6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Season 1 was fair, I gave it 3 stars, particularly for the last episode. I expected a lot more from season 2. The bottom line is that:
1) Very redundant with season 1
2) Very redundant by itself
3) Still for teenagers
4) Why so many hollywood-type researchers? I guess to impress teenagers...
5) Overdramatization: what is the need to keep saying how deadly is the universe, how stars are killers just waiting to explode? And so on... ah to impress teenagers...
6) Is there anything else but gun and violence to compare the universe with? Ah right...teenagers again...
7) Aggravating computerized music that doesn't do justice to the beauty of the universe
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
It took us a lot of patience to go through all the episodes, but the last one "Beyond the Big Bang" was fabulous. The main problem with the rest of the series is the narrative, which targets american school kids who don't know, apparently, much more than cars and guns. It never stops to compare the "violence" of the universe and the stars with bombs and car crashes, using other even more stupid comparisons in an attempt to interest kids. Everything, everywhere is a dangerous place. Even more dangerous than New Orleans or Fort Worth? Perhaps not! But every scientist has to say how crushed we would be trying to stand on Uranus ou Neptune. It is somehow repetitive with the most superficial,… Read more