IMAX: Shackletons Antarctic Adventure - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: Shackletons Antarctic Adventure - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: Notice: Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success. - Ernest Shackleton Shackletons Antarctic Adventure recounts the extraordinary true story of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackletons 1914- 1916 British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which many consider the greatest survival story of all time. This expedition has become a testament to heroism and human endurance, with all 28 men surviving nearly two years in the barren, frigid Antarctic when their ship, the Endurance , was caught in pack ice and eventually crushed. The giant screen film features stunning Antarctic images and re-creations filmed in 1999 and 2000, plus the remarkable original still photography and 35 mm motion-picture of Frank Hurley, the official photographer of the Endurance expedition. Narrated by Kevin Spacey Features: Features Not Specified Cast /Crew: Crystal V. Spijer - Writer George Butler - Producer George Butler - Director Mose Richards - Writer Scott H. Swofford - Producer Susanne Simpson - Producer Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2001 Release Date: 2002-09-03 Length: 41 Rating: NR Region: 1 Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: ID1903WGDVD UPC: ;014381190328



IMAX: SOS Planet - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: SOS Planet - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: You are invited to experience the plight of our fragile planet and its changing environments in a totally new way--in cutting-edge 3-D! Hosted and narrated by acclaimed television news journalist Walter Cronkite, SOS Planet uses state-of-the-art 3-D and digital animation to explore three of the planets most troubled environmental areas. With the immersive effect of 3-D and stunningly realistic computer-generated animals, this giant screen film plunges audiences into lush environments, blending live action and animation to illustrate some of the greatest dangers facing the Earth today: global warming, rainforest deforestation and depletion of the oceans. Produced by nWave Pictures in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature- The Netherlands(WWF), SOS Planet breaks new ground with dramatic digital effects used in ways never before seen. Features: *Feature Plays in 2-D & 3-D (Special Glasses Required for 3D) *The Making of SOS Planet *2-D & 3-D Production Stills *Director's Commentary *2-D & 3-D Theatrical Trailer Cast /Crew: Walter Cronkite - Actor Studio: Slingshot Production Year: 2002 Release Date: 2003-06-10 Length: 46 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 1 Disc: DS-SL Item Code: SDVD60137 UPC: ;017078601329



IMAX: Volcanoes Of The Deep Sea - DVD Widescreen

IMAX: Volcanoes Of The Deep Sea - DVD Widescreen

Synopsis: Far below the waves, deep and remote, is an incredible world teeming with life. Only a select few have been able to experience the magic of this place...until now. Venture with a team of scientist 12,000 feet beneath the ocean surface on a search for a living fossil - an elusive creature that lived hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs. Explore astounding undersea volcanic habitats, filled with strange new creatures and landscapes. Unravel the secrets of a dynamic habitat where life is fueled by the planets internal fires - a place that may hold the key to finding life on other worlds. Volcanoes of the Deep Sea has been exhibited to great acclaim in IMAX and other giant-screen theatres world-wide, illuminating the deep oceans as never before and delivering a dramatic new vision of planet Earth. This DVD version of the film has been specially mixed and mastered to produce an outstanding DTS Digital Surround and Dolby Digital 5.1 home theatre experience. Features: Behind the Scenes Video "Voyage into the Abyss" Educational Video Isolated Film Score Trivia Quiz and Film Facts Cast /Crew: Alexander Low - Producer Ed Harris - Actor Pietro L. Serapiglia - Producer Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2004 Release Date: 2005-05-24 Length: 60 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: ID2670BPDVD UPC: ;014381267020



IMAX: Cosmic Voyage - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: Cosmic Voyage - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: The Academy Award nominee Cosmic Voyage combines live action with state-f-the-art computer-generated imagery to pinpoint where humans fit in our ever-expanding universe. Highlighting this journey is a cosmic zoom based on the powers of 10, extending from the Earth to the largest observable structures in the universe, and then back to the subnuclear realm- a guided tour across 42 orders of magnitude! Explore some of the greatest existing scientific theories, some of which have never before been visualized on film, from the birth of the cosmos and solar system to the nature of black holes and exploding supernovas. Cosmic Voyage was filmed in the IMAX format and exhibited in IMAX theaters worldwide. This video version is digitally mastered from original 70MM film elements with the sound components specially mixed and mastered to produce the highest quality Dolby Surround Soundtrack. Narrated by Morgan Freeman Features: Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Interactive Menus Trailer Cast /Crew: Bayley Silleck - Director Bayley Silleck - Writer Bayley Silleck - Producer Jeffrey Marvin - Producer Studio: Warner Bros. Production Year: 1996 Release Date: 2002-04-30 Length: 36 Rating: NR Region: 1 Packaging: Snap Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: X8047 UPC: ;794051804723



