Author and screenwriter William Goldman openly refers to his 1973 novel The Princess Bride as his best work – a view that speaks volumes considering his résumé. For a decade it seemed as though the whimsical tale of Westley and Buttercup would never make its way to the cinema screen. That is until Director Rob Reiner received the green light. The rest, they say, is history. December 4 marked the 30th anniversary of the film’s release in Australia and what better time to reminisce.
Author: Terryn Wood
A film nerd who always finds a way to drop movie references into casual conversation.
Deserted Island Movie Collection: Anything from the brilliant mind of John Hughes.
Best Movie Snack: Popcorn… Wait… No…. Choc-Top…. I’m notoriously indecisive!
Sony Pictures Animation throws its hat in the ring of family-friendly summer flicks with The Star, a Christmas origin story told from the point-of-view of a group of animals.
Why am I so ugly? Just imagine for a moment that the one you love most in this world asked that very question. At the MTV VMA’s, global superstar Pink shared how she dealt with a similar experience when her 6-year-old daughter said, “Momma, I’m the ugliest girl I know!”. In the inspirational film Wonder, based on the debut and best-selling novel by Raquel J. Palacio, audiences explore this premise through a boy’s journey for acceptance.