Fools Are Everywhere: The Court Jester around the World by Beatrice K. Otto

When I set out to review Danny Kaye’s The Court Jester, I realized that though I could comment thoroughly on clothes, knights, and courtly behavior, I could not comment on whether the depiction of a court jester was truly accurate. … Continue reading

Movie Review: Merlin (Sam Neill)

Of all King Arthur-related movies, Merlin is my favorite. It bears little resemblance to a single familiar Arthurian story, but it has enough references to satisfy me while maintaining a coherent storyline, something few Arthurian movies manage. In this version, … Continue reading