‘No Time to Die’: How Daniel Craig’s Farewell as James Bond Went IMAX

Oscar-winning DP Linus Sandgren shot the first Bond movie in large-format Kodak film for brutal action in expansive locations. In honor of Daniel Craig’s farewell as James Bond, “No Time to Die” director Cary Joji Fukunaga made a romantic adventure to wrap up 007’s emotionally-charged personal journey, and linked it to the franchise’s two previous … Read more

Imax Boss Says Cannibalization Hurt ‘Black Widow’, Sees Return To Theatrical Window – Deadline

Despite Disney’s experiment with releasing movies like Black Widow and Jungle Cruise day-and-date in theaters and in the home on the PVOD tier of its Disney+ Premier, Imax CEO Rich Gelfond doesn’t believe the model will be the new normal moving forward. “Every studio has seen the same data that Disney has seen. What Disney … Read more

IMAX cinema, the difference is not only in the size of the screen

The experience of watching a movie in IMAX is not only reduced to the large size of the screen or the spectacularity of the 3rd dimension. The infrastructure, the projection system and the audio make up an experience that awakens the senses, even in 2D movies. This weekend, with “The Magnificent Seven”, is the opportunity … Read more

‘Candyman’ Tops Domestic Box Office. ‘Shang-Chi’ Is the Next Big Test for AMC

Text size Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as visual artist Anthony McCoy in “Candyman.” Courtesy of Universal Pictures Movie theaters saw a strong debut from the Universal Pictures cinema-exclusive release of candy man, despite lingering concerns about Covid-19. A theater-only release could prove its worth again this week with Walt disney ‘s Marvel Studios release of Shang-Chi … Read more

Inside the Strategy for Searchlight’s Nomadland: Hulu, IMAX and Oscars

This unprecedented Oscar season demands innovation, and Disney’s specialized division designed a plan that might to the trick. In the uncharted territory that is the 2021 Best Picture Oscar race, Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” may be the current front runner. The certainty is its release plan: Following last month’s one-week virtual cinema run for critic-group awards, … Read more

Why Paramount Is No Longer Moving ‘Top Gun: Maverick’s’ Release Date

KEY POINTS “Top Gun: Maverick,” which was originally set for release in December 2020, is now slated for a May 2022 premiere Imax CEO Richard Gelfond said he asked Paramount to rethink the 2022 schedule for the project Gelfond said many people are now coming back to theaters despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Paramount is no longer … Read more