IMAX: Great Barrier Reef - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: Great Barrier Reef - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: The Great Barrier Reef unveils the most colorful and dirverse undersea world known. Viewers will experience not only the enchanting beauty of the reef, but will learn of its complex ecosystem, symbiotic relationships and the extreme fragility of its environment. Features: Motion Menus Cast /Crew: Studio: Slingshot Production Year: 1999 Release Date: 1999-05-25 Length: 38 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Custom Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: DVD9835 UPC: ;017078983524



IMAX: Fighter Pilot - Operation Red Flag - HD DVD Widescreen

IMAX: Fighter Pilot - Operation Red Flag - HD DVD Widescreen

Synopsis: A state-of-the-art, edge-of-your-seat experience! Get in the cockpit with the worlds best pilots to witness the most challenging flying of their careers! Follow a young American pilot as he makes his way through Red Flag - the worlds most intense, simulated air war, training event - where U.S. and international pilots, ground crews, mechanics and rescue personnel are taken to the limits of their endurance. Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag delivers speeds of up to 800 miles per hour with thundering, roaring, screaming sound and stunning aerobatics that will blow you away! Filmed over the Nevada desert with unprecedented access to military procedures, the film features an enormous armada of aircraft including four American squadrons of F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles, F-16 Aggressors, Stealth F-117s, B-1B Lancers, B-2 Stealth bomber, C-17 Globemaster III, a U-2R and more... Features: Cast /Crew: Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2005 Release Date: 2008-04-01 Length: 48 Rating: NR Region: ? Packaging: ? Number of Discs: Disc: ? Item Code: ID4476KBHD UPC: ;014381447644



IMAX: The Big Picture Collection - The Discoverers / Dolphins / The Living Sea / Flight / Stormchasers (5 Pack) - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: The Big Picture Collection - The Discoverers / Dolphins / The Living Sea / Flight / Stormchasers (5 Pack) - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: The Discoverers From the earliest voyages that mapped the earth to todays launches into space, The Discoverers reverberates with the passion to explore our universe. The stories presented in the film span space and time, taking us around the world to participate in the act of discovery. Dolphins Experience the mysteries and complexities of one of natures most intelligent creatures. Watch them play along the Bahamas warm, white sandbanks. Then travel to Argentinas wind-swept waters where dolphins work together in a beautifully choreographed hunt for food. Youll find out how were unraveling dolphin communication and even discover why these dolphins leap! The Living Sea This lovely, lyrical film explores the world ocean, traveling to Palau, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Alaska, Nova Scotia and the Red Sea. Dive into the mysterious depths and come face to face with humpback whales, swim with thousands of golden jellyfish and witness the bizarre spawning behavior of giant clams. The Magic Of Flight Take a technological thrill ride faster, higher and wilder than modern science or even your imagination! Relive the Wright Brothers historic first flight, then soar with the world-famous Blue Angels in their breathtaking maneuvers. A salute to modern aircraft, the people who fly them and the human potential of training and performance. Stormchasers Follow the intrepid scientists and daredevil thrill seekers who follow the storms. Prepare to take a ride inside some of the most extreme weather conditions experiences on earth. Hurricanes, monsoons and tornadoes are the stars of this exhilarating adventure. Features: The Discoverers: "Making Of" Documentary Shot In High-Definition Video Bonus Activity: "Do-It-Yourself Science" - Experiments To Try At Home Moving Menus Parallel Chapter Menus Dolphins: "Making Of" Documentary Shot In High-Definition Video Bonus Marine Science Video Moving Menus Parallel Chapter Menus The Living Sea: "Making Of" Documentary Shot In High-Definition Video Moving Menus Parallel Chapter Menus The Magic Of Flight: "Making Of" Documentary Shot In High-Definition Video Moving Menus Parallel Chapter Menus Stormchasers: "Making Of" Documentary Shot In High-Definition Video Bonus Activity: "Do-It-Yourself" Science - Experiments To Try At Home Trailers from the MacFillivray Freeman Films Collection Moving Menus Parallel Chapter Menus Cast /Crew: Alec Lorimore - Producer Greg MacGillivray - Director Greg MacGillivray - Producer Jon Boorstin - Writer Mark Olshaker - Writer Roger Holzberg - Writer Steve Judson - Director Tim Cahill - Writer Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2000 Release Date: 2000-10-31 Length: 387 Rating: NR Region: 1 Packaging: Custom Number of Discs: 5 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: ID9870MVDVD UPC: ;014381987027



