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Which is technically visually of higher quality - 70mm without IMAX or IMAX without 70mm?

In my local movie theater, I have three ways of seeing Christopher Nolan's movie Dunkirk: IMAX without 70mm, 70mm without IMAX, and regular. Obviously the regular option is inferior to the other two, ...
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How are some scenes for movies shot especially for iPhone viewing?

In his recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Rami Malek discusses how certain scenes in No Time to Die (2021) were shot especially for the IMAX version. But he also mentioned that some are also shot ...
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IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
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Do IMAX screens in America play non-IMAX movies?

In India, I am very sure non-IMAX movies are played in IMAX screens. I am not sure whether American IMAX screens plays them. My friend says they "should not" play non-IMAX movies in IMAX screens in ...
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Does IMAX have it's own type of 70mm film?

I was told the IMAX 70mm 15perf film is simply a regular 70mm film turned sideways. Is this true? According to the following image, it does not make any sense as the frame is that much larger than ...
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