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Sleepless in Cyberspace

If the romantic comedy You've Got Mail seems old-fashioned, one need only look to the film's pedigree. Writer-director Nora Ephron, her co-screenwriter sister Delia Ephron, and producers Julie Durk and Lauren Shuler Donner were all big fans of Ernst Lubitsch's The Shop Around the Corner and set out to create a contemporary equivalent. One may be dubious regarding this intention, since the 1940 film, adapted by Samson Raphaelson from a Miklos Laszlo play, imagined a between-the-wars Budapest

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