Mutants Among Us

Earl Grey. Hot. Oh, wait. šŸ˜‰ One of my favorite of Patrick Stewart's non-Star Trek roles is that of Charles Xavier in theĀ X-MenĀ franchise, a paen to the marginalized and disenfranchised among us. It's hard to believe the first movie is twenty years old this year. And that it's from a time when the bulk of … Continue reading Mutants Among Us

Page To Screen: A Christmas Carol

When the Yuletide season rolls around, indulging in Charles Dickens'Ā A Christmas CarolĀ is almost as much of a tradition as putting up the tree or hanging stockings. First published on December 19, 1843 as a stand-alone novel, it followed Dickens' relative flop,Ā Martin Chuzzlewit. Chapman and Hall,Ā Dickens' publisher, thought he was losing his touch, so Dickens paid … Continue reading Page To Screen: A Christmas Carol