Walking with Dinosaurs (1999– )

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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

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Using the latest technology the amazing lost world of the Cretaceous, Triassic and Jurassic periods of Earth's history, when the dinosaurs reigned supreme, is brought stunningly back to life. The series provides insights into how these mammoth creatures appeared, how they survived for millions of years and probes the mysteries of their sudden disappearance leaving only a fossil record to show they had ever existed! Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Kenneth Branagh also provided narration for the follow-up series Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001) and Walking with Monsters (2005). See more »

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A recurring animation error throughout all of the episodes is how the body parts and muscles of the CG animals clip through each other while moving. Wrinkles and skin patterns appear and disappear, and sometimes strange bulges stick out of the animals, seemingly moving independently from the surrounding flesh. This kind of error is perhaps the most noticeable on the shoulder region of the Diplodocus, as the shoulder muscles and the upper part of their front legs "merge" and separate repeatedly at each step. See more »

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Brilliantly produced documentary
4 October 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This BBC produced series (6 Hrs worth) won many emmy awards and is an absolute must for any dinosaur aficionado. The series is approached as if it were a modern day nature film. The dinosaur effects put most movies to shame. I cannot recommend it enough.


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