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  • ‘Princess Bride’ coming to the stage

    November 14, 2013 | 9:49 am

    In what will hopefully be a blissful mawage, Disney has announced plans to work with William Goldman on a theatrical production based on both his book “The Princess Bride” and on his screenplay for Rob Reiner’s 1987 classic film.

    This is not the first time someone has tried...

  • When Reiner met Moses

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 20, 2012 | 3:13 pm

    In the beginning, there was comedy.

    "Have you heard the one about two Jewish ladies sitting around in a restaurant, and the waiter comes up and says, ‘Is there anything all right?’” the multi-hyphenate filmmaker Rob Reiner asks the moment we sit down in a glass-enclosed cove...

  • Same-sex marriage: Coming to a theater near you

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 8, 2011 | 10:05 am

    Rob Reiner, the director of “The American President” and “When Harry Met Sally” announced he is developing a new film on Proposition 8 to the American Film Market (AFM) on Sunday. But don’t expect an objective political portrait—Reiner was active in the fight against Prop 8.


  • Finally, When Harry Met Sally 2 - Billy Crystal & Helen Mirren

    By Misha Henckel

    April 6, 2011 | 11:47 am

    It’s the sequel we’ve all been waiting for. And it does not disappoint. When Harry Met Sally 2 matches the spirit and feeling of the original blockbuster hit, and then takes it to the next level. It’s a must see movie, with Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, Rob Reiner, Maya Rudolph among...

  • From ‘Bucket List’ to ‘Beaufort’

    By Danielle Berrin

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Quick Trip From Everest to Lebanon

    In less than 48 hours, I visited Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and Tibet, and Beaufort Castle in southern Lebanon. The unlikely juxtaposition was the result of attending screenings of quite different films: the flashy Hollywood...

  • ‘Match’ a Winner; Keep ‘Rumor’ Quiet

    By Jean Oppenheimer

    December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "Match Point" marks a notable departure for Woody Allen, and not just because its story is set and was shot in England. Reminiscent in theme of "Crimes and Misdemeanors," though without the humor, there's a new tone to this film. Enough so that anybody entering the theater not...