Sunday Matinee: The Dark Knight Rises – An IMAX Experience

On July 20th when The Dark Knight Rises opens nationwide we will be getting the movie at the Kramer IMAX as well as the usual movie theatres.

This is awesome news. Director Christopher Nolan is a fan of IMAX and shot the movie using the official bigger and bulkier IMAX cameras, even breaking one during an action scene. Advance tickets go on sale Monday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. The Thursday night midnight show won`t have any pre-sale tickets.

From the Kramer IMAX website:

Group rates do not apply for this film. Maximum of 10 tickets per person for advance sales.

By phone: call 522-4629 between the hours listed below:

Mondays: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays through Sundays: 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In person: visit us at 2903 Powerhouse Drive any time we are open. Hours of operation »

Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

Opening on July 20, 2012, The Dark Knight Rises features an international all-star cast, led by Oscar® winner Christian Bale (The Fighter) in the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar® winner Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Reprising their roles from both Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, Oscar® winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules) plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby) plays Lucius Fox.

Nolan directed The Dark Knight Rises from a screenplay he wrote with Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on Batman Begins and the record-breaking blockbuster The Dark Knight. Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull are the executive producers, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The Dark Knight Rises is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman created by Bob Kane.

The Dark Knight Rises will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The prologue has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for “some violence.”

The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience will feature footage filmed with IMAX cameras. The IMAX release will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 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 you feel as if you are in the movie.

Note: the schedule below begins July 20.

Advanced ticket sales begin on Monday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m.

Group rates do not apply for this film. Maximum of 10 tickets per person for advance sales.
Friday, July 20 MIDNIGHT: no pre-sales
Friday, July 20 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Saturday, July 21 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Sunday, July 22 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Monday, July 23 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Tuesday, July 24 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Wednesday, July 25 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Thursday, July 26 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Friday, July 27 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Saturday, July 28 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm
Sunday, July 29 1:15pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, and 10:15pm

Author: Shane Hnetka

Shane Hnetka has spent most of his life watching movies and reading comic books. He has decided to use this vast knowledge for evil instead of good.