IMAX: Hidden Hawaii - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: Hidden Hawaii - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: Through the startling reality captured by IMAX film technology, this video takes you on a journey to the most remote locations on the Hawaiian islands. Fiery volcanic eruptions and rivers of molten lava bring the formation of the islands to life. Descend 4,000 feet beneath the surface to witness the birth of Loihi, Hawaiis newest island. Journey with a Hawaiian naturalist in a kayak expedition along the breathtaking Molokai coast to save the rare Alula plant clinging to the highest seacliffs in the world. The adventure continues, taking you to the very edge of Mauis 10,000-foot-high Haleakala Crater where the spectacular Silversword plant blooms once in a decade, then dies. You will experience the beauty and wonder of Hawaii as never before in this captivating presentation. Features: Cast /Crew: Andrew Gellis - Producer Olivia Crawford - Writer Richard W. James - Producer Robert Hillman - Director Studio: Slingshot Production Year: 1998 Release Date: 1998-12-15 Length: 35 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: DVD9807 UPC: ;017078980721



IMAX: Hearst Castle - Building The Dream - DVD Fullscreen

IMAX: Hearst Castle - Building The Dream - DVD Fullscreen

Synopsis: A stunning tour of the 127 acre estate of the late, great newspaper tycoon. High above the majestic central California coast rises an enchanted castle, a special place created from the dreams of one man, William Randolph Hearst. On this spectacular DVD, you will see the European castles and art treasures which influenced Hearsts creation and take a tour of the Castle today, a magnificent estate of 165 rooms, with gardens, terraces, pools and walkways. English. Features: Motion Menus PC Friendly Cast /Crew: Studio: Slingshot Production Year: 1999 Release Date: 1999-07-20 Length: 40 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Custom Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: DVD9842 UPC: ;017078984224



IMAX: Adrenaline Rush: 2 Disc Edition - DVD Widescreen

IMAX: Adrenaline Rush: 2 Disc Edition - DVD Widescreen

Synopsis: Adrenaline Rush: The Science Of Risk is a thrilling look at the world of skydiving and base jumping - parachuting from a building, bridge or cliff. With breathtaking views of skydiving over the Florida Keys, the Mojave Desert and the magnificent Fjords of Norway, this giant-screen experience explores the psychological and physiological forces behind risk-taking and the physics involved in high-risk activities. The film follows two top risk-takers, Adrian Nicholas and Katarina Ollikainen, as they try to fly the first parachute ever designed as imagined in 1485 by Leonardo da Vinci. Adrenaline Rush also allows viewers to experience a base jump. Thanks to a camera strapped to one of the professional jumpers who took part in the film, you can live through a 4,150-foot jump from a legendary Norwegian cliff. Adrenaline Rush was exhibited in IMAX and other giant-screen theatres around the world. The video version of the film has been specially mixed and mastered to produce an outstanding DTS Digital Surround and Dolby Digital 5.1 home theatre experience. Features: Disc One: "Making of" Documentary 20-Minute Video Montage of Unseen Aerial Photography Trivia Quiz Disc Two: Adrenaline Rush: The Science Of Risk - High-Definition - The complete feature in Microsoft Windows Media Video High-Definition playable on your PC Cast /Crew: Carl Samson - Producer Mark Fafard - Writer Mark Fafard - Director Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2002 Release Date: 2006-05-30 Length: 37 Rating: NR Region: 1 Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 2 Disc: SS-DL Item Code: ID3241LSDVD UPC: ;014381324129



