Avatar booked for 3 months in IMAX
Once again, www.pastemagazine.com was one of the first to announce the forecasted success of Avatar ni IMAX theatres all over the world. Speculation over the theatrical prospects for James Cameron’sAvatar has begun to run so high that some IMAX theaters might book the movie for three months after its December release, up through the opening of Alice in Wonderland in early March. Read the paper here.
Panasonic surfs on the Avatar wave
Panasonic, the electronics manufacturer has been focusing on bringing 3-D technology into homes for awhile now. In 2010, Panasonic hopes to release a stereoscopic 3-D plasma home theater system that will replicate the experience of going to an actual movie theater with special TVs and Blu-Ray players. Avatar could be the first film released on Blu-Ray disc. Paste Magazine just reported the Panasonic-James Cameron ad venture. Read it here.
A newpaper in french on the Panasonic-Cameron association is published in La presse Canadienne. Read it here.
Na'vi are blue and armed with bows...
The new age is coming...
Blue aliens, 10ft tall and armed with bows and arrows, are set to change our world. The extraterrestrial Na’vi are not only the stars of a forthcoming blockbuster film called Avatar, the director James Cameron’s first big movie since Titanic, but also harbingers of a new age of cinema. Read the feelings from Jean Harlow and Helen Brooks in the TimesOnLine here.