OK I did look at the numbers afterwards and it seemed to make a profit but not an enormous one - and was nominated for like ten oscars. Squashed by Lord of the Rings ultimately I guess.It underperformed actually, hence they canned their franchise plans
I think that's the beauty of it. Aubrey is saved by dialectic; it's his right-hand man who keeps him balanced.Also.... similarities to Moby Dick when it's pointed out to him that his pride is keeping them chasing an elusive enemy that they are unlikely to beat.... though Aubrey never goes full Ahab sadly.
Yeah.... I did find the doctor's lack of knowledge of the sea a little bit forced at times though - I know it's a device so that he can ask and get it explained for us, but surely he's a fucking ship's doctor, he should know that stuff.I think that's the beauty of it. Aubrey is saved by dialectic; it's his right-hand man who keeps him balanced.
he was off that one a little queer if you ask me, i wouldnt hang around him with my knickers down