Inside Planet Earth
Inside Planet Earth (2008)

Inside Planet Earth takes viewers on a journey straight through the ground we stand on and down to the center (literally) of our world. This engaging documentary explores the properties of the Earth's many sub-surface layers.

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: August 25, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out

Whether it's a crisp aerial shot of a wolf taking down a caribou, night footage of lions tackling an elephant, there isn't a moment that doesn't fill one with awe.

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Urban Cinefile

We are taken on an unforgettable year-long trip in which we are amazed, amused, surprised and often overwhelmed.

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Andrew Pulver

A feature-film condensation of last year's blockbusting BBC nature series Planet Earth - but, in a somewhat spineless move, it has been shorn of David Attenborough's breathy tones and given instead those of Patrick Stewart.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Like Arctic Tale, this is a great looking and interesting view of nature. Also like that other 2007 film, Earth falls short of being truly memorable.

Boyd van Hoeij

Mix the grave but clear message of An Inconvenient Truth with the alternatively raw and cute look at wildlife of La marche de l'empereur (March of the Penguins) and you will get Earth, a bona fide documentary hit.

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Billy Mowbray

If Aunty Beeb could stick to productions of this quality, she wouldn't be in such a mess. Earth's script may grate with anyone over 12, but you can't help but be impressed by what you see.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

For those who don't have the time to watch all 11 episodes of the BBC series, Earth is a nice alternative.

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Daily Mirror (UK)

Shot over 4,500 days in 200 spots around the world, the film dazzles with the wonders of our planet.

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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

Highlights include the joyful footage of a polar bear tobogganing in the snow; baboons cautiously tiptoeing through floodwater, their hairy arms flailing for balance; and magnificent humpbacked whales gorging themselves on krill.

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