Sushi: The Global Catch Reviews

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Top Critic
Mike Sula
Chicago Reader
November 16, 2012
Unlike the recent Jiro Dreams of Sushi, it doesn't inspire conflicting feelings of guilt and hunger -- it's nearly devoid of fish fetishism.
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
August 3, 2012
It isn't all bad news in a doc suggesting sustainability and culinary pleasure aren't mutually exclusive.
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times
August 2, 2012
The film's arguments about sustainability are convincing and hard to shake. And, the movie suggests, you - the sushi eater - can help: Crave it and enjoy it, but eat sushi responsibly.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
August 2, 2012
The Global Catch may be one-sided in its argument, but it's a persuasive one -- and the next time you eat sushi, you may think twice about ordering bluefin.
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
August 2, 2012
Engaging, informative and mercifully non-frantic documentary about the exploding global appetite for sushi and how such popularity threatens coveted blue fin tuna and the ocean's ecosystem.
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Michael Nordine
Village Voice
July 31, 2012
[Its] kaleidoscopic meticulousness proves comprehensive without ever feeling tedious, an especially impressive feat considering how quickly it becomes message-oriented.
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
July 19, 2012
A look at the worldwide sushi industry with emphasis on how overfishing of Bluefish tuna could wipe out the species in five years.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix
August 23, 2012
In trying to cover all these topics, Hall casts too wide a net.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
August 2, 2012
Just providing information, like a list of helpful websites and apps in the closing credits, isn't enough.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
July 31, 2012
The doc is ultimately a dry endeavor that feels closer in spirit to an Afterschool Special than a full-blooded movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Joel Arnold
NPR.org
January 22, 2013
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John Anderson
Variety
January 22, 2013
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