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The Universe: Our Solar System
The Universe Our Solar System
Director: History
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2009     4hr 0min

Employing cutting-edge computer-generated imagery to bring distant planets and faraway stars up close, history and science collide in this ambitious investigation of the Universe. — THE UNIVERSE: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM takes view...  more »


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Director: History
Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Science & Technology, Space Exploration
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 05/26/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 4hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Not the Whole Solar System
Patrick J. Murpphy | Fayetteville, NC | 07/25/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"While certainly a great 2 disk video set, it it misnamed. The series is extremely detailed and looks great. The disks cover Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, the Sun, Mars, and Jupiter. It does not cover the outer gas giant planets; nor mention them. Many moons of the large gas giants are fascinating; the ones around Jupiter get short shrifted. I don't enjoy commentaries that over over dramatized either; this set has a bit of that. I want the facts, not dramatization. I know the sun will self destruct eventually, for instance; no need to be dramatic. The great plus to the set is the CGI is up to date and done well. Great teaching tool for the planets mentioned. The detail on the Moon was very good!"
The series MEANT for Blu-ray!
Dee J. | 07/27/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"We already have a number of "The Universe" titles in our DVD library, but we just received a new Blu-ray player as a gift and I can't wait to get this new "Universe" Blu-ray release and see how much better it looks!"