The actor has reassessed his role alongside Zooey Deschanel in Marc Webb's 2009 romcom.
Witherspoon is one of the highest-paid stars in Hollywood and is now taking on her first movies for Netflix.
Two stalwarts of the romcom genre are finally set to work together, according to Matthew McConaughey.
Witherspoon said the sexism of Hollywood at the time almost prevented her winning her breakout role in 'Legally Blonde'.
We asked Kermode to choose an oldie, a semi-oldie and something comparatively new.