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Is there a law that says we can't have some virtuosity with our virtuousness?
Yes, it's a classy affair, but the 40-minute doc's at-times-nerve-wracking power comes from the subjects who put a furry face on the ongoing and daunting issue of climate change.
A children's choir sings and a graphic of the movie title explodes into ice shards to heighten the dramatic impact. Corny? You bet...
Yes, there's some spectacular footage. But there's also an awful lot of filler for a 40-minute movie...
Good on you, polar bears, and kudos to the cinematic expertise that captures them, especially underwater.
That suspenseful sequence is balanced by a fair share of aww moments from playful to plaintive, offering lessons in eco-consciousness.
[It's] certainly a serious issue, and one that deserves our undivided attention. It's weird, then, that To The Arctic 3D can't really focus on the topic at hand.
Educational documentary explores life in the frozen wild.
I didn't feel like I learned anything new, and for a documentary that sells itself on doing just that the letdown I felt sadly wasn't much of a surprise.
Makes a most compelling and persuasive argument for preserving the rapidly diminishing Arctic ice.
To The Arctic overcomes its otherwise simplistic storytelling arc to succeed as a touching, thought-provoking and awe-inspiring triumph.
The movie educates without shouting by showing a very large ecological problem through the activities of one small family.
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