Movie reviews

Sisiters on the planet

Sisters on the Planet

Friday, 14 November 2008

Women are taking action in an Oxfam documentary on climate change.


Friday, 26 September 2008

If your motivation to stay green is flagging and you've lost sight of why it's important, you should watch this film. Filmed by 40 specialist crews in 200 locations, from the Antarctic to the Kalahari, Earth presents a year in the life of the blue planet and the creatures that call it home.

The White Planet

The White Planet

Monday, 17 September 2007

The focus of this impressive documentary is the abundance and variety of life that exists in the formidable environment of the North Pole, from the iconic - polar bears and seals - to the unexpected - transparent plankton known as Arctic Angels and narwhals, with their spear-like tusks.

Hunt for the supertwister

Hunt for the super twister: nature at its most terrifyingly beautiful

Monday, 29 January 2007

Few Australians appreciate how dangerous the tornado season is on the Great Plains in the United States. Pictures of perfect, whirling tornado funnels reaching down to the ground make most of us think of The Wizard of Oz rather than of real danger.

Gardening Australia: Permaculture and Organic Gardening

Gardening Australia: Permaculture and Organic Gardening

Monday, 29 January 2007

This DVD follows regular Gardening Australia presenter and environment-conscious gardener Josh Byrne, as he transforms a neglected garden on a suburban quarter-acre block in Perth into a lush, but water-wise, permaculture garden.

Planet Earth DVD

Planet Earth: Part 1

Monday, 15 January 2007

Here is nature writ large - very large. In scale and content Planet Earth is in sharp contrast to David Attenborough's last TV series, Life in the Undergrowth. From the opening titles of each episode, the camera soars across deserts and mountains, plunges into waterfalls and through deep cavern systems, its footage culled from 200 locations during five years in the field; all of it accompanied by Attenborough's gentle but impassioned narrative.