DVD REVIEW: FORCES OF NATURE

  In Forces of Nature Professor Brian Cox answers the questions a child is likely to ask you. Why is every snowflake different? Why are honeycombs made up of hexagons? What is motion, etc.? This documentary series takes a leaf out of David Attenborough’s book by combining stunning natural scenes (where the high-definition video alone is…

DVD REVIEW: INDIAN SUMMERS

  The chapter in India’s history when it was subject to colonial rule has been shown on our screens before. It was the theme in The Jewel in the Crown television series and there have been countless films and things about Mahatma Ghandi. Indian Summers is a TV series that covers this well-trodden path. It may not…

DVD REVIEW: LIFE STORY (COMPLETE SEASON)

  Life Story is both real and magical. The six part series narrated by Sir David Attenborough and produced by the Emmy-award winning team that made Life tells one captivating story encompassing birth, survival, life, procreation and death. This is one informative and intense show where amazing insights are offered and the viewer can sit…

DVD REVIEW: JOANNA LUMLEY’S TRANS-SIBERIAN ADVENTURE

  Joanna Lumley’s travel programs are like the TV equivalent of listening to some smooth, easy-listening music. It’s not that she herself takes it easy; it’s just that she delivers her shows with such a graceful and gentle calm. This very British demeanour makes for a very pleasant holiday indeed, sweetie darling. This series is…