Kate & Leopold, the fantasy rom-com starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman, still holds up just over twenty years after its 2001 release. It’s hard to imagine a time in which Hugh Jackman didn’t receive first billing. Aside from the X-Men films, that is. But let’s travel back in time to 2001 during such an era. After working opposite Billy Crystal and Tom Hanks in a number of popular romantic comedies, Meg Ryan acts opposite…"Kate & Leopold Still Holds Up After 20 Years"
You’ve Got Mail manages to reunite writer-director Nora Ephron with both Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan for another romantic comedy. Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) is a member of the family that runs mega bookstore chain Fox Books. Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) runs a small independent bookstore, The Shop Around The Corner. They develop an online relationship after meeting in a chatroom but don’t know that they live in the same Upper West Side neighborhood. He…"You’ve Got Mail: Hanks and Ryan Do It Again"
Sleepless in Seattle, a timeless classic, marked the second pairing between Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in the Nora Ephron film. New York City may be the city that never sleeps but there’s no sleeping in Seattle. I kid, I kid. But seriously though, this film is recognized as one of the top romantic comedies of all time. The film hits all the basic genre beats while featuring the classic ending on top of the…"Sleepless in Seattle: A Classic Rom-Com"
When Harry Met Sally… still holds up as one of the greatest romantic comedies as the Rob Reiner/Nora Ephron film celebrates the 30th anniversary in 2019. The film starts at the University of Chicago in 1977 when Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) leave for New York. At the time, Harry is dating Sally’s best friend, Amanda. This trip to New York consists of their views when it came to relationships. Being…"When Harry Met Sally…: The Perfect Rom-Com"