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‘Genesis 2.0’ Review: How to Clone a Mammoth

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

The other films of 2019 deserve a chance, but so far, “Genesis 2.0” is the best movie of the year to ask the question: What does mammoth meat that has been frozen for tens of thousands of years taste like?

This globe-trotting documentary, directed by Christian Frei (“War Photographer”), first takes viewers to the New Siberian Islands. There, north across the seas from the Russian mainland, men break through the hardened soil looking for mammoth tusks, the subject of a lucrative tra...