For geeks: The Princess Bride, part one
Mythgard Institute (with the Tolkien professor) has a series of podcasts about this classic fantasy.
actually I never could watch the movie: I prefer either a straight telling of a tale (as pseudo history, as in Tolkien or Heinlein) or complete farce. This one was neither, but a lot of folks loved the film.
and for you StarWars fans who can't wait for the new film to come out: May the Farce be with you: