The film Everest debut on September 18, 2015 in America. This 3D disaster adventure and thriller has an all-star cast consisting of Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal. It is directed by Baltasar Kormákuropened at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival on September 2nd. The movie is based on the true events of 10–11 May 1996 Everest disaster. There were two expedition groups led by Scott Fischer and Rob Hall. These two guides made several survival attempts but all-together there were 12 deaths, making it one of the most tragic days on the mountain. However, there was an avalanche in 2014 that killed 16 people and the Nepal earthquake of 2015 that killed 18. The disaster of 1996 brought world-wide attention to the dangers and commercialization of the mountain. Some of the climbers went on to write about these experiences which later influenced… read more →
Straight Outta Compton is a movie based on the true story of famed rappers Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The film was directed by F. Gary Gray and stars Paul Giamatti, Corey Hawkins, and O’Shea Jackson Jr. There are some commotion surrounding the film. In the seven days of filming, a drive-by-shooting occurred toward the crew and cast. Although, they were not hurt, it hit the media. Then on January 29th, there was another incident but as a hit-and-run that left one man dead and another in critical condition. Terry Carter, the co-founder of Heavyweight Records was killed. Cle Sloan suffered from head injuries and a damaged foot. This made the second death on the film. In spite of all of the turmoil, the movie had positive success. The film released on August 14, 2015 and was well received by the critics. It has grossed… read more →
CinemaCon once again took place in Las Vegas from the 19th to the 23rd of April. It is the world’s largest trade show geared towards the theater picture owner. One can find the most recent advances in and products and equipment. There were over five hundred booths and twelve demonstration locations. Located at the Conference Center of the famed Ceesars Palace, CinemaCon is the perfect place to house the movie industry for one week in April. Two leading companies are the partners this year. They are NAC (National Association of Concessonaires) and ICTA (International Cinema Technology Association). Olson Visual was proud to sponsor the event. They placed graphics all over the place including: elevators, floors, walls, escalators, etc. Check out these images of their amazing work.
Check out this amazing video of our installation of the movie Minions. The new movie Minions was released on June 11,2015 and stars Sandra Bullock, Michael Keaton, and Geoffrey Rush. Steve Carell is also in a bit part as the young Gru. It is a spin-off of the Despicable Me films but this film focuses on the Minions themselves and how they have always been service to history’s villains.
Mission Impossible Rogue Nation is the fifth installment in the series of films. Tom Cruise is once again the star who plays Ethan Hunt, an IMF agent. The film is an action-packed ride with excellent stunts including the opening act where Tom Cruises holds onto a plane while it is taking off. There was never a dull minute from start to end so this movie is highly recommended. The film opened July 31, 2015 with both critical and commercial success and $55.5 million at the U.S. box office. Here are some great shots of Olson Visual graphics including the Burbank theatre, where they managed to perfectly wrap the cone-style columns. OV created a fantastic window graphic outside the Irvine cinemas. The company also, made a banner with a nice cut-out, which allowed the graphic to follow the roof architecture at the Universal City Walk Theatres. … read more →
Trainwreck is a new film by the directer, Judd Apataw and stars the writer herself, Amy Schumer. It also includes Tilda Swinton and other cast. The movie is about a commitment-phobe that is successful in her career but not in relationships. She meets a man that is perfect but she might be holding herself back from her fears of commiting to a relationship. The film will release July 18th. Check out these images from numerous installations that we did at Valencia, Burbank, and the Irvine Spectrum.
Harvey Beaks is a Nickelodeon series that started this year. The characters are birds and together, they seek mischief and an adventure in a magical forest. Check out Olson Visuals large and colorful wall graphic.
Olson Visual recently finished Terminator Genisys displays all over the country. Terminator Genisys is the anticipated blockbuster for this year. It is the fifth edition to this series of films starting in the early eighties with Terminator. This new one is directed by Alan Taylor and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger once again. He will reprise the role as the killing machine but as an allie. It will be released very soon on July 1, 2015. It will be show in Real 3D, 3D, and IMAX 3D. This time Skynet plans to send numerous killing machines after Sarah Connor. The humans send a lieutenant Kyle Reese to save her. Only to find out that he has already saved her as a child. This time Skynet has sent more then one machine to kill them. Including the T-100, the original… read more →
Insidious: Chapter 3 is the new prequel to the three part horror trilogy. It is written and directed by Leigh Whannell. The movie has a great cast. Including Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, and Lin Shaye. Some of the roles were reprised from the previous movies. It was released on June 5th of 2015. So far the reviews are saying that the new chapter isn’t quite as scary as the last two. Although, the plot is done well and the acting is good. Olson Visual created this amazing wall graphic for Muvico Theatres in Thousand Oaks.