The Princess Bride Contest Giveaway Sweepstakes. This The Princess Bride Blu-ray contest, giveaway, sweepstakes illustrates The Princess Bride release on Blu-ray on October 2, 2012.
Rob Reiner‘s The Princess Bride stars Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, and Wallace Shawn.
The Princess Bride‘s plot synopsis: ”Based on William Goldman’s novel of the same name, The Princess Bride is staged as a book read by grandfather (Peter Falk) to his ill grandson (Fred Savage). Falk’s character assures a romance-weary Savage that the book has much more to deliver than a simpering love story, including but not limited to fencing, fighting, torture, death, true love, giants, and pirates. Indeed, The Princess Bride offers a tongue-in-cheek fairy tale depicting stable boy-turned-pirate Westley’s journey to rescue Buttercup (Robin Wright), his true love, away from the evil prince (Chris Sarandon), whom she had agreed to marry five years after learning of what she had believed to be news of Westley’s death. With help from Prince Humperdinck’s disgruntled former employee Miracle Max (Billy Crystal), swordsman Inigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin), and a very large man named Fezzik (Andre the Giant), the star-crossed lovers are reunited.”
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In this timeless film, a grandfather narrates the story by means of telling a classic fairy tale to his young grandson upon his bedtime. Although he is forced into listening at first, the boy ultimately becomes invested in the story and loves it just as much as his grandfather! This feature will explore some of our other favorite children’s books that have been made into equally engaging movies, such as Percy Jackson,Where The Wild Things Are, and Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Harry Potter Series
All of these books and films have taken over the universe leaving consumers desperate for another taste of Harry’s adventures in witchcraft and wizardry!
Where The Wild Things Are
In this classic story that was turned into a visually stunning film in 2009, Max sets sail to find a world of happiness but instead he is faced with terrifying creatures quadruple his size is both height and width. It is here that he finds his newfound friendship and personal significance on the island.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
These films that makes the dream of riding alongside the courageous and glorious Aslan about as real as its going to get. We’ve all wanted to be friends with a lion at least once in our lives, oh how I envy Peter, Susie, Edmund and Lucy.
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl and Tim Burton, come together to bring this outlandish story to life on the big screen. With one of the world’s greatest children writers and one of the film industry greatest creative masterminds at the helm of this project, a film such as this is bound to get everyone licking wallpaper for a taste of the magic.
Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightening Thief
Just as utterly engaging as the book. The film totally encapsulates the magic of Percy Jackson’s encounters with the gods of Mount Olympus. Embarking on a worldly adventure with his friends Percy battles against the fuming wraths of the gods, whilst falling in love with the beautiful Annabeth in the aim on saving his mother – BRILLIANT!
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Yet another demonstration of Wes Anderson’s sheer brilliance! With the aid of international superstars such as George Clooney and Meryl Streep and combining them with the innovative use of foxy stop motion animation it undoubtedly provides the film never ending appeal.
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Robin Wright The Princess Bride
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* ALL NEW – TRUE LOVE: THE PRINCESS BRIDE PHENOMENON (Pts. 1 & 2) For 25 years, viewers have watched and loved The Princess Bride. But why does it resonate so strongly for all ages? This two-part featurette offers some answers, along with funny and touching tributes from its cast, director, writer and fans.
* Part 1: TRUE LOVE: THE PRINCESS BRIDE PHENOMENON – A Conversation with Rob Reiner, Cary Elwes and Robin Wright. The director and his stars reunite for this lively discussion of the film’s 25th anniversary, favorite fan encounters and memories from the set, illustrated by never-before-seen dailies.
* Part 2: TRUE LOVE: THE PRINCESS BRIDE PHENOMENON – Hear from the film’s creators and cast, passionate fans, and see film tributes and parodies, as we explore why the movie became a phenomenon. Interviewees include Rob Reiner, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Chris Sarandon, writer William Goldman, executive producer Norman Lear, Rob’s father Carl Reiner, and more.
* Audio Commentary by Rob Reiner
* Audio Commentary by William Goldman
* As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride
* Cary Elwes Video Diary
* Miraculous Makeup
* The Dread Pirate Roberts: Greatest Pirate of the Seven Seas
* Love is Like a Storybook
* The Princess Bride The Untold Tales featurette
* The Art of Fencing featurette
* Fairytales and Folklore featurette
* Original theatrical trailer
* Easter Eggs