July 12, 2011
Incredible beautifully filmed visual experience of an almost unbelievable discovery!
Um...stockup, they are documented at 30,000 years, though there is some question that they might be only 25,000 or so. They were discovered nearly 30 years ago, so 3 to 4 years is kind of a hilarious estimate! The Herzogian touches are sometimes quite silly, but the science is there and the images quite valid (check out Lascaux, at a documented 18,000 years, or Cougnac and Pech Merle at over
After three minutes of watching this movie, it was obvious that the drawings could not be 30,000 years old or anywhere near that.(maybe 3 or 4 yrs old). I did a little research and uncovered prominent scientists also questioning the drawings of the Chauvet Cave. With only one French lab doing the testing and one small French group of scientists investigating, they can say what they want- the
Excellent! Not to be missed.
May 17, 2011
Herzog is not a visionary, but part of an elitist well connected clique to get such raging reviews for such unscientific documentaries. Well at least he's consistant.