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Oscar Film Series: The Cove

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Our series highlighting documentaries nominated for this year’s Academy Awards continues with The Cove. Director Louie Psihoyos tells us about his eco-thriller and the attention it’s generating.

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Comments [7]

Vinny_G from The Upper West Side

with regards to Jonathan Swift and apologies to Rodney King, "Can't we all just eat each other, (and leave the animals alone)?" Solves two problems at once; Over population and world hunger. It's like the old joke about using lawyers instead of lab rats: there's plenty more of them, they won't be missed, and the lab technicians won't get emotionally attached to them.

Mar. 02 2010 11:57 AM
A from Brooklyn

What was the conference happening today in Florida related to Oceanic Wildlife?

Mar. 02 2010 11:52 AM
John Weber from Jersey Shore

Professional Surfer Dave Rastovich brought a lot of attention to this issue along with the Sea Shepard Society.

Mar. 02 2010 11:44 AM
gary granger from NYC

major kudos to you on an amazing film and it's recognition,
time for all compassionate humans to BOYCOTT all Japanese products, not just because of the "cove" BUT also the disgusting whale slaughter under the bogus pretense of scientific research....

Mar. 02 2010 11:42 AM
maria from bklyn

I saw the movie. Congrats on your nominations. It was important and necessary, however, it was so hard to watch that it turned me off a bit. I had to watch it a second time to complete the movie.

Mar. 02 2010 11:42 AM
Suki from Williamsburg

Good lord with the chickens and cows. There's a HUGE difference: dolphins are cute.

Get over it.

Mar. 02 2010 11:41 AM
Rene Ardila from nyc

What's the difference between what the Japaneese do with the dolphins and what we do here with cows, chickens, etc?

Mar. 02 2010 11:22 AM

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