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Imax: To the Arctic DVD + Blu-ray Review

March 31, 2013

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Imax: To the Arctic DVD + Blu-ray Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Mar 31, 2013
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Imax: To the Arctic takes viewers on a breathtaking journey through the coldest place on earth and follows some of its most fascinating inhabitants - polar bears that is! Find out more in the Imax: To the Arctic DVD + Blu-ray Review!

A polar bear mother and her cubA polar bear mother and her cubCourtesy of Warner Bros
 

Imax: To the Arctic 

Narrated by Academy Award-Winner Meryl Streep, Imax: To the Arctic takes viewers on a journey to the heart of one of the harshest landscapes on earth as you follow the real-life story of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month-old cubs as they fight for survival and trek through the arctic wilderness, including melting ice, gigantic glaciers, breathtaking waterfalls and majestic snow-bound peaks. 

Walruses in the ArcticWalruses in the ArcticCourtesy of Warner Bros
 

Special Features

Imax: To the Arctic comes as a two disc DVD and Blu-ray set as well as offering a bonus 3D version (which you may need some equipment at home to set up, like 3D compatible glasses and a Blu-ray 3D Player/PS3 system). It also includes some special features to help audiences at home dive even further into the icy aventure. Take a look at the featurettes included below:

  • A Polar Bear Family 
  • To the Arctic with Meryl Streep 
  • The Challenge of Filming in the Arctic 
  • Life Under Water 
  • Pristine 
  • Welcome to the Arctic

Imax: To the Artic is available on DVD Blu-ray now!Imax: To the Artic is available on DVD Blu-ray now!Courtesy of Warner Bros
 

The Bottom Line

this film may be set in the cold, but it's guaranteed to make your heart melt. It's hard not to feel emotional when you watch these fantastic creatures struggle and survive in their daily lives in a part of the world many of us may never see. If you were a fan of Disney's Chimpanzee (another nature documentary following the life of a young chimpanzee) than this film will be right up your alley. The amazing scenery is made all the more real when you watch it on Blu-Ray. The only major drawback is that at just 40 minutes it's a short documentary, but luckily the DVD and Blu-ray include lots of extras to extend the adventure.

Imax: To the Arctic DVD + Blu-ray Rating:4

Check out the trailer below!                                                                                                                       

 

Have Your Say

Have you seen Imax: To the Arctic? Let us know in the comments section below.