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BMZ Review: Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland
By Ann Coates

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Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland
Written by: Ann Coates
Source: Big Movie Zone
Date: March 24, 2015

     

Category: Reviews

From nWave Pictures Distribution comes Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland, a film that explores the popular Giant Screen subject of the unique and isolated world of the Galapagos.  The short 22-minute version of this film briefly follows several of the islands' endemic animals, concisely describing some of their more interesting characteristics.

The film visually suffers from sequences filmed with less than stellar digital cameras, particularly in the landscape beauty shots so characteristic of Giant Screen documentaries.  Ocean and terrestrial vistas appear dull, lacking the crisp detail necessary for the Large Format.  However, when the film moves on to the animals of the Galapagos, these are captured in vibrant and extraordinary detail.

The film additionally offers a nice CGI sequence of how the islands came to be, through volcanic eruption, and eventual erosion, creating the islands as we know them today.  3D is a nice addition but not really necessary to view the film.  It's a delightful little jaunt into the island, and with more species being discovered, probably deserves another trip on the Giant Screen sometime in the future.

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