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Old 06-26-2012, 06:26 PM
 
Location: a new New Yorker
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Nora Ephron, prolific author and screenwriter, dies at age 71 - The Washington Post


R.I.P.

I loved all her works.
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Old 06-26-2012, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Liberal Northern Virginia
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Other than Silkwood I thought her work was kinda schmaltzy. Well, she had a good run, and interesting life. Good for her.
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:04 PM
 
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Other than Silkwood I thought her work was kinda schmaltzy. Well, she had a good run, and interesting life. Good for her.

I think this excerpt from the article speaks for itself:
As a woman in the male-dominated movie business, Ms. Ephron was a rare “triple-hyphenate” as writer, director and producer.

I loved ALL her work.
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:34 PM
 
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I'm very sad at this. I didn't know she was ill. I just read "I Feel Bad About My Neck" and as usual felt uplifted and even a little bit empowered by her words.

I think Nora Ephron's work was imbued with sweetness and verve and wonderful humor. Her work was also profoundly yet approachably women-centric.

The movie world could use a little of the magic that was "Sleepless in Seattle" right about now.

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Old 06-26-2012, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Wasn't really into her work, but she seemed like a very accomplished lady.
This is a sad day.
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:54 PM
 
Location: a new New Yorker
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I'm very sad at this. I didn't know she was ill. I just read "I Feel Bad About My Neck" and as usual felt uplifted and even a little bit empowered by her words.

I think Nora Ephron's work was imbued with sweetness and verve and wonderful humor. Her work was also profoundly yet approachably women-centric.

The movie world could use a little of the magic that was "Sleepless in Seattle" right about now.

she apparently kept very quiet and forged on once she got her diagnosis. She's been sick for 6 years.
so true.
She plowed her way through a man's world and made a huge dent.
Her movies were so great!!!
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:04 PM
 
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she apparently kept very quiet and forged on once she got her diagnosis. She's been sick for 6 years.
so true.
She plowed her way through a man's world and made a huge dent.
Her movies were so great!!!
Agreed!

And her essays for Esquire and the New Yorker were so memorable.

I'm watching "When Harry Met Sally" in her honor.
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:09 PM
 
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Agreed!

And her essays for Esquire and the New Yorker were so memorable.

I'm watching "When Harry Met Sally" in her honor.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:17 AM
 
Location: 500 miles from home
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I'm very sad at this. I didn't know she was ill. I just read "I Feel Bad About My Neck" and as usual felt uplifted and even a little bit empowered by her words.

I think Nora Ephron's work was imbued with sweetness and verve and wonderful humor. Her work was also profoundly yet approachably women-centric.

The movie world could use a little of the magic that was "Sleepless in Seattle" right about now.

I read that too and her story made me laugh! She made something of her life and touched the lives of many people. RIP Nora Ephron.
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Old 06-30-2012, 10:36 AM
 
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I'm a fan of her work too...she was so very talented. I didn't know until I heard it on the radio last week (or maybe I forgot) that she also wrote one of my favorite comedies, My Blue Heaven.

My Blue Heaven Trailer - IMDb
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