Anyone But You / Unwritten

The 2023 rom-com, Anyone But You, starring the equally gorgeous Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell, received lukewarm reviews. But don't write it off just yet—some of the funniest scenes feature “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield, giving us major “Easy A” vibes. To help Rachel and Aviv figure out what makes a great rom-com, they invited Nora Ephron expert Ilana Kaplan. They conclude that most great rom-coms need unrealistically attractive actors, a catchy title, memorable needle drops, and a plot based on Shakespeare's works. Check out Ilana's book here: Nora Ephron at the Movies.

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