100 episodes

Happily Ever Aftermath explores relationships in movies and how they shape our ideas of love and romance. One title at a time, Diana welcomes guests to share their personal connection to the film and analyze the trajectory of the characters’ relationship -- when did they fall in love and what is their fate after the movie ends?

Happily Ever Aftermath HEAMCast

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 39 Ratings

Happily Ever Aftermath explores relationships in movies and how they shape our ideas of love and romance. One title at a time, Diana welcomes guests to share their personal connection to the film and analyze the trajectory of the characters’ relationship -- when did they fall in love and what is their fate after the movie ends?

    No Time to Die (2007) & Ryan Skonnord

    No Time to Die (2007) & Ryan Skonnord

    In response to a tweet Diana decided to take seriously, this pick No Time to Die (2021) is a follow up to the Casino Royale episode. (Thanks Meg.) As with any good sequel, the primary cast returns. Ryan is here to discuss the five-movie arc of Daniel Craig’s James Bond.
    Have any thoughts to share for the final episode? Reach out on Twitter and Instagram @HEAMCast, Facebook @HappilyEverAftermath, and e-mail at heamcast@gmail.com.
    James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology. Stars Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Billy Magnussen, Christoph Waltz, David Dencik, and Ana de Armas. (from IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Stardust (2007) & Ryan Skonnord

    Stardust (2007) & Ryan Skonnord

    As the podcast begins to wind down, Diana picks the movie Stardust (2007) based off a special request from her friend Jill. Neither Ryan nor Diana had seen the movie before, but were delighted by this unfamiliar gem.
    Have any thoughts to share for the final episode? Reach out on Twitter and Instagram @HEAMCast, Facebook @HappilyEverAftermath, and e-mail at heamcast@gmail.com.
    In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. Stars Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mark Strong, Robert De Niro, Jason Flemyng, Rupert Everett, Ricky Gervais, Sienna Miller, Peter O'Toole, Kate Magowan, Ben Barnes, Henry Cavill, and Ian McKellen. Directed by Matthew Vaughn and based on a novel by Neil Gaiman. (from IMDb.com and wikipedia.org)
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    • 58 min
    Special Announcement & Bonus EILfM

    Special Announcement & Bonus EILfM

    After Diana gives an important podcast update, please accept the gift of her November 19, 2020 guest spot on Everything I Learned from Movies. "Steve & Izzy continue PatreoNOOOOOOvember with the help of Patron Diana of the Happily Ever Aftermath Podcast as they discuss 1989's "Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death" starring Shannon Tweed, Adrienne Barbeau & Bill Maher!!! What is the Future of Feminism? What feminist spin-off is Izzy considering teaching now? Why does Steve hate Avocados almost as much as Needles, California? Guacamole or Clam Dip?!? Let's find out!!!"
    For all your upcoming gift giving, you need Izzy's incredible art on Etsy. Go to her website for all of her creations. While you’re at it, subscribe to their always fun podcast Everything I Learned from Movies. You can also be cool like Diana and be a Patron of the podcast and join Izzy’s sticker of the month club!
    The U.S. government, eager to protect the nation's avocado supplies, recruits feminist professor Margo Hunt to make contact with the Piranha Women, an all-female tribe who believe men are only good as a source of food. (from IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Cast Away (2000) & Daniel Van Kirk

    Cast Away (2000) & Daniel Van Kirk

    Diana welcomes, with great delight, Daniel Van Kirk to discuss Cast Away (2000). There is thoughtful discussion about relationships ending and loving a person that no longer exists.
    Keep up to date on Daniel’s podcasts and live shows on his website and meat raffle winnings on his social media. You can support his amazing work on Patreon, too.
    A FedEx executive undergoes a physical and emotional transformation after crash landing on a deserted island. Stars Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Nick Searcy, Chris Noth, Lari White, Vince Martin, Jenifer Lewis, Elden Henson, Timothy Stack and directed by Robert Zemeckis. (from imdb.com and wikipedia.org)
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    • 52 min
    The Night We Never Met (1993) & Janet Varney

    The Night We Never Met (1993) & Janet Varney

    The brilliant and hilarious Janet Varney returns to discuss a pick from her teenage years, The Night We Never Met (1993). Both agree there is much to enjoy with the movie’s genuinely flawed characters and tougher moments. Bonus talk about how some of these fashions are alive and well today.
    Keep up with all of Janet’s projects, especially The JV Club, Braving the Elements, and Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff.
    Frustrated with his inconsiderate roommates, Sam (Matthew Broderick) takes turns occupying an apartment with Brian (Kevin Anderson), a sloppy husband-to-be, and Ellen (Annabella Sciorra), an aspiring painter. Although Sam and Ellen never meet in person, they fall for each other through romantic gestures left during their individual days in the apartment. Also stars Jeanne Tripplehorn, Justine Bateman, Christine Baranski, Doris Roberts, Greg Germann, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Billy Campbell, Michelle Hurst, and early career Lewis Black, Naomi Campbell, Brooke Smith, Bitty Schram, Michael Imperioli, Paul Guilfoyle, and Garry Shandling. (from rottentomatoes.com and wikipedia.org)
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    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @HEAMCast, like us on Facebook @HappilyEverAftermath, and e-mail us at contact@heamcast.com.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) with Steve & Izzy from EILfM

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) with Steve & Izzy from EILfM

    Who better to join Diana to talk about Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) than Mr. & Mrs. Stizzy? Not that he needed to provide his credentials, but at one point, Steve owned nine copies of this movie. Izzy points out that the lies were worse than the murders (she’s not wrong). They all agree, both assassins are bad at their jobs.
    For all your upcoming gift giving, you need Izzy's incredible art on Etsy. Go to her website for all of her creations. While you’re at it, subscribe to their always fun podcast Everything I Learned from Movies. You can also be cool like Diana and be a Patron of the podcast and join Izzy’s sticker of the month club!
    A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other. Stars Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, Keith David, Michelle Monaghan, Stephanie March, Jennifer Morrison, with uncredited Angela Bassett and William Fichtner. (from IMDb.com)
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    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @HEAMCast, like us on Facebook @HappilyEverAftermath, and e-mail us at contact@heamcast.com.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Kim@The Dark Roast Pod ,

Listening Happily Ever After

Fantastic podcast! Good quality, great chemistry between the hosts. The movies covered are wonderful - the episodes reminded me of a lot of movies I had forgotten about, and made me realize I should give a few others a second chance.

ATXhorror ,

Funny and insightful

Great podcast which made me rethink a few movies (cough cough Overboard). Brings more to the table than most film podcasts and definitely worth a listen. -Erica, Customers Also Watched

alisaurus.wrecks ,

Brillaint and Fun

What happens to the couple after the credits role? What a brilliant concept. Diana & Polina are really great hosts, they have great chemistry and a unique perspective on relationships both personal and on film. This podcast is really interesting and fun. Absolutely give a listen!

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