Cineplex Galaxy LP

Cineplex Galaxy LP

September 20, 2005 07:30 ET

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D to Open at Cineplex Galaxy IMAX locations across Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 20, 2005) - Cineplex Galaxy (TSX:CGX.UN), with the magic of IMAX® 3D, takes one giant step for audiences this Friday, September 23, 2005 at seven Cineplex Galaxy IMAX theatres across Canada. Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D, features previously unreleased NASA footage following 12 extraordinary astronauts as they experience walking on the moon.

"We are delighted to present this unforgettable experience in IMAX® 3D," says Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Galaxy. "Cineplex Galaxy is a leading North American exhibitor, and we are committed to presenting our guests with state-of-the-art and entertaining features. Magnificent Desolation offers our guests an experience that is literally, out of this world."

Audiences can experience the sights, sounds, and thoughts of the astronauts through actual voice transmissions from the Apollo astronauts; Tom Hanks' narration; and a star-studded cast of celebrity voices, including Matt Damon, Paul Newman, John Travolta and Donnie Wahlberg. Visually, the film includes computer graphic images and live-action renditions of the lunar landscape combined with IMAX® 3D technology and digital surround sound to provide a completely immersive cinematic experience.

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D, can be seen at the following Cineplex Galaxy IMAX theatre locations beginning Friday, September 23, 2005:

Alberta, exclusively at:
Calgary: IMAX Theatre, Paramount Chinook
Edmonton: IMAX Theatre, SilverCity West Edmonton Mall
British Columbia:
Langley: IMAX Theatre, Colossus Langley
Richmond: IMAX Theatre, SilverCity Riverport
Ontario, exclusively at:
Mississauga: IMAX Theatre, Coliseum Mississauga
Toronto: IMAX Theatre, Paramount Toronto
Woodbridge: IMAX Theatre, Colossus Woodbridge

About IMAX Corporation

Founded in 1967, IMAX Corporation is the newest distribution platform for Hollywood content and one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies. IMAX delivers the world's best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX® 3D, and IMAX DMR® technology. IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) makes it possible for virtually any 35mm film to be transformed into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience®. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences. As of June 30, 2005, there were 259 IMAX theatres operating in more than 36 countries.
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR® IMAX MPX® and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information on the Company can be found at

About Cineplex Galaxy LP

Cineplex Galaxy LP owns, operates or has an interest in 132 theatres with 1,278 screens (after giving effect to the 34 theatres and 282 screens to be divested pursuant to a consent agreement with the Canadian Commissioner of Competition) and is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company operates theatres with the following five top-tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Coliseum, Colossus, Galaxy and Silver City. Proudly Canadian, Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 50.5% of Cineplex Galaxy LP, is a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (symbol CGX.UN). More information can be found at or at

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