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IMAX laser projectors and 12-channel surround sound to arrive in UK by summer

IMAX laser projectors and 12-channel surround sound to arrive in UK by summer

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IMAX will introduce its first laser projectors into the UK, alongside a new 12-channel surround sound system, at the end of this summer. IMAX senior executive VP Greg Foster told Pocket-lint that the first UK cinema to receive the IMAX laser projectors... >>

4DX cinemas add rain, snow and warm air for even more in-movie reality

4DX cinemas add rain, snow and warm air for even more in-movie reality

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4DX cinemas aim to offer the most immersive movie experience on the planet, and it's just got even more real with the addition of rain, snow and warm air. The 4DX cinemas already offer a dazzling sensory experience with smells pumped into the room along... >>

Spielberg to adapt Ready Player One gamer novel, may use Magic Leap tech for AR movie

Spielberg to adapt Ready Player One gamer novel, may use Magic Leap tech for AR movie

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Steven Spielberg is set to create a movie version of the gamer focused novel, Ready Player One. This will be the first movie Spielberg has made with Warner Bros Studios since 2001 when he created AI: Artificial Intelligence. The studio is known for trying... >>

Forget 3D, 4DX is the future of cinema and here's why

Forget 3D, 4DX is the future of cinema and here's why

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Cineworld in Milton Keynes has given a glimpse of what the future of cinema may be and it's not 3D. In fact, it's beyond 3D as we found out in the UK's first ever 4DX screening. We were invited to the cinema's screening of Kingsman: The Secret Service... >>

Dolby Cinema to offer light and shadow like real life, Star Wars VII could be compatible

Dolby Cinema to offer light and shadow like real life, Star Wars VII could be compatible

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Dolby has announced it will open its first cinema this month in The Netherlands to take on IMAX. The plan is to use Dolby Vision screen technology in conjunction with its all-surrounding Dolby Atmos sound. Dolby Vision has been in the works for years... >>

Game of Thrones movie may end the saga with big screen dragons, reveals author

Game of Thrones movie may end the saga with big screen dragons, reveals author

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Game of Thrones is about to begin its fourth season on TV screens across the UK this 7 April, a day after the US airing, care of Sky Atlantic and NOW TV. But if that isn't exciting enough for fans of the Seven Kingdoms there's now talk of a big screen... >>

These Star Wars photos look real but they're actually just life-like images of toys

These Star Wars photos look real but they're actually just life-like images of toys

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A Finnish man has captured the Millennium Falcon on camera as it soared above and across the icy forest in his own backyard. Well, not really. The fictional spacecraft from blockbuster franchise Star Wars does exist...but only in toy form. And you can... >>

ScreenX could be the three-screen, 270-degree future of cinema experiences, and it's here now

ScreenX could be the three-screen, 270-degree future of cinema experiences, and it's here now

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Imagine watching a film that completely fills your field of vision, bullets whizzing past your head or sneaky bad guys trying to escape and being spotted in the edge of your vision. That's what's already become a reality and it's dubbed ScreenX. The three-screen... >>

IMAX talks the future of cinema, laser projection, doubling up 4K, camera tech and more

IMAX talks the future of cinema, laser projection, doubling up 4K, camera tech and more

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IMAX is often cited as the pinnacle of cinema. The giant-screen cinema format has been undergoing something of a renaissance of late. Hollywood's embrace of IMAX's cameras in established movies such as Chris Nolan's Batman sequels The Dark Knight and... >>

Dolby Atmos: Realising fully immersive surround sound

Dolby Atmos: Realising fully immersive surround sound

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Pocket-lint was invited to Dolby’s new European HQ in central London to take a gander - well, lend an ear - to its latest surround technology, Dolby Atmos. So what exactly is it? Dolby Atmos is a cinema-only (at least for now) surround system, but it... >>