IMAX film has an eye for the ‘Tiger’

By Jae-Ha Kim Chicago Sun-Times August 15, 2003 Ghandi once said, “A society can be judged by the way it treats its animals.” But what if the animal is a danger to society–then how is it to be treated? In “India: Kingdom of the Tiger”–the latest IMAX film to hit Navy Pier–filmmaker Bruce Neibaur explores […]

“Mysteries of Egypt” explores the wonders of Egypt’s ancient history

“No land on Earth possesses more wonder than Egypt,” narrator Omar Sharif notes in “Mysteries of Egypt,” the latest Omnimax film to play at the Museum of Science and Industry. And the film certainly plays up some of those wonders: the ancient Pyramids, King Tutankhamen’s sacred tomb and the glorious, winding stretch of the Nile. But what the movie lacks is the excitement and splendor of previous Omnimax films such as the superb “Everest.”