Did Blackfish Make You Rethink That Childhood Trip to SeaWorld?


You've heard about Blackfish — the critically acclaimed documentary about SeaWorld's captive orca program and its horrific effects on both the humans and animals involved. The film has been stirring up a lot of controversy since its release, with SeaWorld criticizing it as "propaganda," and musicians like Heart … » 4/09/14 12:01pm 4/09/14 12:01pm

Finding Nemo 2 was changed thanks to the Blackfish documentary

There may be something darker brewing under the surface of the Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory. Turns out the absolutely devastating orca documentary about the killer whale Tilikum (who killed three trainers) has altered the movie's ending. » 8/12/13 7:50am 8/12/13 7:50am

Keeping whales in captivity is insane. Here's why.

A new documentary called Blackfish chronicles the captivity of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound orca whale involved in the deaths of three individuals. The film reveals the consequences of keeping whales in captivity, the effects it has on their psyches — and the ways in which these animals are lashing out. » 7/10/13 7:45am 7/10/13 7:45am