When Harry Met Sally

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When Harry Met Sally Is So Wrong

Main characters should have stayed friends instead: Chloe Angyal

(Newser) - When Harry Met Sally... turned 25 years old last week, and on Reuters , Chloe Angyal is here to burst your nostalgia bubble: The movie "got it wrong," she writes. The film concludes that men and women can be "just friends" for a while, but that a truly... More »

Nora Ephron 'Gave Women a Voice'

Groundbreaking screenwriter mourned

(Newser) - Nora Ephron, who has died at age 71 , gave women a voice and opened door for them, Lisa Belkin writes in a tribute at the Huffington Post , praising the late screenwriter, director, and author's gift for celebrating—and roasting—romance, sex, and aging. "By putting the female experience... More »

Nora Ephron Dead at 71

Hollywood legend had a blood disorder

(Newser) - Filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron has died at age 71, reports TMZ . Ephron, who wrote the screenplays for Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally, had "emerged over the past four decades as one of America's warmest and most acute chroniclers of contemporary culture," says the... More »

Judges Punt on Legal Definition of Romance

They cite 'He's Just Not Into You' in opinion on 'significant' relationship

(Newser) - It's not every day that references to He's Just Not That Into You and When Harry Met Sally show up in federal appeals court decisions, but this case is an exception. A three-judge panel of the Second Circuit struck down a bizarre condition that a defendant notify his probation officer—... More »

Estelle Reiner Dead at 94

'I’ll have what she’s having,' clan matriarch said after famous When Harry Met Sally scene

(Newser) - Estelle Reiner, wife of actor Carl Reiner and mother to actor/director Rob Reiner, died Saturday at her home in Beverly Hills at 94, the New York Times reports. Estelle is perhaps best known for her cameo in Rob’s 1989 film When Harry Met Sally, where, following Meg Ryan’s... More »

Top 10 Romantic Movie Moments

From Casablanca to Lost in Translation , let your inner Romeo (or Juliet) out to watch

(Newser) - There's nothing like these classic scenes of on-screen romance. CNN's Screening Room lists cinema's top 10 romantic moments:
  1. Casablanca: Humphrey Bogart's "We'll always have Paris" monologue.
  2. City Lights: When Virginia Cherrill recognizes Chaplin's tramp as her lover.
  3. Roman Holiday: Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck's scene at the Mouth of
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Chicken Soup? Computers? Google? Pshaw!

Ephron tackles implications of modern inventions, advice

(Newser) - Modernity's full of fine inventions and healthy advice, but don't they really make us dimmer, sicker, and less prone to stumble on sex? So writes Nora Ephron in the New York Times, as she opines on hand-washing, breast-feeding, and rumors that chicken soup cures colds. "You have chicken soup;... More »

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