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    Planet Earth II



    What a beauty so far

    Planet Earth II, if you've not watched yet, is onto it's 3rd episode, and it's stunning

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    The first episode was pretty good. The second was incredible.

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    I keep saying to my wife: This is the one to get on UHD blu-ray when it comes out. It's pretty stunning in 1080, can't imagine what it would be like with HDR...

    Every episode has a stand-out sequence, whether it's Marine Iguana vs snakes (ep1) or Kung-Fu eagles (ep2) or Jaguar vs Cayman (ep3), but it's all truly wonderful.

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    makes me smile every time I see it

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Probably one of the best programs ever made. Probably the best documentary series ever made. The dedication required to get some of the shots is insane but evidently its worth it.

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Giraffe vs Lion was the stand-out last night...

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Haven't had chance to start this yet, you guys have got me hyped though, gonna have to binge over Xmas. =)

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    The episode with eagles in the mountains was really something. Think they said it was over 100 hour stakeout??

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    Cracking series, and to think I've not even watched the first one! I know what I'm doing over Christmas...
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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Was it on last night, or is that the season over? SPOTY was on BBC1, so did it get shifted to BBC2?

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    And good news!

    http://www.techradar.com/news/bbc-co...s-on-the-cards

    Hopefully it'll be available early in the New Year. Seems daft that it was filmed in 4k, but you have to wait for the UHD blu-ray, but there you go...

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    The picture quality in HD looks amazing, I'm also watching Blue Planet on BBC2 HD and that does not look anywhere near as crisp, it might be upscaled.

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    My UHD disc is on its way. I think this might be the reference disc which justifies a 4k telly/UHD player.

    Review here: http://www.whathifi.com/features/pla...blu-ray-review

    Got it from zoom.co.uk for £27.99

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    David Attenboroough makes the series special. Guy's such a pleasure to listen to, it's soothing. Too bad he doesn't do audio books much.

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Do you mind me asking which UHD bluray player you use? I'm looking to invest in a 4K TV now due to Planet Earth 2. I was looking at the Xbox One S but I've seen reports online where it's not very good at playing certain discs...

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    Re: Planet Earth II

    Finally got round to watching it this weekend - it's absolutely magnificent. If I didn't already have a UHD blu-ray, this would be worth it just to see the extra colours and depth.

    abs_rio - I've got the Samsung UBD-K8500. It's apparently not the best, but it does the job. Got it half price with a new telly, which at the time was £175, and you can't get any uhd blu-ray players for that price. I have heard about the XBox One S having problems with the PE2 discs in particular. Over on AV Forums, someone who complained to Microsoft was told the disc was encoded incorrectly (!) even though the user had the Panny u700, and it played fine in that...

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