OBLIVION: The IMAX Experience
Approx. Running time: 126 minutes
Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the director of TRON: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind.
Jack Harper (Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete.
Living in and patrolling the breathtaking skies from thousands of feet above,his soaring existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands
Of interest: The scene where Jack Harper (Cruise) is sitting on a precipice watering a small plant was filmed on Earl's Peak in Iceland, 2,000 feet high. The crew had to use helicopters to get people and equipment to the filming location.
Rating: PG-13 Running time: 126 minutes
KENYA: Animal Kingdom
Approx. Running time: 45 Minutes
Opening June 14
Embark on an epic journey in the most spectacular wildlife sanctuary on Earth in Kenya: Animal Kingdom. Meet Ntulesai and Ntukai, two Maasai warriors, and follow them on their ritual safari before taking part in a traditional ceremony. Discover the region's famous fauna in their natural habitat, including the Big Five - lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and black rhinos - as well as giraffe, hippos, cheetahs, and many more!
Rating: G for general
IRON MAN 3: The IMAX Experience
Approx. Running time: 130 minutes
OPENING DATE PENDING
"Downey is at his superhero genius best here"
T. McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter
"This is everything a summer blockbuster should be"
D. Edwards, Daily Mirror UK
Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible.
This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, "Iron Man 3" is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel's iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of "Tales of Suspense" (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with "The Invincible Iron Man" (#1) in May of 1968.
Rating: PG-13 Running time: 130 minutes
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS
Approx. Running time: 45 minutes
Returning June 28 - by popular demand | Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway.
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Rocky Mountain Express was honoured with two top prizes at the recent 2012 Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) Achievement Awards in Sacramento Sept. 17-21, 2012. Rocky Mountain Express shared the award for Best Film Short Subject (in a first-ever tie) with To The Arctic and also took the honours for Best Cinematography.
Retracing the original route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816, the audience is transported back to the age of steam to re-live this alpine nation-building odyssey. The film weaves together spectacular IMAX aerial cinematography, breathtaking vistas of the west, archival images and maps, and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in a an era of remarkable ingenuity and struggle and a region of stunning natural beauty. Ride the rails along deep river canyons and over high mountain passes. Discover some of the most beautiful, rugged landscapes on earth to the heroic human drama and epic engineering that shaped a continent.
The completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in 1885 ranks among the greatest engineering feats in history. If the builders had failed, would Canada exist today? Spanning thousands of miles and some of the world's greatest natural barriers, this grand transcontinental project and its wandering ribbon of steel drew together far flung communities isolated in the wilderness, shaped a new nation and changed the face of the North American continent forever. The success or failure of the venture was decided deep in the mountains.
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