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Happily Ever Aftermath

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...


Jul 4, 2018

Hoping for a repeat of our Working Girl discussion, Diana apologizes for her pick Sabrina (1995). Polina agrees that assumed off screen makeovers and inadequate dinner montages left us wanting more. And how is that possible with a movie over 2 hours long?

An ugly duckling (Julia Ormond) having undergone a...


Jun 20, 2018

What is your damage, Polina? We talk about her pick Heathers (1988). Please be warned, we recorded before the recent celebrity suicides. Polina drools over Christian Slater and Diana declares relationships based on mutual hatred are doomed. Naturally, we trade quotes of this iconic film the whole time.

A regular girl,...