You've Got Mail
First screened in December 1998 / Most recently screened in May 2014
Director: Nora Ephron. Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Jean Stapleton, Parker Posey, Dave Chappelle, Dabney Coleman, Steve Zahn, Heather Burns, Katie Finneran, Cara Seymour. Screenplay: Nora and Delia Ephron (based on the play Parfumerie by Miklós László and its previous film adaptation, The Shop Around the Corner). Twitter Capsule:
Reliably amiable stars sell it; some moments shine. Supporting cast pay iffy returns. Too easy on corporate titan?
I like it; at times it's emotionally rich. But hardly expands its genre. Sort of Ryan and Hanks's Pat and Mike: a pleasure, but not an apex. Breaks zero sweat.