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‘The Five-Year Engagement’ and 21st Century Relationships

Imagine what some of our most beloved romantic films would look like if they were made in the 21st century. Laura and Alec of David Lean’s Brief Encounter could have managed their secret meetups over text. Harry and Sally could have checked each others’ okcupid accounts before explaining every aspect of what they seek in a partner over a cross-country road trip. And Ilsa would never have had to get on that plane because, y’know, the war’s over.
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Movies Pick: Love Story

Entertainment : The New Yorker: Goings On (3 years ago)

One of the highlights of Criterion’s boxed set of the director David Lean’s adaptations of scripts by Noël Coward (coming out March 27th) is “Brief Encounter,” from 1945, about the romantic meeting, in a... Read Post

Why When Harry Met Sally . . . Is the Perfect Romantic Comedy

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (4 months ago)

No movie explores the question of friendships between men and women quite like When Harry Met Sally... - the ultimate will-they-or-won't-they romantic comedy. The film turns 25 this month, but more than two decades later, it's recog... Read Post

21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Men and women are equally good at reading partners’ sexual satisfacti…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (7 months ago)

21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Men and women are equally good at reading partners’ sexual satisfaction, new study finds. “Sally’s very loud — and very fake — public orgasm in the film When Harry Met Sally was her emphatic way of provin... Read Post


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