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Happily Ever Aftermath

Jan 16, 2019

Polina's pick (original title: Como Agua Para Chocolate) ignites a fiery passion, terrible attempts at the Spanish language, and an explanation of magical realism. In addition to the film spoiling our “what happens after the movie” game, Diana was disappointed about the ending she was forced to accept. Despite that,...


Jan 2, 2019

Our first ever guest Jen is back and gets us out of our mediocre rom-com rut with The Fifth Element (1997). The stunning visuals and fun story captivated all three of us.

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at...


Dec 19, 2018

Diana's pick I.Q. (1994) hits all of the points on the romantic comedy cliché checklist like a well researched physics thesis. This is Polina's first time watching, but recognized so much of Princeton portrayed from when she grew up there. Fun fact: the movie theater in the film is the same one young Polina saw A...


Dec 5, 2018

Polina counters Diana's Steve Martin movie from last episode with her pick Roxanne (1987). By the end, you will thoroughly know how she feels about Daryl Hannah's curly hair. Diana sings The Police within the first minute of the show.

In this modern take on Edmond Rostand's classic play "Cyrano de Bergerac," C. D. Bales...


Nov 21, 2018

Diana hesitated with her pick My Blue Heaven (1990), but is validated with romantic comedy juggernaut Nora Ephron as the film’s writer. On rewatch, she realized this movie provided her greatest lesson on how to dance (move your hips!) As Polina was not a big fan of this movie, we spend a bit of time talking about...