DVD-News: Cosmos – A Spacetime Odyssey

I have not written anythingabout the new incarnation of Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson here, because I am technically not allowed to watch it yet from Germany. What I can carefully say is that I have been able to see a couple of episodes and it’s really great, but different than Carl Sagan’s original series from 1980. I was somewhat reluctant to announce the North American home video release coming on June 10th  because Amazon.com had initially listed disappointingly high prices, but at the moment you can get the DVD for $24.99 and the Blu-Ray for $29.99, which is really reasonable for a 4-disc set. The release actually comes just two days after the broadcast of the final episode and according to The Digital Bits, there are some cool extras like a making-of documentary, archive material about Carl Sagan and even an audio commentary on the first episode, so these are definitively worth buying even if you have seen the series previously on television!


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