The Princess Bride movie review

stars-four-halfA QUICK Review!  I found a bunch of old movie reviews that I never got around to publishing – they’re old, they’re short, but they get the job done!

The Princess Bride (1987)

This is the first flick I’d guess most people saw starring Cary Elwes, and it might be hist best movie.  (Nevertheless, anything he does gets my seal of approval – check out The Pentagon Wars…  not so much Saw.) He carries a film like a champ. Co-staring the beautiful Robin Wright Penn as Buttercup and narrated by Peter Falk as the grandfather and Fred Savage as the grandson, this movie has been delighting both young and old for years. I could go on and on and sing the praises of the cast, the directing and the Fire Swamp and it’s three terrors, but do yourself a favor and see this movie for yourself.  It has something for everybody – that’s why you’ll see this flick rebroadcast on every cable channel from comedy central to women’s entertainment. Anyway, the TV Guide one sentence summary would probably go something like, “Buttercup has decided to marry the prince after her true love’s death only to be kidnapped twice before she can be wed.

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