Byline: Jeff Pfeiffer Zap2it By Jeff Pfeiffer Zap2it
Discovery Channel's captivating new seven-part series "Frozen Planet" -- narrated by Alec Baldwin and airing Sundays beginning March 18 -- is another coproduction with the BBC, from the same filmmakers who brought us the astounding "Planet Earth" a few years back.
This time, they focus their lenses on Earth's polar regions, perhaps the most extreme environments in the world. And again, those lenses have been incredibly patient -- producers and filmmakers spent 2,356 days in the field, 1 1/2 years at sea, more than six months on the sea ice and 134 hours beneath that ice during the four years it took to put this …
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Publication information: Article title: Extreme Beauty. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: March 16, 2012. Page number: 46. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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