Movies have come a long way since the primitive wide screen thrills of Cinerama. At TORONTO’s Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond Street West, Barco Escape panoramic multi-screen cinemas are up and running.
In a nutshell, three screens allow simultaneous angles of one action event, or three different but related shots. Barco Escape is somethng new, and directors and cinematographers are learning how to effectively use it. Stay tuned.
This fall Canada’s first commercial-film 4DX theatre will open in TORONTO at Yonge & Dundas Square Cinemas. Until now 4DX has been used only in theme parks, but soon it will be transferred to a regular downtown cinema. 4DX will feature specially-designed motion chairs and environmental effects like wind, mist, bubbles, snow and scent. That’s an experience television can’t provide.