imax

IMAX (an acronym for Image maximum) is a Canadian motion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards developed by Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw. IMAX has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film systems. Since 2002, some feature films have been converted (or upgraded) into IMAX format for displaying in IMAX theatres and some have also been partially shot in IMAX.
IMAX is the most widely used system for special-venue film presentations. As of June 2016, there were 1,102 IMAX theatres in 69 countries.

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  1. IrritatedBadger

    Wanted BFI IMAX - Dune Part 2 centre section tickets

    Any times. Looking for 2 x tickets somewhere around H - L in the middle section.
  2. iFi audio

    Question What is your favourite cinema experience?

    In my local VUE cinema they have recliner seats as standard, good audio, the screen is generally clear. It ticks all the boxes for each cinema release I want to see. I have been thinking though, what's the 'best' cinema experience you can go for and is it worth it price/effort wise? I have only...
  3. K

    Disney + Picture Quality

    Watched Guardians of the Galaxy last night, which it says in imax, thought Picture Quality was not as good as it used to be, have wired connection and 250mb but i am sure films i have watched in the past were far better Picture Quality wise.
  4. J

    Question Mission Impossible:DR pt1 in IMAX - Have I missed the boat?

    I was hoping to catch MI Dead Reckoning Pt 1 in IMAX with a friend in August, but I've only just realised that Oppenheimer has basically taken over all the IMAX screens. I've now read an article about Tom Cruise trying to get film execs to get MI:7 back into IMAX, but it doesn't look promising...
  5. Casimir Harlow

    Oppenheimer (IMAX) Movie Review & Comments

    Likely to win ALL the awards, even by Academy judges who can't be bothered to sit through it, certainly the only way to watch this level of spectacular sound and fury is on the biggest IMAX screen you can find. Read the review. Write your own review for Oppenheimer
  6. A

    Denon 4700 imax bizarre problem

    TL;DR My Denon 4700 and iMax don’t mix very well. If I try to watch an iMax Enhanced film on the Bravia Core app, my centre channel starts to go really quiet and stays quiet even when i’m not watching iMax stuff. Resetting the AVR does not fix it. Turning off the AVR for a length of time does...
  7. Ian Collen

    NEWS: Disney+ set to offer IMAX Enhanced with DTS audio & comments

    The streaming service will become the first to offer the “signature sound by DTS” for its suitably IMAX Enhanced film titles later this year Read the news.
  8. Mark Costello

    REVIEW: Avatar: The Way of Water (3D IMAX) Movie Review & comments

    So…. the only question anyone wants to know is “was it worth the wait?” And of course, it’s not…. but James Cameron provides us with a gorgeous reminder of why he is one of the best proponents of ‘epic cinema’ we’ve ever had. Read the review. Write your own review for Avatar: The Way of Water
  9. Mark Costello

    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever IMAX Movie Review & Comments

    The almost impossible task of following in the indelible footsteps of Chadwick Boseman fell to the right people to deliver an elegant if slightly imperfect look at grief and loss while still staying true to the legacy of 2018’s ground-breaking original. Read the review. Write your own review...
  10. Mark Costello

    Black Adam (IMAX) Movie Review & Comments

    Dwayne Johnson finally brings us his long-awaited attempt at cracking the cinematic superhero and despite what the awful trailers warned us of, it’s okay, clean, epically violent fun. As long as you don’t apply any level of critical thought to any part of it whatsoever... Read the review...
  11. Tom Davies

    Nope (IMAX) Movie Review & Comments

    Jordan Peele steps it up a gear in his thrilling UFO movie. Also in his bitingly satirical movie about the workings of Hollywood. Also in his horror comedy movie. It’s…they’re all… it’s the same movie. Read the review. Write your own review for Nope
  12. N

    IMAX enhanced

    Hi, all. I have a Sony 270es. Had it for a few years now & love it. Just one question about IMAX enhanced. My AV amp is an Onkyo RZ840. How do I set up my projector for IMAX enhanced? I've heard that this format is supposed to automatically select the enhanced ratio but it doesn't do this with...
  13. IanHoll

    Support From AVR

    I've got a Denon X4700H which I've got configured with a Zappiti Reference & xBox X-Series via eArc. All is good & I'm getting the 120Fps 4K gaming performance via the HDMI 2.1 cable connected to the 8K out. My question is: will my Denon AVR give my Zappiti Reference & x-Box support for IMAX...
  14. Mark Costello

    Lightyear IMAX Movie Review & Comments

    Pixar gives us a sort-of origin story for one of its most beloved characters and delivers a much more grown up and interesting tale that sadly never pulses with that traditional Pixar magic. Read the review. Write your own review for Lightyear
  15. Mark Costello

    Jurassic World Dominion Movie IMAX Review & Comments

    The finale of the blockbuster dino-franchise, while bringing back some much-welcomed familiar faces, ignores all the interesting set-up of the previous entry and falls back on tired old storytelling tropes, reliant on some admittedly extraordinary set pieces and little else. Read the review...
  16. S

    Best IMAX Cinema in the Midlands

    Hi, It's been a while since I've been to the Cinema, but I'm going to see a film next week and want to see it on the best IMAX Cinema in the Midlands, so I'm after some advice please - best screen, sound and seats and maintained nicely with free parking would be a bonus.. I'm in Leicestershire...
  17. Mark Costello

    Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (IMAX) Movie Review & Comments

    With this uneagerly awaited new release of a film from a franchise no-one cared for in the first place, surely there’s something of merit to be found here? Isn’t there? Read the review. Write your own review for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
  18. The1970

    Not enough IMAX on physical discs

    With the recent release of Dune omitting yet again the IMAX sequences for the home - are you frustrated by this, or do you hate fluctuating ratios? Watching the Nolan films - which to my knowledge are the only ones I'm aware of that bother to do this - I think they greatly enhance the picture...
  19. SRT

    A1 55 luminescent fluctuations using imax enhanced via Disney +

    Hi. I just renewed my Disney + subscription after several months and thought I’d try the imax enhanced version of Black Widow. well all through the movie there appeared to be fluctuations in the brightness of scenes, mostly in the less action related parts. I suspect this is related to the A1...
  20. Original Star wars fan

    Apple TV able to output Imax Enhanced audio?

    I have a Denon 3700 and Apple tv 4K ( 1st Gen ) and when using Disney+ I am getting the better ratio of the image but the sound to my amplifier is still ATMOS. Anyone managed to get the enhanced audio to work from Apple tv?
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