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The Princess Bride

The Most Beloved Quotes from 'The Princess Bride' on its 28th Anniversary

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Beloved by millions of fans (which includes Bill Clinton and and the late Pope John Paul II), the American Film Institute ranks The Princess Bride in the top 100 Greatest Love Stories.

Beware Your Fantasy: It Might Just Come True!

George Heymont | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Fairy tales, short stories, and playlets have a way of infecting the imagination to produce new variations on age-old themes. In June, Wily West Productions joined forces with the Playwrights Center of San Francisco to present Sheherezade 14, an evening of short plays written by local playwrights and directed by Wesley Cayabyab and Amy Crumpacker.

Cary Elwes Talks About The Princess Bride and His New Book

Nell Minow | Posted 11.01.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

In an interview, Elwes explained that he was in Berlin when he found out he would be auditioning for Reiner, to play what would be his first lead role.

As You Wish

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Like many people, I have a list of what I call "always-watchable" movies. When I come across...

The Princess Bridesmaid

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 02.17.2014 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

About 30 years ago or so, I was a whippersnapper assistant production executive at Universal Pictures. At one point in my tenure, I had an idea for a project based on a novel I'd read a few years before and was curious if there had been a screenplay written for it.

As You Wish! 'The Princess Bride' Is Coming To The Stage

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

As you wish! Beloved fairy tale turned cult rom com "The Princess Bride" is coming to the stage. Disney Theatrical Productions has announced plans...

5 Things I Learned From '80s Movies

Bailee Ufert | Posted 07.22.2013 | Teen
Bailee Ufert

The 1980s were a blissful decade full of cringe-worthy fashion trends and pop music. The movies from the '80s are haunting in a good way; they leave us enamored and begging for more. Many of them have hidden messages, and some are more obvious.

Rob Reiner Shares Wit and Wisdom With Hollywood's Next Generation

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Last week, Oscar-nominated producer/director/actor/writer, Rob Reiner, shared funny and personal stories of his career at Syracuse University's annual...

The Big Reveal

George Heymont | Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Some people may be horrified by my attitude toward spoiler alerts, but the Internet has changed the nature of arts criticism. If an important plot device can't be discussed in print, it means that the playwright and producer lack sufficient faith in their material to trust their audience.

Inconceivable! 'The Princess Bride' Turns 25

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Considering how often "The Princess Bride" shows up on television, it might surprise you to learn that Cary Elwes hadn't seen the film in 25 years. Th...

The Cast of The Princess Bride Reunites at the New York Film Festival

Jim Hill | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

25 years ago, the very idea that there might actually be an audience out there for The Princess Bride was -- for executives at 20th Century Fox, anyway -- inconceivable.

Why Princess Buttercup Is The Best Princess Ever

Emma Gray | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Princess Buttercup may not be the most shining example of a modern empowered woman, but as far as princesses go she definitely wins. Here are eight reasons that Robin Wright's princess could still wipe the floor with any other royal heroine.

'Princess Bride' Cast Reuniting

Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment

As you wish: The Film Society of Lincoln Center officially announced on Monday that the "Princess Bride" will screen at this year's New York Film Fest...

'Hey Nineteen': I Can Relate

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

This morning's edition reminded me of the great Steely Dan tune "Hey Nineteen": "Hey Nineteen, that's 'Retha Franklin/She don't remember the queen of soul ...." Every cultural reference I made fell on uncomprehending ears.

10 Movies That Were Better Than The Book | Jason Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of several slight disappointments at the box office last week was The Lincoln Lawyer, an adaptation of a Michael Connelly novel with Matthew McCon...

WATCH: 15 Movies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is so much better than the movie. We've all said it, we've all heard it. And we all think it's always true, that the book is better than the ...

Michael Steele Plagarizes The Princess Bride

Erik Sean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erik Sean Nelson

Michael Steele must have just watched The Princess Bride when he said "that's the one thing you don't do, is engage in a land war in Afghanistan."

In Iraq: Forget Michael Goldfarb, Remember Inigo Montoya

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Quigg

As Andrew Sullivan noted in the earliest hours of the Obama presidency, It only took Michael Goldfarb twenty-two minutes to start blaming Obama for Iraq.