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!
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 …” >>