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Weekend Shopping Guide 7/15/11: Dragon Games

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I would be lying if I said I wasn’t the least bit worried that George Rr. Martin might be unable to keep all of the plates of his sprawling Song Of Ice & Fire series spinning with the arrival of the long-awaited 5th installment, A Dance With Dragons (Bantam, $35.00 Srp). The series has only grown larger and more complicated with each outing, with hundreds of characters in a delicate web.
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IMAX: Tropical Rainforest

In the 1990's, MacGillivray Freeman became the go-to producers of IMAX nature documentaries. Usually running between 30 and 45 minutes, these documentaries were perfect to be screened at museums across the country that had the money to build an IMAX theater. Their best known film was 1998's Everest, but they have 28 other films in their catalog including Tropical Rainforest which is being released this month on Blu-ray for the first time.

Tropical Rainforest is a fairly straight-forward nature documentary. There's a lot of footage of butterflies, the giant treetops, and scientists collecting samples for their research. The narration is done by Geoffrey Holder who is best known as the narrator from Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or as Punjab from 1982's Annie, and his script is mostly made up of observations of the wildlife (“Look at this beautiful butterfly.”) and thoughts on logging (“Look at that human cutting down the tree.
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