"My name is Inigo Montoya. You watched my movie, now prepare to watch my special edition Blu-ray!"
Yes, it's been 25 years since Mandy Patinkin's Princess Bride performance became a fixture of pop culture — so he and his co-stars celebrated with a special screening at the 50th Annual New York Film Festival. Movieline was on the red carpet and heard from Patinkin himself as well as Cary Elwes how that famous sword fight came to be! Watch now. more »
Oh, those Oogieloves — even a record-setting, all-time low worst box office opening of all time can't keep 'em down. At least, according to Oogieloves mastermind Kenn Viselman, who managed to spin the G-rated kiddie pic's abysmal $448,131 three-day take (that's roughly $207 per screen) into something positive.
"Inconceivable!" With a single word, unveiled at the close of last month's live-read of The Apartment, Jason Reitman launched AOUS (that's Anticipation of Unusual Size) for the December 15 installment in his brilliant LACMA/Film Independent series. Few films are so magical, so beloved, so instantly and indelibly quotable as The Princess Bride, Rob Reiner's 1987 fantasy-comedy, written by William Goldman, about a princess and her pirate and those involved in and affected by their adventure. And few live-read casting choices could be as inspired as Reitman's: Paul Rudd in the Westley role originated by Cary Elwes, Cary Elwes in the Humperdinck role originated by Chris Sarandon, and, performing the part of the Grandson first portrayed by Fred Savage over two decades ago... Fred Savage.
If you've been staying with your grandparents this week or your job involves caring for the elderly, then you've probably already realized that Good Morning America has been hosting a Totally Awesome '80s series where anchor Robin Roberts reenacts E.T. scenes in front of a green screen. (I wish I was kidding.) Anyway, that's happening. And as part of this series, ABC hosted a cool reunion for the cast of Princess Bride 25 years after the film's release. Take a look below.