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Episode 1 deals with Spinosaurus, bigger and meaner than the famous T- Rex,
Episode 2 deals with the recent bird like dinosaurs,
Episode 3 deals with the T Rex's
Episodes 4 and 5 deal with the marine reptiles and the four legged giants,
Episode 6 deals with the oddities and the mass extinction of everything that weighed more than 40 kilograms.
This series shows how they piece together the theories and the dates of the discoveries as well as the relative size to humans.
I ordered it from amazon.ca and it played on my blu-ray player, people having issues with this should upgrade their players with software available free online.***
***note - The extras disc was in dvd format so it wouldn't play
Transporting viewers to locations across the globe and back in time through tens of millions of years, ‘Planet Dinosaur 3D' brings to life the most awesome and amazing creatures that ever lived, rendered in visually stunning 3D technology. Most were discovered in the last 10 years and entailed a rewriting of the prehistory books.
Palaeontologists now know that dinosaurs spread to every part of the globe, and evolved in ways so monstrous, horrific and bizarre they make T Rex look very tame indeed. Unlike any dinosaur show before it and shot in stunning 3D CGI this is a completely immersive visual experience studded with curious facts and jaw-dropping action as well as charismatic monsters brought to life on screen. Presenting a brand-new global perspective on the prehistoric era, the series recreates the creatures, their habitats and how they lived, from analysing their bones to watching them fight to the death. Narrated by John Hurt.
Director: Nigel Paterson and Phil Dobree (Creative director)
Producer: Nigel Paterson
Screenplay: Nigel Paterson and Tom Brass
Composer: Ilan Eshkeri
Audio: English: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English SDH
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Video Resolution: 1080p
Running Time: 45 minutes
Number of discs: 1
Region: Region B/2
Studio: 2|Entertain Video
Andrew's Blu-ray Review: We've been fascinated with Dinosaurs for years, especially from ‘Jurassic Park’ to the ‘BBC Walking with Dinosaurs’ TV series.Read more ›
Overall, it provides an excellent amount of information along with some excellent visuals. The technical information is probably aimed at a slightly older audience than WWD, but the visuals should be enough to entertain younger viewers. So I feel confident with a 5 star rating, even though the lack of true HD probably leads me to a 4.5/5. But that's a small enough issue for me to say that if you like dinosaurs (or know some kids who do), this is an excellent video collection to pick up.
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Most up to date info on dinosaurs including some very strange creatures. Would recommend this to anyone interested in Dinosaurs.Published on March 13 2013 by Ken
It's hard to believe that Amazon is still listing this given the reviews that tell us this DOES NOT PLAY in North America. Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2012 by Tyeve
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