Frozen Planet (Blu-Ray) (2012)
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|From BBC Earth and Alastair Fothergill, Executive Producer of Planet Earth and The Blue Planet: Seas of Life, Frozen Planet is the epic tale of two disappearing wildernesses. The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements – the weather, the rough ocean and the ice – is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. Many of the most spectacular landscapes, charismatic animals and their behavior have never been recorded before. Filmed with the same breathtaking camera techniques as Planet Earth and Life, Frozen Planet tells the compelling story of animals such as the wandering albatross, the adelie penguin and the polar bear, and paints a portrait that will take your breath away, at a moment when, melting fast, the frozen regions of our planet may soon be changed forever.|
Editor's NoteThe set contains all seven episodes of FROZEN PLANET, the documentary devoted to showcasing both the Arctic and the Antarctic. State-of-the-art camera capture these naturally splendid but harsh locations as they undergo massive changes that very well may impact the climate for the rest of the planet. In addition to the environmental dangers for the globe, the series offers footage of animals as they adjust to these changes conditions, as well as the natural shifts that occur as the seasons change in these extreme climates. Alister Fothergill, the man who oversaw both Planet Earth and THE BLUE PLANET: SEAS OF LIFE, served as executive producer for this project as well.
Frozen Planet - Blu-Ray DVD Review
By: David R Perry Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 4/16/2012 2:03 PM
|Frozen Planet is a seven-part series focusing specifically on the Arctic and Antarctic regions of the Earth. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series begins with an overview of the key landscape highlights and wildlife groups of the regions, and then covers them through the changing of seasons in the course of a year. As is usually the case with these series, I left the experience with a much wider appreciation for a specific topic than when I started the journey. On paper, a seven-part look at the frozen, polar ends of our planet might seem a tad redundant....read the full review|
Frozen Planet - Blu-Ray DVD Review
By: JeromeWetzelTV Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 4/19/2012 10:50 AM
|From the team that created Planet Earth comes a new, seven-part documentary called Frozen Planet. This is the UK Version of the series, narrated by David Attenborough (not Alec Baldwin, as with the version that aired on the Discovery Channel), and captures life at both poles of the Earth, hoping to immortalize these environments on film before climate change destroys them forever. The first episode of Frozen Planet is an introduction, giving an overall glimpse of the environment. This is followed by four parts covering each of the four calendar seasons. Part six looks at mankind's interaction in these distant regions, where few dare to tread. Each looks at the dizzying, often seemingly barren, landscapes, as well as how life can carve a niche anywhere. For most people who will never venture into a climate so extreme, it's a rich glimpse into a completely alien place....read the full review|