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Posted 5/26/09

Links to Digital IMAX Controversy Articles




April 27:

High Def Digest: Enjoy "Iron Man 2" by Avoiding "Fake IMAX"



Sept. 23:

Los Angeles Times: Will IMAX finally get real  about screen size 

Sept. 15:

NBCDFW.com: "Fake" IMAX coming to Stonebriar Center

Sept 3:

Macleans: Imax thinks not-so-big

Sept 2:

FirstShowing.net: It's about more than just the giant screen, or is it?

Sept. 2:

MTV.com: Imax CEO defends screen size difference as 'Star Trek' returns to bigger screens.


August 16:

Charlotte Observer: Imaxed out on sound and fury


July 17:

Las Vegas Review Journal: Audiences paying for IMAX experience of summer blockbusters


June 30:

Digital City: MAX or LIEMAX? Paying Extra for IMAX Movies on Small Screens


June 28:

Film.com: A Call to Arms: Beware Fake IMAX Theaters


May 29:

Box Office Prophets: Hollywood Psych


May 27:

Roger Ebert's Journal: That's not the IMAX I grew up with


May 26:

Minnesota Public Radio: The Digital IMAX Backlash


May 23:

Los Angeles Daily News: Big Screen Debate Over IMAX Presentations


May 22:

CrunchGear: Not all IMAX screens are created equal


FlickFilosopher.com: beware phony IMAX screens


Los Angeles Times: Should Imax tell moviegoers the size of its screens?


SlashFilm: IMAX Claims 98% Of Moviegoers Don’t Notice The Difference… Yeah, Right!


Variety: Imax responds to screen size critics


May 21:

Wired.com: IMAX CEO: Screen Size Isn't Everything

May 20:

Living in Cinema: Imax: Proudly robbing you since 2003!


New York Magazine: Imax Has Been Cheating Moviegoers for Years, Says Imax


Seattle Times: Size doesn't matter, says IMAX. Really?


SlashFilm.com: How Can IMAX Save Their Name Brand?


May 19:

Hollywood Reporter: Imax: Screen size not important


May 17:

Bayflicks: The Digital and Deflated Imax Experience


May 16:

Engadget: f you saw Star Trek or The Dark Knight on IMAX Digital, did you get your money's worth?


GoodComics.com: Saturday on the (Rebooted) Final Frontier


May 15:

BigScreen Journal: Is Your IMAX Theater Giving You the MAXimum Experience?


Paste Magazine: Aziz Ansari Launches Rant Against IMAX, CEO Nonchalantly Responds


May 13:

Den of Geek: The incredible shrinking IMAX screen


FilmDrunk.com: IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond Responds to Aziz Ansari, Ansari Challenges Him to Debate


HoboTrashcan: Murphy’s Law - Sorry Gelfond, size does matter


Hollywood Reporter: Imax seeks to repair blog complaint damage


IGN: Aziz Ansari On Parks and Recreation... and IMAX


Los Angeles Times: The new Imax experience: Is it a big screen or a big scam?


MTV Movies Blog: IMAX CEO Responds To Aziz Ansari’s Complaints


Reelviews Movie Reviews: The Great IMAX Scam


Reuters: 'Star Trek' breaks Imax record as purists grumble


Techdirt: AMC And IMAX Engaging In Deception? Calling Non-IMAX Films IMAX (And Charging More)



May 12:

Ansari's original blog


CinemaBlend.com: Aziz Ansari Takes On Goliath Screens Known As IMAX


Cinematical: Is IMAX Digital Ripping You Off with Smaller Screens?


Consumerist: Size Matters: Does Your Local Cinema Have IMAX or Just IMAX Lite?


Deadline Hollywood Daily: Is “IMAX Digital” Scamming Moviegoers?


JoBlo.com: An Imax ripoff?


Liemax.com, an interactive map identifying "real" and "fake" IMAX theaters [Site dead as of 5/7/14.]


Living in Cinema: Imax? Isux


Ansari's reply to Gelfond


Movieline.com: Aziz Ansari Blows Lid Off the Great IMAX Swindle


MTV Movies Blog: Aziz Ansari Has Something To Tell You About IMAX


New York Magazine: Aziz Ansari Uncovers Massive IMAX Fraud


New York Magazine: Imax CEO Responds to Azizgate


SlashFilm: Why You Probably Shouldn’t Waste $5 More For Digital IMAX



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