04 Nov '17, 10am

The “NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS FILM” lie https://t.co/lxCs2JSCi2

So when the credits rolled and I began my best Roger & Ebert impression for my partner, I noticed the standard “no animals were harmed in the making of this film” line trailing the credits. Somewhere between the name of interns and colour specialists, we’re told that we shouldn’t lose sleep because any animals that were brutalized moments earlier were only actors, well taken care of by their handlers. I immediately begin studying my memory for the fish scene. Could they have worked some movie magic and crafted a replica fish of sorts, with convincing blood packs? My instincts tell me heck no, as fish are not commonly afforded the “animal” title to begin with. Sea creatures, slaughtered in the billions for our palate pleasures, are often left out the conversation completely when we refer to animal use. Haven’t we all met the ‘vegetarian’ that eats fish? They don’t have the ...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2017/10/17/the-no-animals-were-ha...

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