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Do you intend to see "The Cove" either at a theater or on DVD?

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Great film. Hope the Japanese take a good long look at their eating habits.

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I'll say it like it is.....documentaries are boring.

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I'll say it like it is.....documentaries are boring.

You're not American by any chance, are you...?

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I love documentaries - a well-made one is better than any big budget nobrain action flick. I bought the Cove on DVD asa it came out. Whatever your feelings on the subject, you sould see it.

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I am going to watch it so I get an idea of what Tajji looks like before I go there to try some the dericious dolphin soup! Hopefully they show some of the more famous restaurants. I don't think the slaughtering will turn me off dolphin meat. I mean chicken and cows get slaughtered too. Did you know cows have blood too? I think humans are far too removed from their food. Everything is processed and comes in a bag or can. We should see and understand the process of butchering the meat we eat. Dolphins included. I used to love catching fresh crabs and fish from the ocean and watching my dad clean them, cook them, and we would eat them. It felt a lot more special than heading down to Captain D's to get some fried whatever.

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Great film. Hope the Japanese take a good long look at their eating >habits.

Considering how few Japanese eat dolphins (or even whale for that matter)that's like making a documentary on eating bull's testicles and saying "Hope the Americans take a good long look at their eating habits".

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@Architrex. You havent seen any big variety of documentaries then... Try watching something made by Errol Morris, or check out nominated documentaries from different years, there are a lot of great documentaries made. I will definitely see THE COVE at some point.

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i was very surprised to find , at least in my area, that every person i have asked so far, has never heard of this ritual of mass killing of dolphins. & none of them has ever eaten dolphin. i've asked over 100 japanese already.

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Butter me up some mercury laden dolphin please *droooool

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Think I'll pass...

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What a big fuss about the smallest town's matter in the world! No fun to watch documentary movies. I might watch it when it comes on TV. I don't wanna to pay any for that.

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It was a good but sad watch, streamed it on QSS. Not surprised at the dudes who do this seeing the lack of compassion and empathy by the Japanese. Fishermen looked like a bunch of a-hole Yaks who get off on this and 99% of general public have no idea it goes on. Very sad the way they are killed. Time for a change. Japan has sure pissed the world off but thats nothin new.

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I will watch it, absolutely. Doubt many stores in Japan will stock it though, some customers would no doubt protest (meanwhile copies of "Real Deaths 3" are happily snapped up by customers). For some good short free docos, check out vbs.tv, people.

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I won't, I don't need to see it to know what is happening in that sad part of Japan.

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It seem "The Cove" or alternatively known as "A bunch of white people using awareness of mercury concentration in food as an excuse to vent their biggotry against Oriental cuisine enjoyed by a minority" has not caught on in Japan, in most regions where Taiji dolphins are not served.

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It seem "The Cove" or alternatively known as "A bunch of white people using awareness of mercury concentration in food as an excuse to vent their biggotry against Oriental cuisine enjoyed by a minority" has not caught on in Japan, at least in most regions where Taiji dolphins are not served.

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I've seen it and it's terrible. Don't waste your time.

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I only enjoy good documentaries. The Cove does bring attention to certain issues, but its not my type of documentary to watch.

Anyone who says documentaries are boring need to watch shows like "Nature", "Nova", and a lot of other series that have some great great information. Unfortunately I don't think Japan has those kinds of documentary shows which is a shame since the format and presentation is fantastic.

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Actually, try to look them up on PBS.org if it doesn't lock out other countries IP adresses you can see better documentary programs on streaming video. I highly recommend it.

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"I only enjoy good documentaries." That is rich. I only enjoy delicious food. I don't enjoy bad documentaries or non-delicious food. Well said.

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I'm planning to watch it online. Since the production costs were paid for by billionaire James Clark, and since the people appearing in the documentary presumably were not paid, and since the producers are surely more interested in spreading the story than in making money, I'm sure it will be available online shortly, right?

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I would, just to stick it in the eye of alleged "Japanese" tradition, but if I want to watch a flick with blood and gore, I'll make sure its fiction first....

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No fun to watch documentary movies.

What about that fat guy in a baseball cap's anti-American movies? You didn't like "Roger and Me," or "Bowling for Columbine," or "Un-fahrenheit 911"?

The Cove was quite enjoyable. I saw it for free in its entirety on Mega Video about a week ago. It's a can't miss for anyone with any interest in Japanese culture. In the movie you'll see how the Japanese try to buy influence in the International Whaling Commission by bringing in countries that have nothing to do with whales or whaling who will promise to vote for the Japanese side of the story in exchange for monetary compensation.

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