Imax archive

  • LG G Flex called mobile IMAX theatre in promo video ahead of its Tuesday release
    Phones

    LG G Flex called mobile IMAX theatre in promo video ahead of its Tuesday release

    By 11 November 2013

    As Korea gets ready to accept its first curved OLED smartphone this Tuesday, when the LG G Flex is released, a new promotional video has been unveiled. In the video the new LG G Flex is referred to as a mobile IMAX theatre. The fact that it’s curved...

  • IMAX can now beam cinema movies into the home while they're still on at the big screen
    Home Cinema

    IMAX can now beam cinema movies into the home while they're still on at the big screen

    By 28 October 2013

    IMAX has teamed up with Prima Cinema, which transmits current cinema releases from the likes of Paramount and Universal for home viewing. This is exciting but it's also a disappointment in the short term for non-millionaires. It's a step towards having...

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

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

    By 20 March 2013

    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...

  • 10 things you never knew about 3D
    Home Cinema

    10 things you never knew about 3D

    By 25 September 2009

    It's been an excellent week of 3D here at Pocket-lint for us and we hope you've thoroughly enjoyed it too. If you've only just found it, then do take a look under our 3DTV tag for everything we've written from interviews, reviews, videos and demos to...

  • Quick Guide to IMAX
    Home Cinema

    Quick Guide to IMAX

    By 22 September 2009

    What is IMAX? The IMAX system was first introduced to find a way to project films to a bigger size than ever before without losing any of the quality. Instead of 35mm, it uses 70mm film with 15 perforations per frame and it requires special IMAX film...

  • Tron: Legacy coming in IMAX 3D on 17 December 2010
    Home Cinema

    Tron: Legacy coming in IMAX 3D on 17 December 2010

    By 22 September 2009

    Disney has announced that Tron: Legacy, the sequel to the 1982 classic, will be coming in IMAX 3D to a screen near you at the end of next year. 17 December 2010 has been earmarked as the Friday of choice which will see the film going head to head with...

  • The history of 3D cinema
    Home Cinema

    The history of 3D cinema

    By 21 September 2009

    We kick off our 3D week extravaganza at Pocket-lint with a look at how it all began. 3D has been around in one form another for over 150 years, from early stereoscopes to the golden era of the 50s and the boom we're seeing today. For a better understanding...

  • The 5 best 3D films
    Home Cinema

    The 5 best 3D films

    By 26 August 2009

    With Channel 4's announcement that its broadcasts are to go 3D for a whole week this autumn, it's had our minds racing about what content the company has planned. As well as Derren Brown's spectacular and footage from the Queen's coronation we've also...

  • Imax is going digital
    Home Cinema

    Imax is going digital

    By 20 June 2008

    Imax is to open its first ever digital only cinema venues in a move mooted to be one of the most significant in the company's history. The new cinemas will open Stateside - with two in Washington and one in Baltimore. Three more will open in August in...