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B&B's New Theatre to Feature GDC, DTS, CJ 4DPlex Technology

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 13:12 -- Nick Dager

B&B Theatres has selected the GDC Technology’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with CineCache and built-in cinema audio processor for 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound for its Creve Coeur West Olive 10 luxury entertainment center. Nine of the auditoriums will offer moviegoers surround sound and B&B’s signature premium large format auditorium, Grand Screen with ScreenX, will offer guests the ultimate audio experience featuring DTS:X for immersive audio bitstream sound

Fast X Releasing in ScreenX

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 09:56 -- Nick Dager

CJ 4DPlex together with Universal Pictures, announced that Fast X, the new chapter in the global blockbuster Fast & Furious Saga, in theaters this Friday, May 19, will debut in the 270-degree panoramic ScreenX format. This is the first time a Universal Studios' film from the Fast & Furious franchise will premiere in the visually immersive theatres.

EVO to Open Eight Imax with Laser Theatres

Sat, 04/29/2023 - 15:09 -- Nick Dager

EVO Entertainment Group and Imax Corporation have announced a partnership to install eight new Imax with Laser systems. This marks the first-ever collaboration between the two companies. As part of the agreement, EVO will bring seven new Imax systems to Texas, including Houston and Austin, and one to Florida. The new systems are expected to begin opening in the third quarter of 2023.

Imax Sets New Box Office Record

Wed, 04/12/2023 - 09:16 -- Nick Dager

Imax has set a new company record for first quarter box office in 2023 with $282.2 million — beating its previous best record, set in 2016, by more than $10 million. The record-breaking results were powered by a potent global mix of releases; the first quarter now stands as Imax’s highest grossing quarter ever for local language releases and also saw the stunning performance of James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water.

Cosmic Picture Receives Grant for Einstein’s Incredible Universe

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 09:49 -- Nick Dager

Cosmic Picture Distribution has been awarded a three million dollar grant by the National Science Foundation for its upcoming project, Einstein’s Incredible Universe. The centerpiece of the project is a film for giant screen and Imax theatres that will celebrate the groundbreaking work of Albert Einstein, the curiosity that drove him to explore space and time, and the scientific creativity that led to his most revolutionary ideas.

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