Documentary review: Experience life’s extraordinary journeys with Our Planet II (narrated by David Attenborough)

(courtesy IMP Awards) Back in a far more innocent time, watching nature documentaries was simply a matter of sitting back and letting the splendour of the natural world wash over you. Not a mention was made, and honestly maybe it should have been, of the fact that humanity was trashing Continue Reading

New dinosaurs. New habitats. New season. Thoughts on Prehistoric Planet S2

(courtesy IMP awards) Dinosaurs, and indeed any kind of prehistoric life, have long held a fascination for many people including this reviewer who, like many kids his age, loved playing ancient animal games with toys of T-rex, Stegosaurus and Triceratops. Reading about the latest discoveries and absorbing how weirdly wonderful Continue Reading

Well hello Admiral Ackbar! Find out where some of Star Wars most fantastical creatures are born #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay

SNAPSHOTDo you know where Star Wars most Fantastical creatures are born? Well a lot of its weirdest and most wonderful characters come to life in a South London workshop and Gustav Hogan is the man behind them…Gustav’s been making monsters for three decades and he’s taking a look back at his creations. Continue Reading

They went tiny and now they’re going larger – say hello to Big Beasts …

SNAPSHOTTravel from freezing poles to tropical rainforests to meet nature’s most captivating giants, who prove being big comes with enormous challenges. Narrated by Tom Hiddleston, the 10-episode series, premiering across five weeks, features the gray whale, the elephant seal, the giant otter, the gorilla, the hippo, the brown bear, the Continue Reading

66 million years ago is closer than you think: Prehistoric Planet season 2 trailer’s epic new past worlds

SNAPSHOTPrehistoric Planet, from executive producers Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton, and narrated by Sir David Attenborough, combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology learnings and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of ancient Earth for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. The series is produced by the world-renowned team Continue Reading

If you think you know nature, think again – get ready to be surprised in Super/Natural

SNAPSHOTDiscover the secret powers and super senses of the world’s most extraordinary animals with National Geographic, James Cameron and Benedict Cumberbatch. (synopsis courtesy official Disney Plus Twitter) Nature is pretty damn amazing. That’s obvious every time you step out the door and feel the wind on your face, the sun Continue Reading

Pulling back the documentary curtain: On location with Prehistoric Planet

SNAPSHOTReal landscapes. Remarkable creatures. An extraordinary team. Watch how the creators of Prehistoric Planet brought this one-of-a-kind documentary to life. (courtesy official Apple TV YouTube Channel) There ae those among us who love to see the curtain pulled back on shows or movies they watch, and those who manifestly do Continue Reading