A Movie As You Wish

The Academy Awards are presented at the end of this month. In what started out as one posting, has now become ten as we countdown to Oscar night with my own personal favorite movies. These are movies that I could watch over and over and over again… and have!

theprincessbride20090325044023293000[1]2. The Princess Bride (1987) -  A fairy tale of fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love(“As you wish…”), and miracles… It is just a lovely little comedy by Rob Reiner early in his directorial career. It has Mandy Patinkin (whose acting I always enjoy for it’s passion) and former wrestling champ Andre the Giant.  It has a great sense of absurdity, which is highlighted in Billy Crystal’s cameo and salutation Have fun storming the castle! Every character has a clear definition of their mission. Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die. (likewise enjoyed Stardust, Galaxy Quest, and Hook>> and my number 1 favorite movie of all time, well, I’m not going to say, but “I’m dreaming of a …” >>

D. Scott Miller

D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.


D. Scott Miller


D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.



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