Truthfully, I’ve avoided this film like the plague. I’ve avoided it for all the same reasons why I’ve avoided reading any Harry Potter books or watching any Harry Potter films. I figured, if everyone loves this film, then I’m obviously gonna hate it, right? (I can be such a culture snob sometimes). At least I can admit it.
But that’s the great thing about this 365 project; I can let go of my inhibitions, my hangups, my unfounded judgements and just go for it. There’s absolutely no good reason why I shouldn’t watch When Harry Met Sally. I’m into Meg Ryan, sort of… (Pre You’ve Got Mail); I think Billy Crystal is pretty hilarious (albeit weird looking); and I appreciate well crafted Rom-Com’s just like the next girl. So why not, right?
Our verdict: When Harry Met Sally is painfully delightful. Besides that ridiculous orgasm/diner scene, I really believed in Harry & Sally’s chemistry and their deep rooted affection for one another. I appreciated the atypical story line of an unconventional friendship, blossoming into an unconventional romance. Sorta reminded me of how John and I came to be