Good news movie buffs! Your cinematic experience is about to get a whole lot wilder thanks to ScreenX.
Yesterday (Wednesday, 12th December), Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) revealed that the company has partner up with South Korea’s CJ 4DPLEX to bring ScreenX, a panoramic, 270-degree screen theatre to GSC 1 Utama in early 2019.
ScreenX will elevate your movie screening experience by expanding the front-facing screen to the side walls (left and right).Thus, providing movie-goers with a richer and more immersive experience while enjoying a film.
As per Tech Advisor UK, you won’t need to turn to the side walls to watch what’s going on. The side walls are essentially just extra footage to extend the scene. The main screen will still play the movie as usual. It’s just that now content creators and movie studios can utilise ScreenX’s unique camera rig to show off the surroundings a little more.
Keeping that (the technology) in mind, not every type of movie can be screened through ScreenX though. It’ll probably mostly be blockbusters (your usual superhero and action pack films) and horror flicks.
Some of the Asian and Western movies that have already been screened via ScreenX overseas include “Ant-Man and The Wasp”, “Black Panther”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”, “The Nun”, “Train To Busan”, and many more.
Here’s a taste of what it looks like:
There are also plans to add 2 more ScreenX in GSC later in 2020.