The Princess Bride (1987)

Director – Rob Reiner

Starring – Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Christopher Guest, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Andre The Giant, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Fred Savage, Peter Falk, Mel Smith, Peter Cook,

What’s it all about?

Notes & scribbles

  • Based on the 1973 novel by William Goldman
  • Always forget how good Andre the Giant is in this.
  • Oscar Nomination (1) Best Music, Original Song – Storybook Love

The Towering Inferno (1974)

Director – John Guillermin

Starring – Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, Robert Wagner, Robert Vaughn, Fred Astaire, O.J. Simpson, Norman Burton, Dabney Coleman

Based on 2 books! ‘The Tower’ by Richard Martin Stern and ‘The Glass Inferno’ by Frank M. Robinson

Oscars – Won (3) Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Original Song – We May Never Love Like This Again

Nominated (5) Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Fred Astaire, Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Best Sound, Best Music, Original Dramatic Score – John Williams