BBC does nature filmmaking like no one else quite can. After the phenomenal (but not surprising) success of Planet Earth, the network invested $22 million to produce its follow-up series, Life. The hordes who eagerly awaited the 11-part television event weren't disappointed: it was filled, as expected, with goosebump-inducing wilderness sequences, brilliant use of slow and fast motion to illustrate some of our planet's most captivating phenomena, and ample instances of elegant cinematography.This month, the DVD version was released, with every high-def episode included on four discs. Bonus features include deleted scenes and ten short features about how the crew made its magic. Oh, and if you're not an Oprah fan, you can opt for "music only" mode.
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