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True love

As Princess Buttercup pushes the Man in Black who she thinks is trying to kidnap her down a steep ravine, he calls out, as he tumbles head over heels, “As … you … wish!” Buttercup immediately realizes it is her … Continue reading

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Riding on high adventure and intrigue

For the 10-year-old boy who doesn’t think he wants to hear a story called The Princess Bride, especially if it has any kissing in it, comes the author’s own description of the “good bits” from S. Morgenstern’s fictitious novel: Fencing. … Continue reading

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Have a heart

Here’s the first thing I found out in reading As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. I found out that the longevity of this movie’s popularity was not just luck or an accidental success. It … Continue reading

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‘As you wish.’

We are going to enjoy a bit of comic relief this week as a respite from the ever-present Trump and Hillary Show.* We are going to use as our source of inspiration the 1987 classic movie, The Princess Bride. If … Continue reading

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Inigo’s revenge

“Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” In one of the most memorable scenes from “The Princess Bride,” Inigo Montoya, Westley’s match with the sword turned ally against the evil Prince Humperdinck, finally gets … Continue reading

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