Topic: Animal Rights

  • Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret image

    Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

    Narrator Kip Andersen has a question: Why don’t mainstream environmental groups come out against meat? What’s an interesting question quickly becomes unanswered, however, as the film simply turns into a screed against animal products. Despite the name “Cowspiracy,” the film often drifts away from cows and conspiracies. At the beginning,… read more

  • Animal House

    ‘Animal House’ is a docu-series that chronicles the North Shore Animal League’s day-to-day work on behalf of animals. The North Shore Animal League runs the largest no-kill animal shelter in America, and the docu-series follows its staff as they brave hurricanes and neglectful owners in order to rescue dogs. Viewers… read more

  • Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson

    ‘Eco-Pirate’ glorifies the dangerous and violent tactics that Paul Watson uses in order to conduct his “whale wars.” It is deeply disturbing that the director of the film, Trish Dolman, chose to glorify Watson’s form of vigilante justice rather than more civic-minded approaches for enacting change. Even Greenpeace, which is… read more

  • Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Don’t be fooled by the title. ‘Plastic Paradise’ does little to educate the audience on the consequences of plastic pollution in the ocean. Instead, the film largely focuses on promoting sham science regarding Bisphenol A (BPA) that has been thoroughly and consistently debunked by none other than the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Startlingly,… read more