Tag Archives: The Princess Bride

My Favorite Movies

 My Favorite Movies As a departure from my usual writing advice (yeah, I know, I get a little too anal with sharing what I know), I thought I’d share my favorite movies instead. This subject came about last night as I realized my priorities have changed, and my #1 movie has slipped to #2. Drumroll,…

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The Princess Bride Character Motivation

The Princess Bride has a little bit of everything.  Fencing.  Fighting.  Torture. Poison. True Love, etc. It also has Motivation, Goals and Conflict (especially conflict.) In my mind, Motivation is the most important of the three.  A man can have a goal of climbing Mt. Everest or landing a sailfish in the Caribbean, but until…

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The movies we love to watch over and over and over

While flipping channels last night I ran across “The Blues Brothers.”  The last twenty minutes.  Did I keep on clicking?  No, sir, it’s one of those movies I can’t walk away from. It’s one of the movies we love to watch over and over and over. There’s something about it—the music, the car chase, the…

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