spike jonze imax

IMAX is going arthouse. On the heels of the entertainment technology company’s collaboration with Paul Thomas Anderson to screen the experimental one-reeler Anima starring Thom Yorke of Radiohead, IMAX announced a partnership with filmmaker Spike Jonze. Jonze will serve as the company’s first-ever Artist-in-Residence to help the company “identify new creative opportunities and partnerships across its platform.”

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The Aeronauts in IMAX

Amazon is heading to the biggest screen possible with The Aeronauts. The Tom Harper film starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones will run in IMAX for one week, making it the first Amazon movie to play in the large-scale screen theaters. The film follows Redmayne and Jones’s characters as they attempt to fly a hot air balloon higher than anyone in history. Several action sequences in The Aeronauts were designed specifically for the IMAX aspect ratio. More on The Aeronauts in IMAX, including a new image, below. Read More »

Biggest IMAX Screen

Bigger isn’t always better, unless you’re going to see a movie in IMAX. In the spirit of bigness, Germany is going to unleash the biggest IMAX screen ever. A screen wider than a Beoing 737, and over 72 feet high. Not only will this be the biggest IMAX screen ever, it will also be the world’s widest theater screen. So feel free to keep this screen in mind the next time you want to tell an offensive “yo momma” joke.

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endgame imax sweepstakes

Movies look great in IMAX, but taking in the large screen format can be a bit taxing on your wallet. But how would you like to win a year’s worth of IMAX tickets? Well, now you can, thanks to Avengers: Endgame. If it sounds too good to be true, that’s because the odds of winning are about the same as winning the lottery. But hey, no reward without risk. And by risk I mean posting a photo on social media. For the full Avengers: Endgame IMAX sweepstakes rules, see below,

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dark knight trilogy screenings

One of the biggest movie trilogies of all time is returning to the big screen – emphasis on big. The Dark Knight Trilogy will splash across IMAX screens in 70mm starting at the end of the month for a five-city special engagement. Director Christopher Nolan will be on hand for the first screening to participate in a moderated Q&A, so here’s your chance to ask him how many waistcoats he owns! More on the Dark Knight trilogy screenings below.

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IMAX VR close

R.I.P., IMAX VR – we hardly knew ye.

A mere two years after IMAX announced they would be introducing VR, the company has decided to kill off IMAX VR. IMAX has already shuttered four of the seven IMAX VR centers they initially opened, and the remaining three will turn off the lights in 2019. Anyone following all-things-IMAX likely saw the writing on the wall regarding this. Earlier this year, IMAX announced they were canceling a project to develop a VR camera with Google.

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a star is born imax

If you just wanted to take another look at A Star is Born, you’re in luck. The Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga drama and Oscar favorite has set a one-week IMAX release later this month. Time to dive off the deep end again, but this time in the gorgeous large-screen format.

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Aquaman director James Wan confirmed that almost 90% of the comic book movie is in full IMAX aspect ratio. The visually eye-popping technology has been used more frequently in blockbusters since Christopher Nolan helped spearhead the use of IMAX technology in big action sequences in 2008’s The Dark Knight. Usually IMAX is used for a few key action sequences, but it seems that the Aquaman IMAX scenes will take up the majority of the movie.

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Thriller 3D Teaser

At the end of last month, we found out that a 3D version of Michael Jackson‘s iconic music video Thriller would be coming to theaters around the United States and Canada for the first time ever, thanks to the folks at IMAX. Now we have a teaser for the big screen debut of the music video that changed MTV forever. Read More »

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thriller 3d imax

There’s no better celebration of Michael Jackson‘s birthday than the — ahem — thrilling news that his iconic short film that revolutionized the music video landscape is coming to theaters. Right on the heels of the Michael Jackson Diamond Celebration, IMAX announced that Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D will head to IMAX 3D theaters for the first time ever.

But a word of warning: the remastered short film will only be in theaters for one week before it heads back to the grave.

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