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JURASSIC PARK 3D to have a limited IMAX run

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 9:08 am by David "Snackbar" Edmundson


Jurassic Park recently received a 3D post-conversion for re-release. Jurassic Park is one of those films that defines cinema and is beloved the world over. It stands the test of time and still looks amazing. I’m not sure if 3D will enhance the experience, but seeing it on a giant screen might. Today IMAX announced a week long limited engagement of Jurassic Park 3D in the IMAX format. Unfortunately it’s not getting a non 3D version like Raiders of the Lost Ark received, but I must admit that I am tempted to see Jurassic Park on the IMAX screen.

Jurassic Park 3D opens April 5th. The IMAX engagement is for one-week.

Here’s the press release:

IMAX Corporation and Universal Pictures today announced that Steven Spielberg’s epic Jurassic Park will return to the big screen with a one-week 3D engagement in IMAX® theatres worldwide simultaneous with the film’s wide release beginning April 5, 2013.

With his remastering of this epic film into a state-of-the-art 3D format, Steven Spielberg introduces the three-time Academy Award®-winning blockbuster to a new generation of moviegoers and allows longtime fans to experience the world he envisioned in a way that was unimaginable during the film’s original release. Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Attenborough, the film based on the novel by Michael Crichton is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Gerald R. Molen.

“Jurassic Park is the quintessential film for fans to experience in IMAX 3D,” said Nikki Rocco, President of Distribution, Universal Pictures. “Jurassic Park was groundbreaking when it was originally released, and The IMAX 3D Experience® will allow today’s audiences to become fully immersed in one of the most breathtaking epics Universal has ever released.”

“Steven Spielberg’s films resonate uniquely with audiences,” said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to offer moviegoers an opportunity to see this fan favorite back on the big screen and transport them – for the first time through the power of The IMAX 3D Experience® – into the world of Jurassic Park.”

The IMAX release of Jurassic Park has been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.


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