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  • Film ship Bounty sinks in Hurricane Sandy; one crew member dead, captain missing
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    The star of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie – the ship Bounty – has sunk off the North Carolina coast in Hurricane Sandy. One crew member is dead and the captain is missing after the ship failed to survive the storm. As the ship’s engines failed, the crew put on survival suits before abandoning the vessel as it went down in the immense waves, AP reported. The vessel was originally built for the 1962 Hollywood adventure starring Marlon Brando, ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ and has featured in several films over the years, including one of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies.

  • 3D Screening – Canada 1812: Forged in Fire
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    High Fidelity HDTV Media Inc. premiered the first episode of the 3D version of their new series Canada 1812: Forged in Fire at Fort George National Historic Site during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812. The war between the United States and Britain helped shape the destiny of both Canada and the United States. The series focuses on six characters from the war, Isaac Brock, Charles de Salaberry, Laura Secord, Tecumseh,  John Norton and Enos Collins. The series will air on eqhd in Canada and was produced in partnership with Parks Canada. The series is part of a multi-media project which includes a web site, four character based promos featuring National historic sites, and a companion graphic novel.

  • Hollywood Blockbusters Battling Head-to-Head in China: a Trend?
    Monday October 29th 2012

    Was the recent simultaneous debut of superhero movies The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises on Imax screens in China a one-off or a trend? “It’s somewhere in the middle,” Imax CEO Richard Gelfond declared as he addressed analysts after the release of the giant screen exhibitor’s third quarter results. Gelfond said other Hollywood titles have faced off against one another in China, including Total Recall and The Bourne Legacy debuting at the same time.

  • Why Nickelodeon Is Releasing Its First PG-13 Film
    Friday October 26th 2012

    Underage drinking and a giant robotic chicken humping a car? Move over, Rugrats, Nickelodeon Movies is all grown up.
    The Paramount label once associated with G-rated kiddie fare like Charlotte’s Web is releasing its first PG-13 film Oct. 26 with the Josh Schwartz-helmed teen comedy Fun Size. The move marks the culmination of the label’s seven-year makeover.

  • New Vancouver film venues coming soon
    Thursday October 25th 2012

    A couple of bits of movie-theatre news, involving renovation work of varying degrees. Renos started last January at the former CN Imax theatre at Canada Place, which is being refitted to accommodate a new $16 million attraction, an immersive 30-minute film called Flyover Canada. Groups of up to 60 guests[…]

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  • Film ship Bounty sinks in Hurricane Sandy; one crew member dead, captain missing
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    The star of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie – the ship Bounty – has sunk off the North Carolina coast in Hurricane Sandy. One crew member is dead and the captain is missing after the ship failed to survive the storm. As the ship’s engines failed, the crew put on survival suits before abandoning the vessel as it went down in the immense waves, AP reported. The vessel was originally built for the 1962 Hollywood adventure starring Marlon Brando, ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ and has featured in several films over the years, including one of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies.

  • 3D Screening – Canada 1812: Forged in Fire
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    High Fidelity HDTV Media Inc. premiered the first episode of the 3D version of their new series Canada 1812: Forged in Fire at Fort George National Historic Site during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812. The war between the United States and Britain helped shape the destiny of both Canada and the United States. The series focuses on six characters from the war, Isaac Brock, Charles de Salaberry, Laura Secord, Tecumseh,  John Norton and Enos Collins. The series will air on eqhd in Canada and was produced in partnership with Parks Canada. The series is part of a multi-media project which includes a web site, four character based promos featuring National historic sites, and a companion graphic novel.

  • Hollywood Blockbusters Battling Head-to-Head in China: a Trend?
    Monday October 29th 2012

    Was the recent simultaneous debut of superhero movies The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises on Imax screens in China a one-off or a trend? “It’s somewhere in the middle,” Imax CEO Richard Gelfond declared as he addressed analysts after the release of the giant screen exhibitor’s third quarter results. Gelfond said other Hollywood titles have faced off against one another in China, including Total Recall and The Bourne Legacy debuting at the same time.

  • Why Nickelodeon Is Releasing Its First PG-13 Film
    Friday October 26th 2012

    Underage drinking and a giant robotic chicken humping a car? Move over, Rugrats, Nickelodeon Movies is all grown up.
    The Paramount label once associated with G-rated kiddie fare like Charlotte’s Web is releasing its first PG-13 film Oct. 26 with the Josh Schwartz-helmed teen comedy Fun Size. The move marks the culmination of the label’s seven-year makeover.

  • New Vancouver film venues coming soon
    Thursday October 25th 2012

    A couple of bits of movie-theatre news, involving renovation work of varying degrees. Renos started last January at the former CN Imax theatre at Canada Place, which is being refitted to accommodate a new $16 million attraction, an immersive 30-minute film called Flyover Canada. Groups of up to 60 guests[…]

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Archives for: October 20125
  • Film ship Bounty sinks in Hurricane Sandy; one crew member dead, captain missing
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    The star of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie – the ship Bounty – has sunk off the North Carolina coast in Hurricane Sandy. One crew member is dead and the captain is missing after the ship failed to survive the storm. As the ship’s engines failed, the crew put on survival suits before abandoning the vessel as it went down in the immense waves, AP reported. The vessel was originally built for the 1962 Hollywood adventure starring Marlon Brando, ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ and has featured in several films over the years, including one of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies.

  • 3D Screening – Canada 1812: Forged in Fire
    Tuesday October 30th 2012

    High Fidelity HDTV Media Inc. premiered the first episode of the 3D version of their new series Canada 1812: Forged in Fire at Fort George National Historic Site during celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812. The war between the United States and Britain helped shape the destiny of both Canada and the United States. The series focuses on six characters from the war, Isaac Brock, Charles de Salaberry, Laura Secord, Tecumseh,  John Norton and Enos Collins. The series will air on eqhd in Canada and was produced in partnership with Parks Canada. The series is part of a multi-media project which includes a web site, four character based promos featuring National historic sites, and a companion graphic novel.

  • Hollywood Blockbusters Battling Head-to-Head in China: a Trend?
    Monday October 29th 2012

    Was the recent simultaneous debut of superhero movies The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises on Imax screens in China a one-off or a trend? “It’s somewhere in the middle,” Imax CEO Richard Gelfond declared as he addressed analysts after the release of the giant screen exhibitor’s third quarter results. Gelfond said other Hollywood titles have faced off against one another in China, including Total Recall and The Bourne Legacy debuting at the same time.

  • Why Nickelodeon Is Releasing Its First PG-13 Film
    Friday October 26th 2012

    Underage drinking and a giant robotic chicken humping a car? Move over, Rugrats, Nickelodeon Movies is all grown up.
    The Paramount label once associated with G-rated kiddie fare like Charlotte’s Web is releasing its first PG-13 film Oct. 26 with the Josh Schwartz-helmed teen comedy Fun Size. The move marks the culmination of the label’s seven-year makeover.

  • New Vancouver film venues coming soon
    Thursday October 25th 2012

    A couple of bits of movie-theatre news, involving renovation work of varying degrees. Renos started last January at the former CN Imax theatre at Canada Place, which is being refitted to accommodate a new $16 million attraction, an immersive 30-minute film called Flyover Canada. Groups of up to 60 guests[…]

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