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Old 01-06-2010, 05:36 PM   #1
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Film Food, Inc.

Has anyone else ever seen this movie? What do you think about it?

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I havne't yet seen this one...and I want to...I just don't know if I'm ready at the moment. Have you watched it?

I've seen the movie/documentary "Earthlings" and I'm so glad I watched it, but it tore me apart...not that I regret seeing it one bit, but you have to be willing to live with the after effects, know what I mean?

Earthlings is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix and can be rented via Netflix (but not Blockbuster ). It can viewed *free* at the website I linked to and can be purchased there and purchased other places as well. It is also available on DVD at libraries, for free. I bought one of their bumper stickers too (I like the simple message of their bumper sticker).
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I saw it when it was in theaters. It was very interesting. Nothing was too graphic from what I remember. A couple of things were a little sad but I don't think they were very long.
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I havne't yet seen this one...and I want to...I just don't know if I'm ready at the moment. Have you watched it?

I've seen the movie/documentary "Earthlings" and I'm so glad I watched it, but it tore me apart...not that I regret seeing it one bit, but you have to be willing to live with the after effects, know what I mean?

Earthlings is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix and can be rented via Netflix (but not Blockbuster ). It can viewed *free* at the website I linked to and can be purchased there and purchased other places as well. It is also available on DVD at libraries, for free. I bought one of their bumper stickers too (I like the simple message of their bumper sticker).
OMG I saw this one too, I hope everyone watches it, it has completely changed everything for me.
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I havne't yet seen this one...and I want to...I just don't know if I'm ready at the moment. Have you watched it?

I've seen the movie/documentary "Earthlings" and I'm so glad I watched it, but it tore me apart...not that I regret seeing it one bit, but you have to be willing to live with the after effects, know what I mean?

Earthlings is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix and can be rented via Netflix (but not Blockbuster ). It can viewed *free* at the website I linked to and can be purchased there and purchased other places as well. It is also available on DVD at libraries, for free. I bought one of their bumper stickers too (I like the simple message of their bumper sticker).
yes, i have seen this movie. it wasn't that bad(as far as needing to prepare yourself to watch it). not the same as earthlings. (i still haven't watched that movie, although i started to many times...)

this movie reminds me of the book "the skinny bitch" when they talked about FDA and gov't involvement in the food industry.

i would definitely recommend you watch this movie. i think you would really find it interesting.

in the film they talk a lot about the gov't and it's tie to the food industry; they also talk about monsanto. gosh, such an evil evil company in my opinion!!!!!

you MUST watch it and tell me what you think afterwards!!!!!
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OMG I saw this one too, I hope everyone watches it, it has completely changed everything for me.
which one did you see? did you see earthlings or food, inc.?
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I saw it when it was in theaters. It was very interesting. Nothing was too graphic from what I remember. A couple of things were a little sad but I don't think they were very long.
i agree, this movie is really nicely done, because even though the problems they are addressing is sad and depressing. they really put a positive spin in and try to empower/motivate people to make a change.
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which one did you see? did you see earthlings or food, inc.?
Sorry I wasn't very clear was I.... I saw Earthlings, it is amazing, sickening, sad, and thought provoking all at the same time. I watched it about 3 weeks ago and haven't bought or eaten an animal product since. I was so upset by it, I cannot believe how thoughtless some people can be.

I would really like to watch food inc. too I am sure it will have alot more good info in it. I will try to watch it this week and then I'll let ya know, I think it is really important for people to be aware of all the stuff going on behind the scenes
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Thanks for the feedback, that's great! Now I do feel like I can see Food, Inc. right away, phew!

AmyChristine...wow...isn't Earthlings just....life ALTERING...? I've said it before and will say it again: I really think it is the most important pieces of film I've ever seen in my life, period. I now own it...and I want my hubby to see it, so we'll be watching it soon - so it will be my 2nd time (phew...). I know it won't be much easier the 2nd time 'round, but...
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Thanks for the feedback, that's great! Now I do feel like I can see Food, Inc. right away, phew!

AmyChristine...wow...isn't Earthlings just....life ALTERING...? I've said it before and will say it again: I really think it is the most important pieces of film I've ever seen in my life, period. I now own it...and I want my hubby to see it, so we'll be watching it soon - so it will be my 2nd time (phew...). I know it won't be much easier the 2nd time 'round, but...
poor hubby! you are going to make him watch something so sad/depressing.

it's really hard. the reason i haven't watched earthling is because films like that tend to leave one feeling very depressed and feel like there is nothing effective one can do to improve the dire and horrible situation those animals are in!

food, Inc. is kind of nice, because it really does try to make it more positive. so you don't have to feel so bad after watching the film. (and you also don't have to be afraid to watch the film)

can't wait till you see it and see what you think of it.
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poor hubby! you are going to make him watch something so sad/depressing.

it's really hard. the reason i haven't watched earthling is because films like that tend to leave one feeling very depressed and feel like there is nothing effective one can do to improve the dire and horrible situation those animals are in!

food, Inc. is kind of nice, because it really does try to make it more positive. so you don't have to feel so bad after watching the film. (and you also don't have to be afraid to watch the film)

can't wait till you see it and see what you think of it.
Lol, I won't make him...well, I should say...other than tying his hands to the sofa, but he totally LOVES that part ! No really, I never force any of my own animal "stuff" on him (he eats meat, I don't and blah blee...)

Now I'm excited to see Food Inc. - and sort of relieved too, bc Earthlings *is* tough, I won't deny it. Even though I did feel rather...helpless...afterward, I do feel that I take meaningful steps toward making the world a better place for animals. But oh, how I WISH I could make those steps GINORMOUS and IMMEDIATE. Oh how I hear you there...

Cool...I just added Food Inc. to my Blockbuster Q !
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Thanks for the feedback, that's great! Now I do feel like I can see Food, Inc. right away, phew!

AmyChristine...wow...isn't Earthlings just....life ALTERING...? I've said it before and will say it again: I really think it is the most important pieces of film I've ever seen in my life, period. I now own it...and I want my hubby to see it, so we'll be watching it soon - so it will be my 2nd time (phew...). I know it won't be much easier the 2nd time 'round, but...
My hubby is only home about 3 days a week, day 1 I sat him down, and turned it on... told him he needed to see it to understand the changes I was making, he is so supportive, it was still hard to watch 2nd time, but at least I was prepared. I agree about it being one of the most important pieces of film that I have ever seen.

I am definately going to rent the food inc this weekend... I feel like the more people we share this type of info with the more of an impact it will make. I am looking forward to the hopefull ending as opposed to the other
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Is Food, Inc. out on DVD now? I would really like to see that. I agree about Earthlings, a great documentary. My hubby needs to see it too!
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My hubby is only home about 3 days a week, day 1 I sat him down, and turned it on... told him he needed to see it to understand the changes I was making, he is so supportive, it was still hard to watch 2nd time, but at least I was prepared. I agree about it being one of the most important pieces of film that I have ever seen.

I am definately going to rent the food inc this weekend... I feel like the more people we share this type of info with the more of an impact it will make. I am looking forward to the hopefull ending as opposed to the other
This gives me confidence that I can get through it a 2nd time w/ hubby...I know it won't be easy, but it's something I do want to do.

I look forward to hearing what you think of Food Inc. !
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Is Food, Inc. out on DVD now? I would really like to see that. I agree about Earthlings, a great documentary. My hubby needs to see it too!
It is!! I just added it to my Blckbuster Q during this thread, it's for rent!
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