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Game of Thrones will make history starting today, as it becomes the first TV series ever to be presented on the big screen in the immersive IMAX format, for one week of screenings from January 29 through February 5. Along with the final two episodes of Season 4, "The Watchers on the Wall" and "The Children", fans will also get to see the first trailer for Season 5 on the big screen in over 200 theaters nationwide in cities such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, New York, San Antonio, Seattle, Toronto and Washington, D.C. In case you don't want to head to the theaters this weekend, we have the trailer right here!
We've already seen a number of tiny teasers released through the viral site ThreeEyedRaven.com, but now we have the first true footage that all Thrones fans have been waiting for ever since the Season 4 finale aired last year. »
Before Season 5 of HBO's Game of Thrones debuts this spring, fans will get the unique opportunity to watch the final two Season 4 episodes on the big screen in IMAX theaters across the country, in a one-week run from January 29 to February 5. Game of Thrones will be the first TV series ever to be screened in the IMAX format, and fans who attend these screenings will also get the first look at the Season 5 trailer. Before this weeklong event gets under way tomorrow, IMAX has released a new featurette where series creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff offer high praise for the IMAX format, revealing how it changes the viewing experience in such an immersive environment.
We also hear from composer Ramin Djawadi, who talks about his experience of watching these two Season 4 episodes, "The Watchers on the Wall" and "The Children", and how even viewers who have watched these episodes over and over again, »
Yesterday, we reported that HBO has delayed their special IMAX screenings for the hit series Game of Thrones by one week, from January 23 to January 29, due to "high levels of consumer demand." With just one day left until tickets go on sale, IMAX has released two limited edition posters that will be given away to the fans who attend these screenings. This will be the first-ever presentation of a television program in IMAX theatres, featuring two episodes from Season 4 of Game of Thrones followed by the worldwide debut of the series' Season 5 sneak-peek preview created exclusively for IMAX. Be warned, though, if you aren't caught up with Season 4, there will be some spoilers revealed in the posters, so check the out at your own risk.
The first 300 IMAX ticket holders for the Thursday night opening show time (January 29 at 10pm) at participating IMAX theatres will receive a commemorative Game of Thrones »
“No bloody manners, the French,” puffs one British copper as he and his team square off with their Gallic counterparts over a body cut in half at the exact midpoint of the Channel tunnel. By poking fun at such ancient enmities, the makers of The Tunnel – a remake of stylish Scandinavian crime drama The Bridge – inject new life into their storyline. The Chunnel itself makes such a brilliantly creepy location, it’s a surprise Eurostar didn’t give a resounding “non” to Sky Atlantic’s 10-parter.
Two mismatched police officers swing into action: Karl, a jokey, flirty, blokey Brit played by Stephen Dillane; and po-faced French oddball Elise, brilliantly brought to life by Clémence Poésy. The murder heralds a spate of killings »
- Toby Manning
Due to high levels of consumer demand, IMAX Corporation and HBO today announced that the first-ever presentation of a television program in IMAX theatres, featuring two episodes from Season 4 of Game of Thrones followed by the worldwide debut of the series' Season 5 sneak-peek preview created exclusively for IMAX, will now launch one week later on Thursday, January 29 beginning at 10 p.m. and extend through February 5. The date change allows for an expanded roll-out of screens to upwards of 200 IMAX theatres.
Tickets will officially go on sale on IMAX.com/GameOfThrones starting Friday, January 16. To date, confirmed cities include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, New York, San Antonio, Seattle, Toronto and Washington, D.C., to name a few. A full list of venues is available on the website and fans can check local listings in the coming days for more available IMAX locations.
5 items from 2015
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