A group of inmates read and watch versions of Charles Dickens' holiday classic, prompting them to chronicle their own ghosts of past, present, and future.
Olivia Wilde, Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi star in the movie 'Wonderstone,' which also features Jim Carrey as a popular illusionist. Steve Carell is a fading Las Vegas magician while Olivia Wilde is a stage assistant.
Some concise idioms built on the notion of 'self' may be a bit too concise for the Monitor’s language columnist.
On the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Dickens – Feb. 7, 2012 – his best novels remain linked to his many heartaches.
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
Russian police academy female cadets march during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg, Russia. Russia celebrates the anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany on May 9.
Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' was not just a book but rather a Victorian-era Christmas miracle.