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Happily Ever Aftermath

Mar 13, 2019

The Cusack run continues, but it's more like a walk as we spend more time fawning over Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling). Sixteen Candles (1984) is officially Polina's pick, but Diana was also deeply attached to this now pretty upsetting movie. Be prepared for a more serious than usual and long discussion about...


Feb 27, 2019

Stretch your quads, we're back on a Cusack run and discussing Diana's pick America's Sweethearts (2001). This is Polina's first time watching and she explains the first fifteen minutes set up a satire that the rest of the movie did not pay off. Due to her habit of fast forwarding, Diana has memories of a more...


Feb 13, 2019

We discuss Diana's pick It Could Happen to You (1994). Young Diana was more interested in the lottery spending montages than the budding romance. This is Polina's first time watching the movie and naturally she noticed Nicolas Cage's uncharacteristically subdued performance.

A police officer promises to share his...


Jan 30, 2019

Ryan returns with his pick The Bourne Identity (2002) and a thoughtful take on Jason and Marie. Diana agrees there is more to the couple than a convenient romance plot device. Polina really likes Matt Damon and his sweaters.

A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing...


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,...