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Beatlemania is back: Rooftop concert film ‘Get Back’ sells out IMax on Sunday, returns next month

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It’s still 1970.

On Sunday, Beatles Get Back: The Rooftop Concert by Peter Jackson brought back Beatlemania. The shows sold out, grossing $391,000 from 67 IMAX screens, $5,840 per screen. And it was a Sunday exclusive.

It was also on top of the fact that the entire 8-hour “Get Back” documentary has been on Disney Plus and has been for months. Also, the DVD package is released that week.

The response has been so good that IMAX will be doing it again from February 11-13, with some previews on February 9.

The rooftop concert is just 60 minutes long and includes only the concert, which features in its entirety in Peter Jackson’s original docuseries “The Beatles: Get Back”, has been optimized for IMAX screens, digitally remastered in the picture and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with exclusive IMAX DMR® (Digital Remastering) technology. Beatles fans around the world will have a unique opportunity to see and hear their heroes in the unparalleled sight and sound of IMAX.

So what’s left? I was horrified when last night on “60 Minutes” Michael Lindsay Hogg’s original film “Let it Be” was thrown under the bus. This film is still very important. Hopefully we’ll have a DVD release of that soon too.

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Roger Friedman started his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years at Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His film reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes and he is a member of the film and television branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years, including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid-90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn’t). not so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. . He is also screenwriter and co-producer of “Only the Strong Survive”, a selection from the Cannes, Sundance and Telluride festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.