DAVID reviews

21 April 2017

CNN: A feast for the eyes

by Andrew MacGregor


CNN: “The World in One Place” - 60s

This effective trail for CNNís Original Series strand packs plenty of screen time into 60Ē. A wall of televisions showcases the channelís eclectic output, covering everything from the Nineties to Jesus Christ.

The visual conceit pays tribute to the channel's broadcast heritage. A constant stream of images blends familiar faces and more obscure subject matter against a scenic backdrop. After a long dayís trek in the desert, itís good to kick back with a documentary or two.

Meanwhile, CNN star Anthony Bourdainís steely VO lends an authoritative tone which emphasises the channelís commitment to in-depth programming. Should pique documentary fans' interest with ease.


Director: Dan Gifford Ⓟ (repped by 76 Ltd Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Director's Agent: ENID London
Cinematography: Johan Palm
Production Design: Greg Blair
Voiceover: Anthony Bourdain
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