SONY has released "ALIEN PLANET" , originally televised on the Discovery
Channel. This captivating show explores the possibility of life on another
planet and what it might look like. Stephen Hawking and numerous scientists
offer their insight and theories about what life might exist on Darwin IV, a
planet "Created" for this special, 6.5 light years from earth. Utilizing
computer animation and incredible effects, a startling and vivid world is
created and certain to capture the viewer's attention throughout its rapid
running time(only 94 minutes).
SONY has preserved the show's original 1.78:1 aspect ratio, but it's
16:9 enhancement. While colors are solid, it's a disappointment to find
that the detail is marginalized due to a lack of enhancement.
SONY has provided a DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 mix which offers some creative
separation effects. Dialogue is always intelligible and free from