Erin Carlson's I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic ComedyBy Colin Laidley
The endless parade of anecdotes is intermittently entertaining and interesting. Ephrons fantasies were painstakingly crafted; Nora had to completely OK every single look, down to the cut of the shoes, Tom Hanks recalls. Stories of deciding on certain minor details like Kathleen Kelleys tousled hair or Harrys chic bohemian loft provide a window into both Ephrons visiontroublingly elitistand her character as a filmmakercollaborative, but self-assured and obdurate. Unfortunately, they do not get the commentary they deserve, and cumulatively these stories amount to neither a portrait of Ephron nor an appraisal of her legacy.