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To the Arctic 3D

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

April 20, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

G

Director :

Greg MacGillivray

Starring :

Meryl Streep

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 4

“..with photography that vivid, you don't need to be told to be awed, or delighted, or saddened, or inspired to act..”
by Janice Page [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..visually stunning and narratively stunted..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
1.5 of 4

“..there's some spectacular footage..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : C+

“..the sight is also awesome because IMAX movies are scaled for awe..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..the blissful shots of them at play feel natural and unmanipulated..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..the beautiful, breathtaking and very moving..”
by Scott Mantz [Access Hollywood]
3.5 of 5

“..Meryl Streep narrates and Sir Paul McCartney wrote the songs, which are a lovely mix of lullabies and ballads for a small (getting smaller) planet and its creatures..”
by Lisa Kennedy [Denver Post]
3 of 5

“..good on you, polar bears, and kudos to the cinematic expertise that captures them, especially underwater..”
by David DeWitt [New York Times]
“..compared with the pizzazz of abundant deep-sea exotica that MacGillivray and Ohlund explored in such films as Coral Reef Adventure, the Arctic has a spare, stark beauty..”
by Sheri Linden [Hollywood Reporter]
“..as always, somewhat overwhelming -- just the thing to help put across the astonishing grandeur of the arctic region..”
by Liz Braun [Jam! Movies]
“..arguably a good lesson for kids about preserving our environment, To the Arctic is definitely a threat to our equally endangered good taste..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
2 of 4

“..a children's choir sings and a graphic of the movie title explodes into ice shards to heighten the dramatic impact..”
by Jennie Punter [Globe and Mail]

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