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The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience

bigImage Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis reunite for THE POLAR EXPRESS, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. The film has a day-and-date release at 35-mm and IMAX flat-, dome-, and 3D theaters. THE POLAR EXPRESS marks Warner Brothers' third simultaneous 35-mm and IMAX release after THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS and HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN.

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Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures. Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Director: Robert Zemeckis. Producers: Robert Zemeckis, Steve Bing, Gary Goetzman, Steve Starkey, William Teitler. Executive Producers: Tom Hanks, Jack Rapke, Chris Van Allsburg. Screenplay: Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. Score: Alan Silverstri. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Cast: Tom Hanks, Josh Hutcherson, Michael Jeter.

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BMZ Reviews:

Enchanting By Ross Anthony

The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience By Paula Tagle

Outside Reviews:

"Do You Hear Sleigh Bells? Nah, Just Tom Hanks and Some Train" By Manohla Dargis, The New York Times (registration required)

"The Polar Express" By Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"The Polar Express" By Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter

"The Polar Express" By Sean O'Connell, FilmCritic.com

"Strangers on a Train: Wobbly Cartoon Spectacle Lacks Human Element" By Ed Park, The Village Voice

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right now it is december 19th, 2009. All these comments dont have dates on them. does anyone know if they're showing the polar express 3D anywhere around the Philadelphia area. we are willing to drive to new york and new jersey to a theatre thats playing. i actually just found out that the polar express came out in 3D. which is really depressing because i cant believe this movie has been out since 2004 because it feels like yesterday it came out and i was with my family at the theatre watching it. my little brother is obsessed with this movie and hes 6. its hard to believe that he watches this movie all year round and hes been doing it since he was 1. since the movie came out 5 years ago. wow. this is soo crazy. thanks if anyone can answer my question about the 3D version in theatres this christmas of 2009. oh. and also, if anyone knows if theyre doing a polar express reanactment. i know last year around the philadelphia area i heard they did a show. i believe it was in trenton. and apparently there was a train that parents would buy for their kids and go on it and the waiters performed the HOT CHOCOLATE scene and gave out hot chocolate to kids on a train ride. does anyone know if this is still going on. remember, it is december 19th 2009 today that im writing this. i know im a little late but i had no idea all of these activities went on for the polar express movie and its our favorite movie of all time. ... Read More >>

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