Go See RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK This Weekend – It’s Still In IMAX Theaters; Photos Of Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg At Special Screening
Looking to take the family to the cinemas this week? Look no further. Paramount is extending it’s run of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. Seeing at least once in the theaters, and in IMAX no less, is required watching for any fledgling Movie Geek. Director Steven Spielberg ’sand executive producer George Lucas’ film will play in more than 300 digital theaters across the United States and Canada. So what are you waiting for?
RAIDERS was originally released for a one-week run in various IMAX theaters on September 7th. The film received a makeover under the supervison of Spielberg, along with the help of sound designer extraordinaire Ben Burtt (STAR WARS films, STAR TREK, WALL·E, WILLOW). Winner of two Oscars, Burtt is currently working with Spielberg on the upcoming LINCOLN. RAIDERS was restored with careful attention to preserving its original look, sound and feel for the release in theaters and on Blu-ray. Double prizes!
Surprise guest Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and Paramount Chairman and CEO Brad Grey were all part of the INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK special screening and Q&A held September 13th at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. The event was part of a September-long celebration of the newly re-mastered the INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK/INDIANA JONES movie series, coming to Blu-ray for the first time ever on September 18th. All photos: Peter Wintersteller/ABImage.
INDIANA JONES: THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES debuts on Blu-ray September 18, 2012 from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution with seven hours of fascinating bonus material, including a brand new two-part documentary titled “On Set with Raiders of the Lost Ark – From Jungle to Desert and From Adventure to Legend.” Featuring nearly an hour of rarely seen footage from the set of the film and archival interviews with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Harrison Ford, this captivating piece transports fans back to where the legend began.
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