSouthPacific_Keyart

MacGillivray’s latest IMAX 3D gem

Producer-director Greg MacGillivray has been making stunning IMAX documentaries on every corner of the globe since the IMAX format was introduced four decades ago. His latest, the 40-minute 3D film "Journey to the South Pacific,"  is another jewel, but this time with a manufactured storyline featuring a local teenaged boy in the tropical waters of West Papua, Indonesia. Or at least, 13 year-old Jawi, a local boy who spoke no English during … [Read the full story]

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All 6 Star Wars in Blu-ray 3D?

It's not official but it's tantalizing to see Amazon.com listing all six Star Wars movies potentially coming to Blu-ray 3D in its pre-order section (where they also list episodes 7-9, with link asking if you want to be notified when they become available). If true, let's just hope the 3D is used in a far more dynamic fashion than the nearly imperceptible 3D in the theatrical and Blu-ray release of … [More ... ]

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