In 2008, a remake of the 1939 classic The Women came out. Based on the success of the first movie, the screenplay of which was written by the inimitable Anita Loos of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes fame, was a vicious representation of the shallow, disloyal friendships we foster within our social groups, and how these affect our personal lives. The modern version, a weak copy, pretends that in this overly technological world, our connections are somehow more real. Beyond that, the plot isn't that much different.
Since we were exploring cheating today, our editor posted the dialog in the scene between Meg Ryan (who plays portagonist Mary) and Candice Bergen (who plays her mother) where they discuss the affair Ryan's husband is having.
Mary Haines: What do you mean 'what am I going to do'? I'm going to tell him to move out.
Catherine Frazier: Well, that's not very smart. Someone once said that when you don't know what to do, do nothing.
That, in a nutshell, is her mother's advice -- identical to the advice given by the mother in the original. As in the original, the daughter does not take it. We decided to ask Twitter what they thought. The results were surprising: