Sleepless in Seattle (1993) REVIEW | Flashback Flicks Podcast

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In this episode of Flashback Flicks we review the PENULTIMATE MOVIE IN OUR FEBRUARY MEG-ATHON! The 1993 romantic drama Sleepless in Seattle

Synopsis: After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah (Ross Mallinger). When Jonah calls in to a talk-radio program to find a new wife for his father, Sam grudgingly gets on the line to discuss his feelings. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a reporter in Baltimore, hears Sam speak and falls for him, even though she is engaged. Unsure where it will lead, she writes Sam a letter asking him to meet her at the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.

In this review we discuss production history of "Sleepless in Seattle", we building upon our PREVIOUS headcanon, and we discuss our confusions with 1993 technology. So call in to your local radio station, tell them about your sleeping trouble, then get ready to listen to our review of Sleepless in Seattle.

Favorite Quotes

Sam Baldwin: Didn't you see Fatal Attraction? Jonah Baldwin: You wouldn't let me! Sam Baldwin: Well I saw it and it scared the shit out of me! It scared the s*** out of every man in America!

Co-Worker: It's easier to be killed by a terrorist than it is to find a husband over the age of 40! Annie: That statistic is not true! Becky: That's right it's not true, but it feels true.

Annie Reed: Now that was when people KNEW how to be in love. They knew it! Time, distance... nothing could separate them because they knew. It was right. It was real. It was... Becky: A movie! That's your problem! You don't want to be in love. You want to be in love in a movie.

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