Articles tagged nancy meyers

4 Jan 2016 // 2:59 AM

The Nancy Meyers Method

Nancy Meyers consistently ensures that any woman worthy of being in one of her scripts would not need the guy to be with her at the end of the third act.

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18 Mar 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Holiday (2006)

Even though the nostalgic aspects are mildly graceful, the contemporary characters' every move is still riddled with cliché and schmaltz.

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8 Dec 2006 // 2:00 AM

The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday pretends its happy endings are premised on the women realizing their capacities as leading ladies. Really, what they're doing is finding the "right" men.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

What Women Want (2000)

At the start of What Women Want, we learn the definition of a “man’s man.” This lesson comes first from the ex-wife of Nick

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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