Michael Apted, master of the forward-thinking 7 Up series (42 Up has just been released on video), now offers up a documentary about ambitious people like himself. Really ambitious people.

Apted's Me & Isaac Newton brings us inside seven groundbreaking scientific minds. We get to know their studies, and we also get to know them. But what begins as fascinating documentary greatness fizzles down to a lengthy, anti-climactic ending. Insert your own Big Bang joke here.

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