|The footage of the octopus at work and play — hunting crabs, shape-shifting into seaweed, giving sharks the slip — is deeply absorbing: I would have happily watched hours of it without narration and indeed occasionally do, on YouTube, with a glass of wine||We see her outwitting a shark by hitching a ride on its back, growing a new tentacle after surviving a shark attack, and finally wasting away after laying a clutch of eggs|
|In 2010, Foster felt the ocean beckoning and, convinced of the healing powers of the water, he made himself a promise: to swim the expanse of the sea every single day||It remains to be seen with Netflix|
Again, it is all strictly above board — just a bit of hand-holding.
|Sometimes we leave the house—heavens—without a phone||Viewers witness a man coping with exhaustion and burnout regain purpose by developing a relationship with an octopus in the Great African Sea Forest off the tip of South Africa|
|In natural history filmmaking, Foster found his calling|
Foster began to employ the tracking modus-operandi of the San bushmen to track down marine life underwater.8