Shackleton's Antartic Adventure (2001) Reviews
Description:In 1914, Antarctica-bound Ernest Shackleton set sail aboard the Endurance with a 27-man crew, intent on becoming the first man to cross the frozen continent on foot, through the South Pole. Today the world is wired, space stations orbit the earth, satellites ... more
Shackleton's Antartic Adventure (2001) ... land on asteroids and edge-of-the-world explorers are never more than a phone call away. Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure seeks to transport us to an earlier time, when a brave wave farewell from the bow of a boat was the adventurer's last contact with the known world.
Newest Review: ... to achieve stunning photographs of the Antarctica and the ship Endurance. Hurley?s technical expertise, passion for ... more
Customer Shackleton's Antartic Adventure (2001) Reviews (1)
by - written on 09/01/02, updated on 09/01/02 (Very useful, 237 readings)
My first ever visit to the IMAX cinema was in November to see ?Shackleton?s Antarctic Adventure". It was a mandatory part of my Media Course, and I would have to write an essay on the original expedition photographer Frank Hurley. Not really knowing anything about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance, I was completely open to anything! So the IMAX theatre - wow is all I can say! The screen gives you almost peripheral vision; the screen is something like 5 double decker buses high! Before the feature started the audience were given a great demonstration on how the unique IMAX experience worked, was also warned that if we felt sick at any ... Read the complete review