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IMAX :-(

Postby ApolloXI » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:01 pm

A right of passage for Space Camp ended this weekend. The IMAX played its last shows over the weekend, it is being replaced by a planetarium. I am sad to see it go, I have many memories of sitting in the curved room watching Space and Aviation related movies. I also have memories working their while I worked at Space Camp, I had seen Kung Fu Panda probably ten times on Space Camp counselor assistance to IMAX.
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Re: IMAX :-(

Postby p51 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:29 pm

Dang, I didn't know they were replacing it. I thought they were remodeling it.
Wow, that stinks, as it was always a neat thing to go to SC and watch a space movie, sometimes with Hoot Gibson or Bob Springer in the audience with us!
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Re: IMAX :-(

Postby majtom7 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:10 pm

I suppose it only makes sense as most new IMAX movies are made for flat screens instead of the dome yet the dome is SO MUCH BETTER when the movie is made for it!!!
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Re: IMAX :-(

Postby Hotdog » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:28 pm

I went by and paid my last respects on Friday. Lots of memories in that theater! :cry:

I snapped these images for posterity on the way out:

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Re: IMAX :-(

Postby SpaceCanada » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:43 pm

Oh, some of my fondest camp memories and silly inside jokes happened in that theatre. OREOs and IMAX will make me giggle for years to come.

As it will be sad to see IMAX depart (bye bye Canadian technology), I think a planetarium will be a great addition, as I always wondered why there wasn't one in such a large space centre. New planetariums can be impressive.

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