With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
F. Murray Abraham,
Max Fischer is a precocious 15-year-old whose reason for living is his attendance at Rushmore, a private school where he's not doing well in any of his classes, but where he's the king of extracurricular activities - from being in the beekeeping society to writing and producing plays, there's very little after school he doesn't do. His life begins to change, however, when he finds out he's on academic probation, and when he stumbles into love with Miss Cross, a pretty teacher of the elementary school at Rushmore. Added to the mix is his friendship with Herman Blume, wealthy industrialist and father to boys who attend the school, and who also finds himself attracted to Miss Cross. Max's fate becomes inextricably tied to this odd love triangle, and how he sets about resolving it is the story in the film. Written by
Gary Dickerson <slug@mail. utexas.edu>
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If, and only if, both sides of the numerator is divisible by the inverse of he square root of the two unassigned variable.
Good. Except when the value of the "X" coordinate is equal to or less than the value of one. Yes Isaac?
What about *that* problem?
Oh, that? Don't worry about that.
I just put that up as a joke. That's probably the hardest geometry equation in the world.
Well, how much extra credit is it worth?
Well, considering I've never seen anyone get it right, ...
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Written by Cat Stevens
Published by Cat Music, Ltd. (PRS)
By Arrangement with The Motion Picture Music Company
Performed by Cat Stevens
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc. / Island Records Limited
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Yeah, I got the joke. I've seen all the Wes/Owen vehicles, and tolerated most of them. Bottlerocket was fantastic, Royal Tennanbaums and Life Aquatic less so. In fact, when it was a few years after I saw this on DVD that I realized it was the team whom to that point had admired as decent filmmakers.I just couldn't get the hang of this disaster. Judging from the slew of 10's, this movie has endeared itself to a great many viewers, but for me it was a misfired dark 'comedy' mired in quirky forced situations and unrealistic characters and dialogue. I was particularly annoyed at how Max's character was written and executed. He was painfully irritating, and the contrived love situation did nothing except throw in a convenient plot point for dramatic effect. Bill Murray is competent, but could not save the film. So shoot me.
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