InTheirOwnLeague Advent Calendar: 6. The Lion in Winter

By Joan Amenn Nothing says the holidays like gatherings of dysfunctional families and it doesn’t get much worse than the family of Henry Plantagenet. More commonly known as King Henry II (Peter O’Toole), he springs Queen Eleanor (Katherine Hepburn) from imprisonment to reunite with their ingrateful, greedy children for a Christmas pageant. This is for the benefit of his nobles who more likely than not … Continue reading InTheirOwnLeague Advent Calendar: 6. The Lion in Winter