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IMAX Coral Reef Adventure
IMAX Coral Reef Adventure
Actors: Liam Neeson, Howard Hall, Michele Hall, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Rusi Vulakoro
Director: Greg MacGillivray
Genres: Educational, Documentary
NR     2004     0hr 45min

An IMAX film exploring the underwater marvels of the coral reefs and the ecological dangers facing their survival.

     

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Actors: Liam Neeson, Howard Hall, Michele Hall, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Rusi Vulakoro
Director: Greg MacGillivray
Genres: Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Educational, IMAX
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
DVD Release Date: 01/06/2004
Original Release Date: 02/14/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 02/14/2003
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 0hr 45min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, French
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Movie Reviews

Coral Reef Adventure.... Global Warming in the study with a
Julian Kennedy | St Pete Florida | 11/26/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Coral Reef Adventure: 3 out of 10: Do you like pretty pictures? Do you hate Global Warming (boo hiss)? Do you like the music of Crosby Stills and Nash? Let me repeat that last question again because this is very very important.... Do you really like the music Crosby Stills and Nash ? Even if it is remixed and sung by starving children to a Peter Gabriel back up band?

If you answers are yes to all three questions, then you might enjoy Global Reef Adventure. Everyone else above 12 should check their eyeballs before watching, as rolling them this much could cause permanent damage.

This is the story of a husband and wife team who investigate the death of a villages reef in Fiji. It turns out the villain was.... Hold on before I give away the big surprise let me explain a few things. My girlfriend and I had just finished watching John Hurt in Michael Radfords Nineteen Eighty-Four and I put this documentary on because I thought a nice short colorful coral reef film might be nice after such a grey depressing movie. (Plus a piece of coral was a feature object in the former drab film so I was going for a subtle synergy).

Little did I know I was putting on a piece of propaganda so heavy handed that Big Brother himself would have blushed. Look no matter how you feel about global warming the villain in this piece was clearly those nice Fijians who were logging and overfishing and killed their own damn reef. The movie clearly shows this and then completely ignores its own findings to declare global warming the boogey man (Though in this particular case it was obviously innocent. As local reefs not near the GIANT SILT RUNNOFF and not located IN THE FISHING GROUNDS were thriving.)

But the Fijians cant be guilty of course because they look so cute in their Sunday best and they have quite a haunting rendition of Marrakesh Express. Such propaganda, no matter how well intentioned, needs to be called to the carpet. In particular when it is aimed towards children.

The film has other faults as well. It is over produced by half with wipes and sound effects that sound like they belong in a Disney Ducktales movie. Top billed Liam Neeson narrates for all of a minute and top billed Jean-Michel Cousteau appears for about as long.

This probably isnt that bad a film with the mute on. For one thing you would miss the appeal at the end to support politicians who hate global warming (boo hiss). Apparently 2 plus 2 does sometimes equal 5.

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