The marriage of film and literature, part 3: The Princess Bride
For the first – and likely only time – I will make admit that it was the movie version of The Princess Bride that truly ... it as something else entirely. The book opens with the author as a middle-aged father explaining how he came to translate ...
It so happened that the next man to come to the palace gates was a simple peasant. But true to his word, the King married off his daughter to the peasant. The bridegroom took his bride to his village, where he set up his home. To the peasant, the princess ...
New York Film Festival to reunite original cast of 'The Princess Bride' for movie's 25th anniversary
As you wish: Twenty-five years after its inception, "The Princess Bride" will ... actor told that he didn't actually enjoy being recognized for his role. "I must admit, they're rarely flattering," he said at the time. "Even short or bald people such ...
Philadelphia Cartoonist Box Brown Explores the Man Who Lived the Myth of Andre the Giant
He’s memorable. For some people he’s scary and intimidating ... People just want to like him and want to think of him as this character, as this gentle giant, just like the guy from Princess Bride and the guy on TV. “ Brown is unembarrassed about ...
Interview: Wallace Shawn on why Ibsen can work better on film for ‘A Master Builder’
To most, Wallace Shawn is the scene-stealing, short, nasal-voiced supporting player in “The Princess Bride,” “Clueless” and the “Toy Story” films. To the theatrical world he’s someone else entirely ... much about the guy who wrote it.