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Blackfish - documentary about the Sea World Orca Whale

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by bearcub, Aug 21, 2013.


  1. bearcub

    bearcub PetForums VIP

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    Has anyone seen this documentary yet?

    Can't find it to download or stream anywhere online, and it's not at cinemas either :(
     
  2. Catz1

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    I'm looking for it too! No luck so far unfortunately :(
     
  3. porps

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    cant find it either. I searched RLSlog and theres nothing there which leads me to beleive it isnt available online yet.
    However there are plenty of fakes to download, some (perhaps all) of which contain viruses, so be careful.

    I'd suggest keeping an eye on rlslog.net- when somebody releases it it will appear on there.
     
  4. MrRustyRead

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    went to go see it with SimplySardonic last week and we were to late so couldnt see it, it comes out on dvd on the 26th august
     
  5. bearcub

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    Was it on at the cinema then?
     
  6. CavalierOwner

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    Thanks for the info, just pre-ordered it. :)
     
  7. simplysardonic

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    It's been on at selected independent cinemas, not really much point in going now though if it's out in 5 days :)
     
  8. MrRustyRead

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    at our independent cinema it was nearly £10 each so the same price as if u bought the dvd
     
  9. bearcub

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    aha I've found it now on iTunes, have preordered it :)
     
  10. WelshOneEmma

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    Only a certain number of cinemas are showing it. They list them on the website.

    As previously mentioned its out on DVD on 26th August and you can preorder. I've preordered my copy!
     
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    It was in London and Cambrige :)

    I'm glad more people are taking note. Many films have been made showing te plight of captive orca but none have got quite as much attention as this.

    There are some horrifying stats. SeaWorld are vile and stupid in their treatment of them.
     
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    Just downloaded via iTunes, excited :D
     
  13. CavalierOwner

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    My DVD was dispatched by amazon on Friday or Saturday! Hopefully I will get it tomorrow. :D
     
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    Yes agree they hide behind "research" and don't disclose the number is deaths.

    The same people are stupid who pay to see whale and dolphins in these places.
     
  15. CavalierOwner

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    Watched this today and I found it so upsetting! It was awful when it showed you the footage of them capturing the whales from the ocean. :crying: How could anyone listen to a stressed mother crying out for it's baby and still take it? I wouldn't do it for ANY amount of money.

    The seaworld staff act as if they were brainwashed, like you wouldn't be able to find REAL Orca facts out at a library or Internet which we have now had for many years. As amazing as it would be to be able to be that close to an Orca, I could never support what they do.
     
  16. WelshOneEmma

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    ours arrived on 23rd August and I still havent watched it yet for this exact reason. i know its going to upset so trying to steal myself ready for it.
     
  17. CavalierOwner

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    You'll be all right, just make sure you have tissues ready!
     
  18. bearcub

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    Watched it last night. Utterly heartbreaking but fascinating at the same time. The scene at the beginning in the '70's where the fishermen were capturing the young whales made me want to throw something at the tv - the whole thing was just so horrendous. But bless the man they interviewed for his remorse, you could really tell it had affected him.

    The sooner places like this don't exist anymore the better, and I'm starting to think the same for zoos too.
     
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