David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »
Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of ... See full summary »
The song Hoppípolla from the Icelandic band Sigur Rós was used in the Planet Earth campaign in 2006. It was so successful that BBC Creative (the BBC's in house marketing agency) asked them to provide a fresh take on the song for the Planet Earth II trailer. The band tracked down the original stems of the track and re-worked the new version from them. See more »
The professionalism of everyone involved in this glorious production is evident in every frame of what is seen and every second of what is heard. Most Hollywood blockbusters would struggle to compete with the cinematography on show here. Shot after shot seem almost impossible yet impossibly beautiful.
Few things fill a viewer with simple awe but the first episode about islands does it and then some.
The fact that it is all so enjoyable just adds to the experience. David Attenborough's narration is, as usual, superb.
Whatever the cost it was worth it. The BBC has another hit.
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