The Cove -Redux-

If you still haven't seen The Cove- see it ! It's a thrilling documentary about Dolphin slaughtering in Japan. My review can be found here & judging by the following link, it sure looks like the movie has stopped the slaughtering for now.
Yesterday, O’Barry returned to Taiji for the start of the dolphin killing season, but this time, he says, “there were no dolphin killers in sight.” Granted, this time he came with a small entourage of international journalists, including members of the Japanese press, so only time will tell whether the practice is over for good. But like Super Size Me (which seemingly got fast food restaurants to offer more healthy choices on their menus), and An Inconvenient Truth (which injected global warming into the mainstream discussion in a big way), the makers of The Cove can feel proud that at the very least several dozen dolphins are alive today thanks to their efforts.
I couldn't be happier and think this doc is mandatory viewing. I'll be back on Tuesday with My thoughts on 2009 so far and Review of Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker. Til then Have a great Labour Day Weekend !

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