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Earth

Updated on March 28, 2011

One of the most visualizing documentaries of the year

In Disney's newest documentary, it features some of the most beautiful creatures, that mankind has ever seen.  Narrated by James Earl Jones; Disney Signature films follows the lives of three families consisting of polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales, during their spring migration periods.  While displaying some of nature's other beautiful wild life.  The cinematography for this movie along with the sound track was simply breath taking.  I normally don't factor in sound tracks when judging documentaries, but this films score was so moving and captured the events of the film so perfectly, that I couldn't help but feel moved by it.  The cinematography was top notch as it made the viewer feel like they were right there with the three families.  As the film portrays these families during their migration struggles to survive the harsh environment of predators, dehydration and starvation.  Even showing the vast flight migration and mating ritual of birds, that will make any viewer enthralled by the amazing images "Earth" presents.  Although due to its obvious content, a few of the animals are shown getting killed in this movie.  However, the movie changes scenes immediately as the animals get taken down, so audiences won't see any blood shed during an animal's demise.  Sadly, this documentary isn't as informative about the wild life, as other documentaries in the past.  As it seems like they pretty much shot this film for theatrical purposes only.  However, it's still a pretty decent film for what it is, and certainly entertaining.  "Earth" isn't the best documentary of the year, but it's definitely one of the most visually amazing ones out there.

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      Steven Escareno 6 years ago

      Okay, I'll definitely be sure to hold you to that then. ;) lol.

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      giselenmendez 6 years ago from Berlin, Germany

      Let me know if you liked it once you've seen it :) Honestly, I already know you'll love it ;)

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      Steven Escareno 6 years ago

      No, I don't think I've seen that one. I usually watch a lot of documentaries on National Geographic a lot, but i don't think I can recall ever seeing that one. I'll definitely be sure to check it out sometime. Thanks for the recommendation, and for stopping by to read my hub. :)

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      giselenmendez 6 years ago from Berlin, Germany

      Wonderful pictures! I think they should play this documentary at every school, we need to be aware of what other species are going through in order to survive. Have you seen Planet "Earth"? It's a BBC/Discovery/NHK TV series and "Earth" uses many of the same sequences.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      @denno66, clara ghomes, wolf pack 5, create a page

      thanks for the compliments guys. yeah, this documentary was one of my favorites all year. im glad you guys enjoyed reading about it. you guys should check out oceans next year as that looks like it'll be a great documentary as well.

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      Denno66 7 years ago

      Great pictures and wonderful narrative. Thank you.

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      Clara Ghomes 7 years ago

      amazing documentaries and lovely videos.. Great hub indeed!

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      wolfpack5 7 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Steven, very nice hub

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      create a page 7 years ago from Maryland, USA

      Thanks for sharing. This was very informative.