The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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Some time ago we watched The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and, based on a scene in that movie, taught Minimike to respond “Okay, Man” whenever Mike said, “I’m your dad.” Lots of people don’t get the Steve Zissou thing, but I would recommend renting it, if only to watch this scene where Steve explains that he likes to have Electronica piped into his helmet when he goes on a dive. It’s positively absurd but I laugh out loud every time I see it.

(Of course if you look at the link you don’t need to rent it anymore but rent it anyway for the “Okay, Man” scene. It’s just funny.)

There’s also a scene where they have to fight off a bunch of Filipino pirates. (So sad how attentive I am to see ANY portrayal of Filipinos in movies.) My dad used to say we were descended from pirates but I think he was just trying to liven up the family history, as there’s no mention of it in his memoirs.

I’d give it more stars but I was very drowsy when I watched it and don’t remember a lot of it.

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