• Jakub Flasz

    ★★★★★ Watched by Jakub Flasz 18 Nov, 2014

    Somehow I feel it's inappropriate to press that little 'heart button' and give "The Cove" a 'like'. Though I think it was one of the single most intense and engaging documentaries I have ever seen and I believe everyone should be forced by law to watch it. Let's call it 'lessons in humanity'...

    "The Cove" is not at all enjoyable and it is very uncomfortable to sit through, however the graphic violence towards animals is not the main issue here.…


  • Joseph B

    ★★★★★ Added by Joseph B

    Louie Psihoyos' documentary is certainly bleeding heart agitprop... but it works and works magnificently. Expounding on the long-standing practice of Japanese dolphin slaughter on a little island known as Taijie, it often takes alot to move me and "The Cove" does it several times. Like a precise thriller or slow-screw-turning horror movie, Psihoyos and his team of animal activists give us tidbits of information- first charming nuggets about the level of intelligence within dolphins and the resurgence of the mammals'…


  • anne_f_

    ★★★★★ Watched by anne_f_ 14 Nov, 2014

    Absolutely shocking, and very hard to watch. The Taiji dolphin drive hunt takes place for several months every year, with dolphins slaughtered or sold on to "sea worlds", the sea water is left looking as if it is pure dolphin blood and the methods used to kill the dolphins wouldn't be considered ethical if used on farm animals. There are more layers to the film than just the slaughter - the question of how much (or little) the average person…


  • Sebastian Borrazas

    ★★★★½ Watched by Sebastian Borrazas 26 Oct, 2014

    This documentary was very well done. The whole experience was very shocking and eye opening. It illustrates how tradition and the corruption that our current system allows are ending the the most valuable living things we have on earth. A truly sad story.


  • domith88

    ★★★★ Added by domith88

    I am an avid fan of horror flicks, maybe a little obsessed (I grew up in the 80's, come on!) and out of the plethora of those I have seen this is once of the most horrific films I have laid witness to. Obviously genre films are fake and this is a documentary but true horror transcends the medium it is presented in and invokes a sense of dread in the human spirit which is not easy to shake.



  • Nelli Kähärä

    ★★★★★ Watched by Nelli Kähärä 12 Oct, 2014

    Everyone needs to see this.


  • Joe DiCanio

    ★★★★ Watched by Joe DiCanio 20 Jul, 2013

    Rating: B+


  • Lorindalo

    ★★★★★ Watched by Lorindalo 22 Sep, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.


  • Alistair

    ★★★★½ Watched by Alistair 19 Sep, 2014

    Despite having a very important message this documentary doesn't try to lecture or force a message on you it just tells the story in a dramatic and engaging way and the tragedy and sadness in the story kept me truly emotionally involved in the story and I was so moved by the film I had to pause it so I could finish crying.


  • JDoe

    ★★★½ Watched by JDoe 15 Sep, 2014

    La trascendencia se quedó en los Oscars. Y es que cinco años después, como cada septiembre, se vuelve a las andadas.

    Quizás aquí se nos muestra a Japón como el malo de la película, pero el que esté libre de pecado, que tire la primera piedra (véase España y la cultura taurina).


  • John

    ★★ Watched by John 03 Sep, 2014

    not very entertaining
    a good expose tho I guess


  • Windyblue

    ★★★★½ Added by Windyblue

    Watch on Youtube here

    "Once you get here, you're safe. (*points*) This is the first sign that says "do not enter" "
    "We don't know what it says"
    "We have no idea what it says. It says "Welcome to Taji for all we know"."

    Thorough. Thanks.