IMAX: Alaska - Spirit Of The Wild - DVD Widescreen

IMAX: Alaska - Spirit Of The Wild - DVD Widescreen

Synopsis: Few places on earth impose greater survival challenges and the conflict between climate and life than Alaska. Despite harsh conditions, life in Alaska always fins a way to endure. Witness the spirit of the wild in the thundering stampede of the caribou, the beauty of the polar bear, the stealthful, deadly hunt of the wolf pack and in the majesty and resiliency of life itself in wild Alaska. Narrated by Charlton Heston . Features: Features Not Specified Cast /Crew: Charlton Heston - Narrator George Casey - Director Paul Novros - Producer Studio: Razor Digital Entertainment Production Year: 1997 Release Date: 2005-10-18 Length: 40 Rating: NR Region: All Packaging: Keep Number of Discs: 1 Disc: SS-SL Item Code: MP0218 UPC: ;690445021823



IMAX: Coral Reef Adventure - HD DVD Widescreen

IMAX: Coral Reef Adventure - HD DVD Widescreen

Synopsis: Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey across the South Pacific for a spectacular IMAX adventure. Joy, ecstasy, a spiritual high: these words describe the exhilaration of diving a pristine coral reef, and ocean explorers Howard and Michele Hall bring their love of the ocean into action. With Jean-Michael Cousteau, deep reef scientist Richard Pyle and Fijian diver Rusi Vulakoro, they explore and capture on film the dazzling underwater world of coral reefs, magical places here on Earth. This tropical excursion through the South Pacific will surprise and delight you as you fall in love with the reefs, and your heart will ache at the tragic, irretrievable loss of these fragile worlds. Features: Cast /Crew: Studio: Image Ent. Production Year: 2002 Release Date: 2008-04-01 Length: 43 Rating: NR Region: ? Packaging: ? Number of Discs: Disc: ? Item Code: ID3832MVHD UPC: ;014381383249



Thrill Ride: The Science Of Fun: IMAX - DVD

Thrill Ride: The Science Of Fun: IMAX - DVD

IMAX technology captures every hairpin turn and stomach-turning drop of the history of thrill rides across the globe, from the wooden roller coasters of yore to newfangled computer-assisted simulators. IMAX technology captures every hairpin turn and stomach-turning drop of the history of thrill rides across the globe, from the wooden roller coasters of yore to newfangled computer-assisted simulators. Director Ben Stassen Producer Charlotte Clay Huggins Composer Michael Stearns Narrator Harry Shearer Director of Photography Sean Phillips Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2007. For personal use only. All rights reserved.



IMAX - Pulse: A STOMP Odyssey (2006) - DVD

IMAX - Pulse: A STOMP Odyssey (2006) - DVD

Travel around the globe to the sound of infectious world percussion in PULSE: A STOMP ODYSSEY. Though not a depiction of the famous stage show STOMP, PULSE goes to the root inspiration for the show: the primal rhythms and polyrhythms of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Originally screened in IMAX theaters, PULSE delivers spectacular visuals alongside its host of celebratory rhythms from around the world. Travel around the globe to the sound of infectious world percussion in PULSE: A STOMP ODYSSEY. Though not a depiction of the famous stage show STOMP, PULSE goes to the root inspiration for the show: the primal rhythms and polyrhythms of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Originally screened in IMAX theaters, PULSE delivers spectacular visuals alongside its host of celebratory rhythms from around the world. Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2007. For personal use only. All rights reserved.



IMAX - Chronos (1991) - DVD

IMAX - Chronos (1991) - DVD

An epic voyage from the birthplace of Western civilization to contemporary France. Using evocative music and an uncommonly large aspect ratio, "Chronos" attempts nothing less than a high-scale history of a region of the earth. Time-lapse cinematography and even customized film techniques carry viewers through the ages and cover all the wonders -- human and natural -- the world has to offer. An epic voyage from the birthplace of Western civilization to contemporary France. Using evocative music and an uncommonly large aspect ratio, "Chronos" attempts nothing less than a high-scale history of a region of the earth. Time-lapse cinematography and even customized film techniques carry viewers through the ages and cover all the wonders -- human and natural -- the world has to offer. Director Ron Fricke Composer Michael Stearns Editor Ron Fricke, Alton Walpole Cinematographer Ron Fricke Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2007. For personal use only. All rights reserved.




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