Visit Romantic Comedy Film Sites with Entertainment Writers

Walk to the locations of iconic scenes to discuss the film genre before enjoying a movie screening.

Visit Romantic Comedy Film Sites with Entertainment Writers
  • Jennifer Armstrong and Erin Carlson are entertainment writers
  • Find famous movie sites from past to present and discover the heyday of chick flicks
  • Relax inside a bar for a film screening and discussion of “You’ve Got Mail”

From the early days of Billy Wilder to superstars like Meryl Streep, romantic comedies changed the face of American cinema, and saw a particular surge in popularity with legendary writers like Nora Ephron. Many of these classic films were set in New York, using the city backdrop as crucial for capturing the story’s magic.

Film and culture experts Jennifer Armstrong and Erin Carlson have a long history with the genre. Jennifer’s first childhood fan letter recipient was none other than Nora Ephron, and she continued on to become a senior writer at “Entertainment Weekly” before penning her own books on pop culture. Erin, on the other hand, has a particular penchant for John Cusack films, and currently works as staff editor at “The Hollywood Reporter.”

Join the pop culture experts for an idyllic fall stroll to the locations of classic movie scenes. See sites from films like “When Harry Met Sally,” “You’ve Got Mail” and early classics like Billy Wilder’s “The Apartment.” As you walk, pick up inside stories, bits of trivia and insights into the genre. Conclude the day by relaxing at a bar for a film screening of “You’ve Got Mail” followed by a discussion.

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Jennifer Armstrong and Erin Carlson - Entertainment Writers

Jennifer Armstrong and Erin Carlson

Entertainment Writers

Both Jennifer and Erin admit that their lives resemble a romantic comedy (although they say it’s often heavier on the comedy than the romance). Jennifer grew up loving all things chick flick, and penned her first fan letter to Nora Ephron. She wrote for “Entertainment Weekly” for a decade, mainly...

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