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A thought-provoking and insightful documentary about the dangers of commercial fishing.
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If the tone is occasionally off-putting, the message -- at least, the facts about the fish -- is harder to shrug off.
This movie wants to cover every base without thinking very deeply about them. So while a lot of ground is covered in 80 brisk minutes, the information presented is only abstractly useful.
It's hard not to feel that the vital information in The End of the Line may have been more effectively relayed by Clover's original book or by a movie whose methods were less pedantic and pedestrian.
Another day, another film about environmental collapse.
The End of the Line documents what threatens to become an irreversible decline in aquatic populations within 40 years.
The End of the Line, an eco-mentary that warns against overfishing, baits its hook with alarmist rhetoric and aversion therapy.
This is a documentary that will change the way you think about seafood and give you the power of knowledge to make a change.
As the final credits roll you feel like you've been on an emotional rollercoaster -- the same as you might if you'd just watched a moderately successful Hollywood disaster movie.
Revelations about the tonnes of wasted sealife caught and discarded annually and the destructive effects of practices such as bottom-trawling, are head-spinning in their immensity.
There are an irritating number of fish and ocean montages with plaintive music which makes the film longer than it need be, but there's no denying the impact of its content.
It's compelling viewing, and outlines the problem -- and the solution -- in minute detail.
Forget 2012. 2012. According to The End of the Line, the year right-minded folk should be dreading is 2048.
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