Screenwriter Hallie Meyers-Shyer share her top pciks--they'll make you believe in love again. (And add to your Netflix queue Immediately!)
The Gist: Down-on-his luck Broadway director Oscar Jaffe tries to win back his former-engenue Lily Garland, now a Hollywood star, when chance reunites them on the same train.
Meyers-Shayer Says: "There are so many forces of comedic geniuses at work in this great screwball romantic comedy, It's crazy--and I love that most of the story unfolds on a train ride."
Hannah and Her Sisters(1986)
The Gist: A dramedy about the romantic escapades of three sisters as they unfold from one Thanksgiving to the next.
Meyers-Shayer Says: "Woody Allen expertly weaves together the intertwined lives and relationships of these complicated characters. I'm obsessed with this movie!"
The philadelphia Story(1940)
The Gist: Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord's wedding is turned upside down when her ex-husband, Dexter, and a gossip reporter show up uninvited.
Meyers-Shayer Says: "Jimmy Stewart won the Oscar for his part in this classic love triangle. Romantic comedies don't get much better than this."
Bridget Jone's Dairy(2001)
The Gist: British everygirl Bridget Jones has a New Year's resolution: Take control of her weight, her job, an, of course, her love life.
Meyers-Shayer Says: "Two words. [Hugh Grant's] Daniel Cleaver."
The Gist: Eager-to-please C.C. Baxter loans his Central Park West apartment to execs at his firm for their adulterous trysts--complications arise when he starts things up with his boss's latest fling.
Meyers-Shayer Says: "Prbably my favorite movie of all time. It's a dark concept handled with a light touch--a perfect movie."