Watching Casablanca, I realized that the “For All We Know, We’ll Never Meet Again” WWII ending would lose much of its poignancy in the age of Facebook. Yes, Isle and Rick might never meet again but today they would follow each other on Facebook and one day Skype.
Here, Katie and Hubbel, Scarlet and Rhett, Newland Archer and Countess Olenska and their long, romantic movie goodbyes before texts, Twitter and the need to proclaim our relationship status on Facebook. Goodbye, my love. We’ll always have Instagram.