Ron Fricke’s Baraka belongs to the Earth-as-poetry subgenre of documentaries. Time-lapse vistas and breathtaking panoramas of far-off cultures are woven together to create a hypnotic experience and reveal the mystical beauty of the planet around us. It’s the perfect kind of eye candy for the Blu-ray format.

Grade: A

Baraka (Blu-ray) is currentlyl available.