Blue Planet II: Miniseries Reviews

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July 10, 2019
Blue Planet II can be your educational documentary served at a gourmet restaurant. It can be your cinematography aspiration. It can be your expedition inspiration. It is definitely one of the best pieces of television made ever.
April 9, 2019
"Planet Earth" again provides a pretty spectacular view from almost every angle.
April 9, 2019
Haunting. Thrilling. Terrifying. Humbling. And, holy shit, gorgeous. All I can say is thank you to the people who spent four years putting this together. Well, that and please, do not miss this program.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.8/10
April 9, 2019
Rather than provide any semblance of a lecture, each vignette sets forth its material in a visceral, engaging manner that delights the eye.
April 9, 2019
Its message, and the methods it employs to deliver it, makes this the most important television on right now.
Full Review | Original Score: A
April 9, 2019
Oceanic in topic, tone, scope, and majesty.
December 19, 2018
Most things on Netflix, even if they're good, are always imperfect. Blue Planet II is close to sublime.
July 3, 2018
Find the highest-definition television you can and some good snacks and settle in. You've got seven whole episodes of jaw-dropping documentary footage to enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 17, 2018
This documentary is majestic in scale and approach, and you will leave the theatre at bit wobbly at the thought of this giant, seething, living, thriving other planet now menacing our shores.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2018
Scenes of tremendous grandeur, thrashing pods of orcas, are switched dizzyingly with Attenborough's other specialty: the vignettes, the micronarratives.
February 23, 2018
It's a dazzling piece of television.
January 30, 2018
Stunning nature documentary is excellent watch-together TV.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 30, 2018
The truly spectacular elements in Blue Planet II can't be described in print with any justice. You just have to watch it unfold and be a little grateful that the BBC spent four years in production on this.
January 30, 2018
Perhaps that is the greatest achievement of Blue Planet II: the way in which everything it presents feels so essential.
January 30, 2018
Even if you are braced for a glorious production, Blue Planet II is likely to take your breath away.
January 22, 2018
The slippery subjects of Blue Planet II are not just something pretty to fill your screen for an evening. The series emphasizes how these creatures' habits, quirks and desires are not so far from our own.
January 22, 2018
... a number of wonders in "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II."
January 22, 2018
Blue Planet II is the kind of show that not only makes you glad you have a TV with widescreen hi-def, it makes you happy to be alive to witness the marvels of nature it presents.
January 19, 2018
There really cannot be enough praise for the dynamic series, which knows how important it is to engage viewers on both an emotional and intellectual level. The results are both riveting and heartbreaking. You will not be the same after watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 17, 2018
A worthy successor to the original, Blue Planet II also brings an urgent environmental warning that the first lacked: It demonstrates that the seas are in trouble and that the world must act.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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