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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...

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.

What Is the Future of Hispanic Filmmaking?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The current ranks of Latino filmmakers are thin, and that influences what kinds of stories get told in American cinema. More important, it has an impact on how Hispanic culture is portrayed -- if it is portrayed at all.

Queen for a Day

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Norman Horowitz

Knowing that you don't know everything is, as a rule, a gift bestowed on people in later life. When I was much younger I knew everything about everyth...

Back to the Futures

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission might approve the creation of a futures market that would deal in movie box office receipts. I say, let 'em try!

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.