'Taken 2' Will be Shown with Dolby Atmos in 12 US Theaters

Posted Thu Oct 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

We've got the list for those that want to check out the latest sound innovation from Dolby.

Dolby Atmos is a new tech that allows for sound to be presented in – for lack of a better term – 3D. Our own Josh Zyber explains the tech in detail, but the basic thrust is that Dolby Atmos allows mixers to send audio overhead, pan it left to right or front to back without deadspots, and even pinpoint where they want sounds to take place. It's incredibly impressive.

If you want to check out Atmos for yourself, you can hit up one of the 12 theaters its being used in for 'Taken 2,' the latest from Liam Neeson and Olivier Megaton. The full list is below.

Canada

Cineplex® SilverCity Yonge-Eglinton Cinemas (Toronto, ON)

China

Shanghai Film Art Center (Shanghai)

Lumière Pavilions Chengdu Raffles City Cinema (Chengdu)

United States

AMC Aventura 24 (Aventura, FL)

AMC Barrywoods 24 (Kansas City, MO)

AMC Downtown Disney 24 (Lake Buena Vista, FL)

AMC Empire 25 (New York, NY)

AMC Metreon 16 (San Francisco, CA)

AMC Ontario Mills 30 (Ontario, CA)

ArcLight Sherman Oaks (Sherman Oaks, CA)

Brenden Theatres at the Palms (Las Vegas, NV)

Cinemark Century at Pacific Commons (Fremont, CA)

Cinemark West Plano and XD (Plano, TX)

Cinetopia Vancouver Mall 23 (Vancouver, WA)

ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Collection (Chicago, IL)

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Tags: Liam Neeson, Dolby Atmos, Taken 2 (all tags)