A super survey of the way our varied creatures adapt to life on earth receives the BBC royal camera treatment. Each short story is an account of survival, often with surprising means, and never a dull moment.
This PBS Nova video gives us amazing views of our planet as recorded by the fleet of satellites that continually orbit the earth. Storms and other natural disasters are captured along with the fluctuations in our essential atmosphere that makes life possible.
A well-filmed documentary of one of the world’s natural wonders, Great Barrier Reef will take viewers to a world that most have never seen. This exploration of the marvels of this Australian miracle makes for an enlightening and enjoyable watch.
Frozen Planet takes us to the literal ends of the earth to see the extremes of climate of both poles. A fascinating watch from beginning to end, there are many stories of adaptation and survival that must be seen to be believed.
An early BBC Earth series view of our oceans and their inhabitants, this is a comprehensive visual undertaking that is fascinating. The visual quality reflects mid-90′s technology, not as crisp as today’s best, but still quite watch worthy.
A superlative tour of the “dark continent,” Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown, sheds much light on the lives of those incredible creatures that inhabit this varied and extreme landscape.
A leaner, meaner Dexter returns in the Seventh Season for more bloody and shocking twists on this strong Blu-ray effort from Showtime.
While Anchor Bay’s Blu-ray is solid, SyFy’s Earth’s Final Hours just isn’t worth your time.
Sookie’s (mis)adventures continue in another round of this campy, sexy, blood-drenched season of True Blood, filled with so many unexpected twists it’ll give you a neck ache.
This second season of Friends finds Ross and Rachael’s romance heating up and the cast really settling into their roles.