Evolving monkey

Fat monkey, cheeky monkey. You’re so funny. Sat there evolving, resolve dissolving. Dealing with big, scary feelings that make you feel like bolting. Have you straight up flee, running like hell for the trees. Like you’re fighting a disease cos your mind’s a maelstrom. And right now… you’re about to fail, son. Cos your brain’s… Continue reading Evolving monkey

Worker bee

You’re a worker bee, when it comes to hard graft you’re far better than me. Pushing to achieve you leave yourself with barely a second to breathe, you tend to get in too deep, so fast you can’t leave. Pur-lease you tell others you’re just getting started, while others are smarting you’re sticking your arm… Continue reading Worker bee

Lucy: does Luc Besson need reining in?

I saw Lucy recently – the latest offering from writer-director-producer Luc Besson – in a completely packed cinema. (It was the opening weekend.) What a full cinema indicates at this point is nothing in itself, but I’ll explain more shortly. Now I’ve been looking forward to this film for quite some time. I like Besson.… Continue reading Lucy: does Luc Besson need reining in?

The evolution of Scarlett Johansson

Is Scarlett Johansson in danger of becoming the female Johnny Depp? I mean this in a good way. In terms of picking her roles she’s moving away from blockbusters; or at least moving towards slightly more leftfield choices that seem to push her boundaries. Perhaps actively seeking to distance her glamorous image as one of… Continue reading The evolution of Scarlett Johansson