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This morning IMAX announced they've extended their partnership with 20th Century Fox to bring their upcoming slate of blockbuster films to the super-big format.
Is it any surprise who reigned supreme at the movies this weekend? If so, you had to have been completely off grid the past couple weeks. Come inside to check out the full breakdown of this weekend's box office.
IMAX has been inking deals with the biggest movie studios to bring the latest blockbusters to the super large format, and today sees them join up with 20th Century Fox for a long-term deal for films like Deadpool, Independence Day Resurgence, and more. Come inside to check it out.
Disney met with some success in their live-action version of Alice in Wonderland (with Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter), and since the film released, talk of a sequel has been on-going. Now, it's finally moved into production as the cast and crew have gathered together in anticipation of it's May 2016 release. Disney announced cameras have started rolling with a new cast list confirming both old and new members of the cast coming to the production.
By and large the movie business has been transitioning to a more digital era of filmmaking. As more filmmakers have taken to using high-end digital cameras, fewer movies have been shot using actual film stock. So few in fact, Kodak, who's provided film for movie projects practically since the start of the business was on the verge of shutting down production on film. For many, this was a sad thing, an end of an era and the loss of something great. Now, it looks like it's been save (for now). Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino, JJ Abrams, and Judd Apatow have banded together to save it.
This weekend at the box office was kind of a no brainer. With Gareth Edwards' highly anticipated Godzilla reboot finally hitting theaters (with many postive reviews behind it), many assumed it would have a large opening. Even so, it blew past all predictions (nearly topping The Winter Soldier's opening) and landed a massive lead over every other film this weekend. Come inside to check out the full breakdown!
This past weekend at the box office saw the release of a long gestating sequel (who many people didn't think was necessary) and another animated adventure based on a beloved cartoon property. Under most circumstances, this would generally mean the kids' movie would win out, but turns out Rise of an Empire is actually pretty good! Come inside to check out the full box office numbers for this past weekend.
Last night saw the 86th Annual Academy Awards show take place to highlight the best in the film industry. If you weren't able to keep up with the show live (or on our live-blog) last night while it was happening, we've rounded up a full list of the winners for the Oscars. Come inside to see who won and see how accurate your predictions were!