The Princess Bride

Suvudu

Gifts for the Geek | Day 17: ‘As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride’


The Princess Bride, along with Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, Dragon Slayer, and The Last Unicorn is one of a handful of beloved fantasy classics from my youth that I still love today. I’ve watched all of these movies dozens of times over the decades and I never fail to find something enjoyable about all of [...]

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Suvudu

‘The Princess Bride’, ‘Star Wars’, and the Swordsmen Who Brought Them Together


I used to take fantasy way too seriously: No laughs for me, thanks. Let’s get on with the brooding, right? Good fantasy had to be serious fantasy, because I though Fantasy was Serious Business. Then I saw a couple of really funny fantasy movies, and that all changed.
One of them was 1987’s The Princess Bride, [...]

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Paranormal

Cage Match 2013 Finals! Round 5: Gandalf vs. Inigo Montoya


J. R. R. Tolkien’s Gandalf fights William Goldman’s Inigo Montoya.

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Cage Match 2013 Round 3: Bene Gesseriti vs. Inigo Montoya


Frank Herbert’s Bene Gesserit fight William Goldman’s Inigo Montoya

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Paranormal

Cage Match 2013 Round Two: Captain Nemo vs. Inigo Montoya


Jules Verne’s Captain Nemo fights William Goldman’s Inigo Montoya.

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Paranormal

Cage Match 2013 Round 1: Inigo Montoya vs. Medea


William Goldman’s Inigo Montoya fights Euripedes’ Medea.

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Star Wars

The Magic of Star Wars – A Sith Witch and the Nightsisters Take Center Stage


The Magic of Star Wars – A Sith Witch and the Nightsisters Take Center Stage

Witches and magic spells in Star Wars?

With good and evil mages duking it out for the fate of the galaxy, it was only a matter of time before the iconic representations of magic made their way into the galaxy far, far away.

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Suvudu

Farewell, Peter Falk, Grandfather, ‘The Princess Bride’


Actor Peter Falk died yesterday, He was 83. While most will remember him for his career defining turn as TV detective Columbo, Suvudu readers probably first encountered the actor as The Princess Bride’s lovable but curmudgeonly grandfather and narrator.

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