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.
We've seen classic romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally remixed as a horror film, but what about a sequel? Billy Crystal took it upon himself to reimagine a follow-up to the story, this time with Harry finding romance again in a nur... Read Post
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