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You’ve Got Mail Turns 20!

You’ve Got Mail, the rom-com we were all obsessed with turns twenty this year! Feel old yet? Same. From the nostalgic internet start-up sounds to that AOL ping, it’s up there in our top ten 90s films. But what would happen if it was set in 2018 we ask?

Then: Joe and Kathleen meet on an over 30s chatroom…

Now: They’d secretly match on Hinge using their alter egos: Jake and Kate.

Then: Joe insults Kathleen’s book store at a publishing party…

Now: Jake trolls Kate’s rival business Instagram page.

Then: Shopgirl and NY152 agree to meet up. Shopgirl will be holding a book and a rose…

Now: Jake slides into Kate’s DMs and they arrange a date. Kate will be holding her Kindle and an oat milk latte.

Then: Joe and Kathleen break up with Frank and Patricia…

Now: Jake and Kate remove all evidence of their exes from their socials.

Then: Joe brings Kathleen flowers when she’s sick…

Now:  Jake sends Kate the flower emoji on WhatsApp.

Then: Shopgirl arranges to meet up with NY152 again and realises it’s Joe…

Now:  Jake and Kate agree to meet and realise they’ve both been Catfished.

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