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Happily Ever Aftermath

Sep 12, 2018

Time has come for Revenge of the Nerds (1984)! We are joined by Steve and Izzy from Everything I Learned From Movies to talk about a staple in five-year-old Steve's VHS collection. Prepare for cat cameos, dramatic reenactments, and impromptu singing! And yes, we did acknowledge the movie contains sexual assault,...


Aug 29, 2018

We are joined by podcast host extraordinaire and multi-creative Heidi Bennett to discuss her pick Four Friends (1981). Rather than the sex comedies prevalent in the early 80s, Heidi found and connected to a more serious coming of age story. Polina and Diana were unfamiliar with the movie, but found the elements that...


Aug 15, 2018

We discuss Polina's Oscar winning pick The Apartment (1960). While it is one of her favorite films, she shares how it is also associated with a less confident phase of her twenties. Diana knows the movie in name only and can only speak of 1990's Shirley MacLaine and Jack Lemon caricatures.

A man tries to rise in his...


Aug 1, 2018

It's the '80s by way of the '90s as we talk about Diana's pick The Wedding Singer (1998). Back in Adam Sandler's comedy sweet spot, we look at the first (and arguably the best) of his collaborations with Drew Barrymore. Also, Diana learns that after eleven hours together, don't ask Polina to choose between Elvis and The...


Jul 18, 2018

Before we talk about Polina's pick Tootsie (1982), she prefaces the discussion by acknowledging the allegations against Dustin Hoffman and explains her decision to shelve the topic for the purposes of the show. Also, prepare to get the soundtrack stuck in your head. We welcome your thoughts on the movie, separating...