The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Latest News from the Feejees - 2

Put down your teacup and swallow before you read further.

A new film, Age of the Dragons, is to be released in the UK on March 4. Here's the synopsis:

Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner joins their quest. Ahab's adopted daughter Rachel, beautiful and tough, runs the hunting vessel. Ahab's obsession is to seek revenge on a great "White Dragon" that slaughtered his family when he was young and left his body scarred and mauled, drives the crew deeper into the heart of darkness. In the White Dragon's lair Ahab's secrets are revealed and Rachel must choose between following him on his dark quest or escaping to a new life with Ishmael.

Oh, life! 'tis now that I do feel the latent horror in thee!

1 comment:

  1. Obviously, somebody took a drunk studio head's ramblings at an industry party a little too seriously.