The Seven IMAX Wonders of the World

Far from your local cineplex's marginally enhanced "IMAX Experience," these seven theaters are the best, the biggest, and the craziest thunderdomes IMAX has to offer.
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How Regular Movies Become "IMAX" Films

Pretty as it is, 70mm film has been deemed too expensive for shooting Hollywood productions. So this is how IMAX preps finished movies for the up close and personal demands of IMAX. » 5/29/09 4:40pm 5/29/09 4:40pm

Filming Hubble Repair Practice, Underwater

While the Hubble repair eventually took place in space, the microgravity environment of a pool is where astronauts practiced repairs and IMAX scored some footage for the upcoming film Hubble 3D. » 5/29/09 10:00am 5/29/09 10:00am

Why We Need IMAX: A Pilgrimage to the Mothership

In my lifetime, a cellphone will beam 20 megapixel images right into my brain while transmitting to a surround sound track that requires no speakers. But until that day comes, IMAX is our best bet. » 5/28/09 12:00pm 5/28/09 12:00pm

The Biggest Lens Cap I’d Ever Seen Reveals an Exciting Secret

Just where did I unearth this mega lens cap? Take your best guess...because the answer reveals a feature package making its way to Gizmodo this week... » 5/28/09 10:00am 5/28/09 10:00am

Gizmodo Goes to IMAX

In case you missed it, Gizmodo visited IMAX to check out all of the wonders of priceless cameras and gargantuan film standards. Here are the stories we've published so far. Keep checking in for new updates: » 5/27/09 12:00am 5/27/09 12:00am

Cineplexes Getting IMAX, But Is It IMAX or CONSPIRACY?

You've probably seen the new phenomenon with your own eyes: A cineplex IMAX that doesn't have the monster screen you grew up with in science-museum IMAX theaters. Here's the what, the how and the why. » 5/12/09 3:00pm 5/12/09 3:00pm