Tag: Charles Dickens

April 2, 2017 /

In the living room, sitting side-by-side with the Mister, I noticed he was enraptured by his smart phone. I remarked that studies had shown infants (whose parents were always checking in digitally) weren’t developing language skills, emotional recognition, or social bonds as quickly as previous generations; because their parents weren’t…

January 11, 2014 /
January 8, 2014 /

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) Dir. David Lean Scr. Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Cecil McGivern, and Kay Walsh based upon the novel by Charles Dickens Hello Fearless Readers, I’m here to briefly fill in with a guest post but, don’t worry, the incomparable Ms. Lester will be back very shortly!…

July 26, 2013 /

The interwebs, like the world which they mirror, can be a vast daunting place. There are a lot of strange things out there as well as very strange people (of which, I may be one) and it can be quite scary. But then you discover places that are purely wonderful,…

July 9, 2013 /

Booking A Show Adapting a book for the screen isn’t easy. No, really, don’t laugh at the obviousness of that statement! It isn’t. A screenwriter (okay, this is Hollywood we’re talking about…is there a word for a group of scripters, perhaps a Scribe of Sceenwriters?!) has to find the essence…