This IMAX extravaganza takes us places we rarely get to go -- except maybe on the Nature channel -- exploring issues of biodiversity and species continuity and the emotional lives of animals through the world's largest land mammals, elephants.
Writer-director Michael Caulfield tells the story from the point of view of an ancient elephant who, born around 1940, his team dubs "Old Bull." Old Bull's "narration," calculated to appeal to the kids who'll inevitably see this film at natural history museums and zoos across the country, is read
by actor Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
) and definitely errs on the pompous side. But that said, the African eleph...