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Buggin' out at IMAX
Celebratory habits of the Austin arthropodophile: a Saturday at the Bullock
"...I was covering the premiere of the new IMAX movie at the museum – Bugs! 3D: A Rainforest..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Flying Lotus Orchestrates a DIY IMAX at Emo’s
L.A. experimentalist becomes the electro god of hellfire
"...Despite not threatening IMAX’s stronghold on the 3-D movie industry, the effect’s usage..."

Sept. 16, 2019 Music Post by Derek Udensi

Bullock IMAX Goes Digital
Say goodbye to 70mm on the biggest movie screen in Texas
" becoming more and more common, the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre announced they will be trading in their 70mm..."

Jan. 5, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Bigger and Better
The Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre completes digital conversion
"...announced last month that they were temporarily closing their IMAX theatre to switch to digital projectors, it didn't come..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

The Beauty of the Beast
Austin's IMAX theatre opts not to screen the newly remastered Disney film.
"...Austin's Imax theatre opened in late spring 2001, alongside the much-storied..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Down Mexico Way
South of the border, six stories high, at the Texas State History Museum's IMAX theatre
"...I've always loved IMAX and the almost sadistic zeal its practitioners bring to..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Terrence Malick Tackles the Universe in His Latest Film
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience investigates the mystery of the cosmos
"...different films – as both a feature-length and 45-minute IMAX film – Malick has divested himself of the need..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wolf Totem
The director of The Bear is back for this human-and-wolf-cub story
"...has shot the ridiculously photogenic grasslands in truly spectacular IMAX 3-D, and rarely have I seen it done better...."

Sept. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sandra Bullock is lost in space – alone with the beauty, terror, and the laws of gravity.
" looms, huge, majestic, and stunningly real in crystal-clear IMAX 3-D.) That’s the dire situation that faces a pair..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

How Close to You Want to Be to 'Contagion'?
AMC Barton Creek debuts its IMAX screen
"...AMC Barton Creek theatre is debuting its new tricked-out IMAX screen starting Friday with Steven Soderbergh's deadly-virus thriller Contagion...."

Sept. 8, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

"Hubble 3D"
This breathtaking IMAX documentary follows NASA's May 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
"...– his Ghosts of the Abyss was released in IMAX 3D – I suspect he'd concur. Narrated by DiCaprio,..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar"
If you've joined the recent lemur craze, then this IMAX nature short is for you.
"...This 39-minute short has been crisscrossing the country's baby IMAX theatres in recent months...."

Aug. 22, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Wizard of Oz 3-D
Watch out for the flying monkeys.
"...has been refashioned in 3-D to be projected on IMAX screens. Now we'll really have to watch out for..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
There's just too much everything in this chop-socky actioner by Tsui Hark.
"...changed, though, and Hark's newest offering is the first IMAX, Chinese-laguage film produced in 3-D. (Sadly, my DVD screener..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shine a Light
The Rolling Stones gather no moss in this Martin Scorsese-directed concert film that's playing on both IMAX and conventional screens.
"...Live at the MAX, upsizing Shine a Light for IMAX screens (it also plays in conventional theatres) transforms concert..."

April 4, 2008 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

U2 3D
Feature-length, 3-D concert film of U2's global Vertigo tour in 2006 was filmed at several shows. On the IMAX screen, these Irish rockers really rattle and hum.
" the magnitude of the 3-D format. On the IMAX screen, these Irish rockers really rattle and hum...."

Jan. 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Superman Returns
Superman returns to Earth seeming more like a humbled prodigal son than an invincible superhero.
"...are terrific (and make us anxious to see the IMAX 3-D version of the film, which is due to..."

June 30, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Winged Migration
Aviary rapture.
" point the film appears to build to a climax as some hunters’ buckshot fells a few birds in..."

July 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Original of the Species
U2 3D
"...dimensions at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum IMAX next Friday, Jan. 25, U2 3D isn’t quite the..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...a "signature film" to be shown in the museum's IMAX theatre. The first proposal (dated July 2000 and tentatively..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Welcome to Texasland
Bob Bullock's final monument to himself, the Texas State History Museum, won't have many historical documents, but it promises to be entertaining.
"...41,000 square feet of exhibit space with everything from IMAX films to pickup trucks, the story behind the biggest..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Bill Crawford

As Big As Texas
"...of the two theatres will be the city's first IMAX venue. With a 3-D screen measuring approximately 88 by..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Marc Savlov

Bullock Premieres Laser Projector
Classic films help showcase the theatre's new tech
"...The new laser IMAX projection system will feature dual 4K lasers that are..."

Sept. 21, 2016 Screens Post by Spencer Beghtol

2005 Austin Film Festival Schedule
Thursday, Oct. 20, through Thursday, Oct. 27
"...IMAX Theatre at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Screens Feature

Beyond Big Tex
'Ride Around the World' IMAXes cowboy culture
"...steak salad while discussing Ride Around the World, his IMAX homage-on-the-range to cattle, horses, and cowboys, he isn't letting..."

June 2, 2006 Screens Feature by Steve Uhler

Girl of Their Dreams
Disney was struggling to find a young star for Young Black Stallion. Then, Austinite Biana Tamimi found them.
"...of 13 she would be starring in Disney's new IMAX movie, Young Black Stallion. In fact, she had never..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Lion King
Can you feel the shrug tonight?
"...Elton John ("Hakuna Matata," everyone!). It has undergone an IMAX reissue and a 3D conversion. More memorable was the..."

July 19, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Who will win this epic new battle royal as Godzilla faces King Ghidorah?
"...the real reason to catch this movie on an IMAX if you can...."

May 31, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
This fourth entry in the Tom Cruise film franchise is the best of the bunch; it's wacky and keen to please.
"...the big screen (really big; this one's shot in IMAX format) was one long existential yawn. Why? It's a..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cinematic Convergence
Oct. 14-21: The 11th annual Austin Film Festival

Oct. 15, 2004 Screens Feature

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