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|IMAX Cosmic Voyage: The Academy Award nominee Cosmic Voyage combines live action with state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery to pinpoint where humans fit in our ever-expanding universe. Highlighting this journey is a "cosmic zoom" based on the powers of 10, extending from the Earth to the largest observable structures in the universe, and then back to the subnuclear realm -- a guided tour across 42 orders of magnitude! Explore some of the greatest existing scientific theories, some of which have never before been visualized on film, from the birth of the cosmos and solar system to the nature of black holes and exploding supernovas. Cosmic Voyage was filmed in the IMAX format and exhibited in IMAX theaters worldwide. This video version is digitally mastered from original 70MM film elements with the sound components specially mixed and mastered to produce the highest quality Dolby Surround soundtrack.|
IMAX Destiny in Space: Destiny in Space is a tribute to the spirit of our continuing exploration of the solar system. Board a satellite in space to look back upon the shuttle orbiting Earth. Join astronauts to deploy and repair the Hubble Telescope. Travel millions of miles to soar above the remarkable contours of Venus and Mars. Finally, find astonishing proof of new planets, and with them the possibility of other life forming around distant stars. Destiny in Space was filmed in the IMAX format and exhibited in IMAX theaters worldwide. This video version is digitally mastered from original 70MM film elements with the sound components specially mixed and mastered to produce the highest quality Dolby Surround soundtrack.
"[Cosmic] ...one of the better IMAX films that I've viewed...an entertaining and thought-provoking look at our place in the universe. CurrentFilm.com
"[Destiny] The most amazing special effects in any contemporary pic are those in "Destiny in Space," a spectacular IMAX docu... Joe Leydon, Variety
"[Cosmic] Forget Death Stars, Darth Vader and Buzz Lightyear--Cosmic Voyage thrills audiences and delivers science like you've never seen it before. The Washington Post
Editor's NoteCOSMIC VOYAGE: This ambitious exploration into science and space gives the audience views of the cosmos that were never imaginable before. Using computer generated graphics and the latest technological advances in cinematography, this program studies the universe and the role of humans occupy in this world. Originally produced for the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and screened in the IMAX format, this documentary program boasts two of the longest continuous zooms in the history of filmmaking achieved through animation. Also included is a thrilling Big Bang simulation. Morgan Freeman hosts.DESTINY IN SPACE: The Hubble Telescope has given people the world over views of other planets that prior to its invention were only dreamed possible. This amazing film examines the telescope as well as the incredible images it captured. Venus and Mars are gloriously photographed. Also included is stunning footage of the telescope being prepared by astronauts floating alongside it. Leonard Nimoy narrates this fascinating look at space exploration, originally shown in the IMAX format.
|Morgan Freeman - Narrator|
|Leonard Nimoy - Narrator|
|Bayley Silleck - Director|
|Jeffrey Marvin, Bayley Silleck, Nominee, [Cosmic] Best Documentary, Short Subjects|