A fascinating, up-close look at three separate penguin colonies’ struggle to survive that uses life-sized “spycameras” to get right into the birds’ inner circle.
Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge is a beautifully filmed and gripping nature documentary mini-series from PBS that rivals the best from the BBC.
The red planet awaits, and with Curiosity, NASA has sent their most sophisticated rover yet to explore it. Ultimate Mars Challenge takes a look at the program, from beginning to the final innovative landing, to design the Curiosity rover. It’s a must for space fans.
The History Channel’s The Men Who Built America is another historical mini-series from the cable network that fails to live up to its ambitious title.
The History Channel’s documentary mini-series Mankind: The Story of All of Us doesn’t live uo to its name, instead offering no more than a Eurocentric, popcorn history of the world with glaring omissions and major flaws in reasoning.
History Channel collects three of their most compelling 3D history documentaries into one gift-able package for the holiday season with History in 3D.
The History Channel’s The Universe in 3D offers three episodes in 3D allowing fans of the series to immerse themselves in the wonder of space even further.
Ken Burns paints a folksy and intimate portrait of one of the worst environmental and human disasters in American history with his latest documentary film, The Dust Bowl.
Rescue is superb eye candy, as is typical with IMAX exhibition films, but, also typically, it lacks some depth as an outright documentary.
Ken Burns’ flawed, but interesting, documentary mini-series on World War II hits Blu-ray in a solid six-disc set from PBS and Paramount.