Chasing Coral Reviews

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March 4, 2019
Best of all is the time-lapse imagery of the rapid death of these vast ecosystems. The discoveries made are astonishing; this is a call to action that delivers hyperbole after hyperbole. It must be seen to be believed.
October 10, 2018
The message is strong, and the imagery is memorable throughout. However, with the glut of climate change documentaries, it scary to think this one could get lost in the fray.
August 26, 2018
For its encouraging and essential message, this documentary is a must-see.
March 29, 2018
Which makes it all the more surprising that the documentary ends on the optimistic note that it does.
January 31, 2018
Chasing Coral makes you feel vaguely sick, especially when it explains how the destruction of coral could lead to the elimination of undersea ecosystems and human starvation.
November 20, 2017
A story of passionate pioneers who love reefs becomes a clarion call for change and one of the year's most essential movies.
August 22, 2017
Watching Chasing Coral is a remarkable experience, one that teeters between overwhelming the viewer with the scope of earth's ruin and inspiring them to find ways to help.
August 9, 2017
I strongly recommend watching Chasing Coral, after which I urge you to please log the hell off and unplug the freaking television. Because seriously, folks. You don't want this.
August 9, 2017
As a work of eco documentary filmmaking, it offers the sort of visual details that make it essential viewing for anybody on the fence. And therein lies why this one works better than the 'Inconvenient' movies.
July 18, 2017
The urgency of this problem requires people to become informed about the issues, starting with seeing the film either at the IFC or on Netflix.
July 18, 2017
This cautionary tale is far more grand than coral, and once we realize as much, perhaps we can reverse the consequences before it is too late.
July 18, 2017
Awe-inspiring, poignant docu tracks decline of coral reefs.
July 14, 2017
It's staunchly pro-life, in the truest sense of the term.
July 14, 2017
By film's end, you'll see corals not only as underwater life forms but as dreamy, endangered neighborhoods inhabited by unspeakably beautiful Nemos and Dorys.
July 14, 2017
The film makes a powerful case less through argument than by using cinema's most basic tool: visual proof.
July 14, 2017
The message will stay with you, but so will the nagging sense that you can't really do anything unless you happen to be a world leader.
July 14, 2017
Apocalyptic sci-fi? This is real life, in the documentary "Chasing Coral."
Top Critic
July 13, 2017
Chasing Coral should be admired as an earnest effort to educate the masses, yet again.
July 13, 2017
As a rallying cry for coral reef preservation, "Chasing Coral" is quite effective.
July 13, 2017
"Chasing Coral" presents the evidence with beauty, intelligence and a surprising amount of emotion.
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