Quotation Of The Day: Van Morrison -- I'm nothing but a stranger in this world
I watched the DVD of "Oceans" last night, and it was brilliant.
It's a documentary, distributed in North America by the Disney
Corporation, but was actually made in France, and it's a gorgeous study of oceans and ocean life. Unforgettable scenes of dolphins stampeding, cormorants dive-bombing sardines, men swimming beside sharks, and film of the unbelievable creatures who live on the sea floor (in one instance, swimming around a shopping cart!). My only complaint was about the narration -- by Pierce Brosnan and presumably added by the Disney folks and thus "dumbed down." It was discursive at best and incoherent at worst.
But never mind, it's a feast for the eyes!
I am, even as we speak, listening to Van Morrison's album "Astral Weeks." If this isn't art, i don't know what is....