I can honestly say that the movie is just as good as the book of The Princess Bride. Of course, as in every book adaptation, there are some scenes missing from the movie, or scenarios that are explained better in the book. I watched the movie way before I even knew it was based on a book, I was only like, 5. But when I read the book, I was actually very disappointed at just how much they didn't add to the movie. The book explains Inigo's father's struggles with the sword making, plus, it also explains Inigo's first encounter with the six-fingered man. Now that intrigued me. In the...
* You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles.
* Not much can get in the way of true love.
* There's not a lot of money in revenge.
* Beware of princes who smile too much.
* Overconfidence can be deadly.
* Inconceivable does not mean impossible.
* Getting fired can wreck a person's self-confidence.
* Remember that a chocolate coating can help things go down easier.
* After 20 years at something, a person *ought* to be amazing at it.
* Even if you're the best, there's always someone better.
((This is, in all honesty, my favorite part. If you like this, I'll put up more excerpts from the book. If you don't like this, too bad. I'll still post excerpts. Remember, life is pain. Anyone who says differently is selling something.))
Vizzini was waiting for him.
Indeed, he had set out a little picnic spread. From the knapsack that he always carried, he had taken a small handkerchief and on it he had placed two wine goblets. In the center was a small leather wine holder and, beside it, some cheese and some apples. The spot could not have been lovelier: a high...