An Hour Of IMAX In Dark Knight Rises?

Bring it on!

As an aside in a (very interesting) article on the increasing importance of IMAX screens to big summer movies, the Wall Street Journal mentions that The Dark Knight Rises will contain "more than one hour's worth" of full IMAX footage. You may now collectively lose your mind with excitement.

As you'll remember, The Dark Knight used full IMAX for its action scenes, like the opening bank heist and the spectacular truck flip. If the IMAX here is focused on the action scenes as well, does that mean that there will be half as much action again? Quite possibly - hence this being quite a salivary snippet of news.

The Dark Knight Rises is out, of course, on July 20. As if you don't have it circled on your calendar already.