How IMAX Makes Movies Sound as Big as Their Screens

It takes more than just overwhelmingly humongous visuals to create the immersive "IMAX Experience" that moviegoers have come to expect. The film's soundtrack plays an equally vital role. Here's an in-depth look at how IMAX engineers develop and deliver a sound big enough to match the on-screen action. » 12/17/13 5:45pm 12/17/13 5:45pm

How Warner Bros Transformed The Wizard of Oz into an IMAX Classic

1939's The Wizard of Oz is the standard bearer of cinema's Golden Age. The live action fantasy classic has become an integral part of the pop culture lexicon, endlessly parodied, referenced, and retold in everything from children's books to ultra-porn. And now it is coming back—to an even bigger silver screen. » 9/11/13 6:20pm 9/11/13 6:20pm

Oh Man, a Custom 4K Imax Home Theater Would Change Everything

The summer blockbusters are already hitting theaters, and if you're sane, you're going to go see them in an Imax theater. It's the big screen, only bigger, and more awesome. Now, you can take the IMAGE MAXIMUM experience home with you—provided you've got the guap to buy one of Imax's new pricey custom installs. » 5/01/13 10:35am 5/01/13 10:35am

I Am Iron Man. 2. In IMAX.

That's right, Marvel's first next IMAX movie is, appropriately, gonna be Iron Man 2—perfect, since we'll need a mega-sized screen to hold that many mecha flying around, going pewpewpew. Unfortunately, it wasn't shot in IMAX (like parts of The Dark Knight), it's just gonna be remastered. [Comic Book Resources via … » 1/15/10 10:42am 1/15/10 10:42am