Kangaroo Reviews

June 11, 2018
Balanced it is not, but Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story proves to be a bluntly effective, in a pry-your-eyes-open-with-a-crowbar kind of way, piece of animal welfare advocacy.
March 18, 2018
The film has already stirred much heat and noise, with the filmmakers swearing black-and-blue that they've nailed their research while farmers call in to talkback radio complaining how their paddocks are overrun with roos.
March 15, 2018
Eye-opening, revelatory, at times jaw-dropping, and a call to action.
March 14, 2018
It's not necessary to believe every claim in the film, which inclines towards an animal liberation stance, but there's enough to make you weep for this unique species.
March 14, 2018
A substandard documentary on our nation's complicated relationship with the kangaroo disappoints on several levels.
March 9, 2018
The filmmakers talk to people on both sides of the argument, and people who are in-between. Everyone gets a fair say.
January 31, 2018
Like The Cove or Blackfish, Kangaroo is a muckraking work that advocates a clear position for better management and treatment of Australia's kangaroos.
January 24, 2018
This movie tells us to beware and to be afraid, lest these magnificent creatures go the way of the Dodo.
January 20, 2018
A bumper sticker of a film
January 19, 2018
One more of this planet's seemingly endless and frightful ecological dilemmas, presented with compassion and intelligence.
January 19, 2018
A heartbreaking, deeply upsetting expos of 'the largest wildlife slaughter anywhere in the world,' one that has much to say about us humans and our relationship with the natural world.
January 18, 2018
Turns out Australia's national icon is one mightily maligned marsupial, as revealed by the eye-opening investigative documentary "Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story."
January 18, 2018
The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren, and they blast it here with extra strength.
January 18, 2018
Has the potential to help bring kangaroo welfare and management into much sharper focus in Australia and internationally.
January 17, 2018
Though a brutal watch, I recommend Kangaroo. In 99 minutes, it swiftly acquaints international audiences with the complexity of this issue.
January 17, 2018
Kangaroo is a sobering depiction of how deep cultural divides affect the future of a species, even one so seemingly ubiquitous and resilient.
January 17, 2018
In the end, Kangaroo is the kind of advocacy film that's most likely to convince you if you already believe.
January 11, 2018
There's a lot of interesting material here, and directors Kate McIntyre Clere and Michael McIntyre also keep the film visually interesting, moving between indoor and outdoor locations, talking heads and action.