You’ve Got Mail: 90’s Love Story

You’ve Got Mail! It’s our movie topic for today featuring Bill Murray and Meg Ryan. It came out in 1998.

Quick Summary~

They met online in a chatroom and clearly like each other. However, there are a few problems in the way. One, they are dating other people. Two she runs a local bookstore and he runs off-brand Barnes and Noble. Will they be able to see past each other’s flaws and find love? You’ll have to watch and find out.

Is You’ve Got Mail creepy?

It’s not creepy in context. These days it would be like going on a blind date with someone you met online.

Comments while watching

  • Internet in the early days 
  • Using code to draw and model
  • Transition to real life
  • Love the attention to detail 
  • I never thought solitaire would be addictive 
  • Dialup
  • What is she doing 
  • Dialup ft adorable puppy 

Title of the movie drop

  • Parallel shots to show how close they already are 
  • Off brand barnes and noble 
  • These days it might be
  • Liar
  • Yikes 
  • Writing letters 
  • Flour goes everywhere 
  • $2.95 for coffee? Good luck these days 
  • Wait until you find out who runs it
  • Why? 
  • Don’t snap at her like a dog
  • Poetry
  • Why are you creepy
  • Why do you pick him up to talk to him 
  • Nice cover up 

Books add up

  • Nowadays it feels like the opposite 
  • Definitely couldn’t hear you talking outside the door
  • Awkwardly trying to avoid her 
  • I haven’t seen the godfather 
  • Misunderstanding trope 
  • Your dates should date each other 
  • Are we supposed to get the references
  • I’ve been there bill Murray

How do I relate to both of you 

  • Comedy
  • Cash line? 
  • So rude
  • Annie ref
  • Why is step mom so creepy
  • Oh 3 part harmonies 
  • Sounds arrogant 
  • I’m surprised there’s no word count limit
  • Welcome to news where they misquote you 
  • Yea definitely not coming on to you frank 🤣
  • Oh boy
  • I thought you were going to pull out an ouija board 

Catfishing the movie 

  • Careful what you wish for
  • Conflict of interest 
  • Glad Kevin talked you into it 
  • I love the references to their previous conversations 
  • Not everyone wants to be attached to their name
  • So much irony 
  • Are you done 
  • Didn’t even try to know him
  • Misunderstanding trope 
  • Inadvertent apology

He went from excuses to understanding 

  • This conversation aged well
  • Isn’t that a white lie
  • They could be so helpful 
  • She’s not helpful 
  • Brinkleyyy 🥺🥺
  • Awww
  • Irony
  • He keeps dropping hints🤣🤣
  • Two sided chess
  • Cheesy
  • Crazy how that works 
  • Hi Brinkley 
  • Aw cute

Final Thoughts

Thank you for reading my take on You’ve Got Mail, I appreciate it. Comment below your favorite Bill Murray movie. If you like what I do, consider subscribing to my mailing list and if you want to watch something similar, click here. I’ll see you in the next post!

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