Nora Ephron

Ephron is an acclaimed screen writer, novelist, journalist, producer, author, and blogger. Her romantic comedies have been norminated for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay three times.

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  • bewitched


    A conceited and frustrated movie star gets one last shot when he's cast to do a remake of a cult TV series Bewitched.

  • EphronCookieposter


    A gangster comedy about a Mafia boss who tries to get to know his illegitimate daughter by hiring her as his chauffer.

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    Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women

    Ephron wrote about [the women's momement] with irreverence and a merciless eye for hypocrisy and self-satisfaction. --The Washington Post

  • Heartburn


    "I highly recommend having Meryl Streep play you...she plays all of us better than we play ourselves." -- Nora Ephron

  • myneck

    I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

    Ephron's "humility is slyly at odds with prose that is searingly smart." -- The Guardian

  • imaginaryfriends

    Imaginary Friends

    The author Mary McCarthy famously declared on the Dick Cavett show that "every word Lillian Hellman writes is a lie, including 'and' and 'the."' This play is a fictional treatment of the relationship between these two enemies.

  • Julieandjulia

    Julie & Julia

    Several aspects of the matrimonial portrait are astonishing....For starters, there’s the sex: the old married folks have it.--The New York Times

  • love loss

    Love, Loss, and What I Wore

    "Like the Vagina Monologues, but without the Vaginas." -- The Huffington Post

  • Scribblescribble

    Scribble Scribble: The Media According to Nora Ephron

    Well, if you're Dorothy Schiff or Theodore White or Clay Felker or Gail Sheehy or Brendan Gill or Burney Collier or Richard Goodwin or Mike Wallace or Daniel Schorr, you probably aren't going to be too thrilled to discover that the columns on news media that Nora Ephron wrote for Esquire magazine from April 1975 through July 1977 have been collected and published in book form. - The New York Times

  • silkwood


    Based on the true story of Karen Silkwood, who died under mysterious circumstances while investigating wrongdoings at the nuclear plant where she worked. Nominated for an Academy Award.

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    Sleepless in Seattle

    Hit romantic comedy nominated for two Academy Awards.

  • Wallflower at the Orgy

    Wallflower at the Orgy

    Ephron once imagined herself as a "wallflower at the orgy...everyone else is having a marvelous time, eating, drinking, having sex in the back room, and I am standing on the side taking notes on it all."

  • When Harry Met Sally

    When Harry Met Sally

    Received a British Academy Film Award; was nominated for an Oscar, and a Writers Guild of America Award.

  • YouveGotMail

    You've Got Mail

    "Even if you already live on the Upper West Side, you might feel the urge to move there before the film is over. - The New York Times