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The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray

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A&E Home Video | 2009 | Season 5 | 376 min | Not rated | Jan 11, 2011

The Universe: The Complete Season Five (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.78:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (2 BDs)

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The Universe: The Complete Season Five

 (TV) (2009)

The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Travel through the galaxies and explore extraterrestrial phenomenon with this sweeping examination of the universe from The History Channel, which uses state-of-the-art computer technology to take viewers up close to distant planets and stars. Topics include black holes, comets, alien galaxies, star deaths, the moon, the interior of the sun and much more. All 13 episodes from the first season are included, plus the bonus episode "Beyond the Big Bang."

For more about The Universe: The Complete Season Five and the The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray release, see the The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Narrator: Erik Thompson

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The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

As you might expect from a series that is comprised of so much CGI material, The Universe: The Complete Season Five's AVC encoded 1080p image (in 1.78:1) is sparklingly clear, brilliantly sharp and lushly saturated. The CGI elements throughout much of this season are really spectacular, though there are some hamhanded moments (a spaceman floating in space looks like something out of a 1950's B movie, and the depiction of the demise of the dinosaurs isn't much better). Stars erupt, spacecraft zooms through oily black darkness and any number of obscure scientific theories are illustrated with excellent animation, and it all looks amazing for the most part. There's actually less archival footage in this season than in some previous years of The Universe, and that means moments of blown up 16mm or 35mm grainy footage is at a minimum. Contemporary interview segments all look great, with good color, clarity and sharpness.


The Universe: The Complete Season Five Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

The Universe: The Complete Season Five gets a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mix for its soundtrack, and though a surround mix probably would have been quite effective for this effects laden series, what's here is robust, sports excellent fidelity and best of all isn't completely overrun with nonstop LFE. That said, this is a relentlessly busy track, with almost omnipresent sound effects. Whooshes, zings, crashes and smashes all populate each episode and it can get a bit tiring if you watch a bunch of these one after the other. There's really great shuddering lows throughout many episodes of this season, and in fact all of the sound effects are imaginatively handles, providing a wealth of sonic variety. Narration and onscreen interviews are all extremely clear.


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