With the introduction of digital IMAX projectors in 2008 and the spread of IMAX theaters to multiplexes, the average size of IMAX screens has shrunk.
The giant-screen industry has become more sharply divided than ever by the rapid spread of digital IMAX theaters
The release of the IMAX version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was pushed back to July 29, 2009, two weeks after the film’s wide release in conventional theaters on June 15.
Links to articles on the controversy comedian Aziz Ansari created with his May 2009 blog criticizing small IMAX screens.
Editor James Hyder’s view of Imax Corporation’s announcement that the company would be “doing something” to inform customers about its retrofitted multiplex theaters.
Imax Corporation CEO Richard Gelfond says the company will take steps to give customers more information about its multiplex theaters, after a controversy sparked by a comedian’s blog generated two weeks of sometimes harsh criticism of the company from the media and the public.