I’ve heard of The Count of Monte Cristo for many years now. Well the book that is, written in 1844 by Alexander Dumas, the same author behind The Three Musketeers. I didn’t really know the story per se, but it’s survival for adaptions into the modern day is a good sign. I had a chanceContinue reading “The Count of Monte Cristo (2002 Film) Review”
In 1378, the Catholic church saw a great divide that lasted until 1417. Instead of a debate over the Bible or God in general, the split was more based on power. For a number of years, the Pope lived in Avignon, France. When the next Pope moved back to Rome, there was a huge worryContinue reading “Fun Fact: When the Catholic Church Had Two Popes”
While it’s not a very common story nowadays, I do know what the Phantom of the Opera is. A few TV shows I watched would do parody versions of it. I didn’t know much about the real story, except the Phantom was some stalker and the girl he was after was supposed to be veryContinue reading “The Phantom of the Opera (2004 Film) Review”
The color cerise gets its name from the French word for cherries.
In English, an alcoholic drink fermented with raspberries is usually called framboise, after the French word for raspberries.