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‘The Princess Bride’ Cast Reunites for Wisconsin Democratic Party Fundraiser

The cast of Rob Reiner’s 1987 film “The Princess Bride” is reuniting for a virtual script reading and fundraiser benefitting the Wisconsin Democratic Party.Reiner, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn and Billy Crystal will read the script on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. Ct, followed by a Q&a with […]

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‘Princess Bride’ on Quibi: Fun, Flaky, Precious, Beguiling and (Sort of) Addictive (Column)

There’s a flaky moment of lo-fi enchantment in the Quibi version of “The Princess Bride” when Inigo Montoya, played with forthright flair by Diego Luna (that’s just after he’s played by Oscar Nunez and just before he’s played by Finn Wolfhard), takes the sword crafted by his father — the one that got his father […]

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Criterion: ‘Princess Bride,’ Hal Ashby’s ‘Shampoo,’ Brian De Palma & More Highlight October Releases

Inconceivable! A mainstream, populist romantic comedy fantasy adventure film by Rob Reiner in the Criterion Collection? It’s happening, 1985’s “The Princess Bride” is coming to the esteemed Criterion Collection in October. Granted not all Criterion releases are formalist, chin-scratching, slow cinema longreads (jk)—Criterion released, Michael Bay‘s “The Rock,” Kevin Smith‘s “Chasing Amy,” “RoboCop” and most […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 3: Netflix Teases Start of Production — Watch

Ross and Matt Duffer have reassembled their favorite fictional residents of Hawkins, Indiana — meaning production is back underway on “Stranger Things.” Netflix made the announcement Friday on social media, almost five months after the ’80s-era juggernaut was renewed. Season three’s first table read occurred April 20, captured in a behind-the-scenes teaser.To build anticipation, the […]

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