David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.
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David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

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Mesmerizing
10 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

The original Planet Earth back in 2006 was an astounding and refreshing series that tore down the limits of documentary making. It was universally lauded as exceptional, and if you haven't seen it then you're missing a genuine treat.

Planet Earth II is everything its predecessor was. And more.

Ultra sharp photography, iris-piercing colour and focus, and on a decent home set up, a superbly immersive experience. It is almost hypnotic the way the gorgeous landscapes and action scenes are interwoven with a sublime soundtrack by Hans Zimmer.

The BBC receives criticism sometimes for the way it spends 'tax payers' money', but surely not for this. Whether you're aged 8 or 80, this is the highest quality television that will bewilder and astound.

Truly wondrous, and David Attenborough is a legend.


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