“Come, you spirits
That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here
And fill me from the crown to the toe topfull
Of direst cruelty; make thick my blood,
Stop up th’access and passage to remorse
That no compunctious visitings of nature
Shake my purpose nor keep peace between
Th’effect and it. Come to my woman’s breasts
And take my milk for gall”
Tag Archives | shakespeare
My reaction to both of them was pretty similar. I enjoyed them, but at the same time found them, especially Across the Universe, a bit pretentious and annoying. Maybe I just hate hippies. What I hated the most about Across the Universe were things like this:
It’s like a the tacky 1st Communion photo your mother has on the living room’s wall. So deep.
I think Jim Sturgess is cute
IMDB just told me that Julie Taymor is currently filming an adaptation of The Tempest where Prospero will be Prospera. That could be interesting! I just hope he doesn’t ruin it, although I’m not sure Shakespeare is susceptible of being ruined. Imagine Prospera looking into the horizon and the sea blending with her face. Now, that would be deep.
Me: I just finished reading Henry V.
Mum: Oh, really? Who wrote that? (sounding very interested)
Mum: Oh, ok. (embarrassing silence) So, what are you going to read next?
Me: The Tempest.
Mum: That’s by Joyce, yeah?