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Alternate Podcast

71 EpisodesProduced by Rob Newton and Alex TourjeWebsite

You know how you're watching a movie with friends and then everyone, especially the cool friends, talk about the movie after it's over? Everyone has an opinion about how they would have liked the movie to end. Rob Newton and Alex Tourje just inserted themselves into your friend group. Here's a New … read more

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Alternate The Take (Bastille Day)

November 20th, 2021

1:13:19

Idris Elba kicks butt as a CIA agent stopping a heist in France with pick-pocketer Richard Madden in The Take. Or Bastille Day. Just a couple of guys from the UK playing Americans in France. It’s about 90 minutes long …

Alternate Free Guy

November 13th, 2021

1:04:15

Free Guy is like Ready Player One put funnier and with Ryan Reynolds not as Deadpool. Or is he? Free Guy is hilarious and a lot of fun. The ending is …

Alternate Carrie Pilby

November 6th, 2021

1:05:29

Carrie Pilby is a great movie about a young genius living in the city. She is not very social and her therapist has given her a To-Do list to perhaps find some joy. This film was recommended by a listener Challenging …

Alternate Edward Scissorhands

October 30th, 2021

1:17:16

Happy Halloween! Edward Scissorhands is without a doubt Tim Burton’s twist on the story of Frankenstein’s monster. This cult classic holds up but …

Alternate Serenity

October 22nd, 2021

1:15:57

Come with Rob Newton and Alex Tourje as they watch Serenity and give the film an alternate ending. A mystery with Matthew McConaughey which turns out to have nothing to do with what you’re actually seeing. Wild!

Alternate It Had To Be You

October 8th, 2021

1:16:02

It Had To Be You HAD to be one of the worst rom coms to start the 21st century. Rob Newton and Alex Tourje give this film an alternate, more romantic …

Alternate Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

September 28th, 2021

1:07:17

Steve Carell and Keira Knightley are great in this comedy drama about the end of the world. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World explores the different things people might do when there is no escaping apocalyptic …

Alternate Breaking Dawn Part 2

September 17th, 2021

1:17:00

The Twilight Saga is a favorite of many. Was the ending loved? Doesn’t matter because Rob Newton and Alex Tourje give it an alternate ending anyway. 

Alternate Sucker Punch

September 11th, 2021

1:13:56

Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch is darker than his other films. This movie could have gone a really cool way. It could have given the characters true …

The Alternate Circle

September 3rd, 2021

1:10:54

The Circle with Emma Watson and Tom Hanks is a B version of a Black mirror episode. It is either showing you the danger of working for Facebook or Google. Or some message about too much transparency being toxic. Rob …

Alternate Made of Honor

August 28th, 2021

1:11:38

A guy takes forever to figure out he loves best friend. But now she’s engaged to be married to some other guy. She does the natural thing and asks him to be her maid of honor. Will Patrick Dempsey do the honorable …

Alternate Law Abiding Citizen

August 20th, 2021

1:08:54

A man loses his family and the justice system gives him anything but justice. But he’s not just any man. This guy has a past and he’s going to use it to teach the law a lesson. Or something like that. Look, just check …

Alternate Jungle Cruise

August 13th, 2021

1:11:44

Lily, Frank and MacGregor go on an adventure to find some eternal flower thing. Frank being a Jungle Cruise skipper is the connection to the famous Disneyland ride. Well, there are other things. The puns are great! The …

Alternate Madame

August 5th, 2021

1:09:13

Madame has a very interesting theme in which a maid is invited to fill an empty seat at her employer’s dinner party. She is supposed to be pretty much invisible but is anything but. The French film is pretty good but …

Alternate Tomorrow War

July 22nd, 2021

1:30:03

The Tomorrow War with Chris Pratt is the ultimate military action Sci Fi! Or so we’re told. Actually, it is a pretty cool movie. Even the ending was …

Alternate Hancock

July 15th, 2021

1:14:08

Will Smith is the man! Hancock, not so much. We mean the character is cool. The story and how it ends is, well, another story. One that needs Rob …

Minisode - Honeymoon in Austria

June 30th, 2021

10:29

Rob got married and left for Europe. Yeah, that's allowed now. Here's an update from him while honeymooning in Austria.

More episodes to come! What …

Alternate Pocahontas

June 23rd, 2021

1:17:40

It was hard. Especially for Alex. But Rob and Alex have created an alternate ending to the beloved Disney movie, Pocahontas. It was easy. By listener request!

Alternate Downsizing

June 16th, 2021

1:22:59

Matt Damon is small. Now we don’t mean as a person. Downsizing is one odd movie with three different stories in it. Alex Tourje will explain and then she and Rob Newton will give an alternate ending! Everything you …

Alternate Space Jam

June 9th, 2021

1:16:25

Beloved 90’s superstar with the famous cartoon cast in this epic 90’s movie. Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan are awesome in Space Jam. How will Alex Tourje and Rob Newton give an alternate ending to this one?

Alternate Stowaway

June 3rd, 2021

1:13:23

New Netflix movie about a stowaway on a spaceship. Only, he’s not actually a stowaway. He’s, well, kind of just there and isn’t supposed to be. So all hell breaks loose until it suddenly ends. Rob Newton and Alex Tourje …

Trailer - Alternate Stowaway

June 2nd, 2021

0:19

Go watch Netflix's Stowaway with Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette, Shamier Anderson and Daniel Dae Kim. It's a space movie and it's wild...honestly, a …

Alternate Lucy

May 27th, 2021

1:30:47

In the film, Lucy, Scarlette Johansson is a regular girl turned super smart girl. Who then turns herself into a god bot or something like that. The …

Alternate Those Who Wish Me Dead

May 20th, 2021

1:29:21

Angelina Jolie is back in the new action movie, Those Who Wish Me Dead. You can watch it in theaters. Yes, theaters! Or HBO Max. Honestly don’t get …

Alternate Grease

May 12th, 2021

1:12:21

Yes, you love Grease. The dancing, the singing, all the sexual innuendos. Be honest, the end when Danny and Sandy fly off in the car is weird. There …

Alternate X-Men The Last Stand

May 4th, 2021

1:30:12

The X-Men Saga if you will was first a trilogy that ended on a very depressing note. So in pretending the story ended at movie three, Rob Newton and Alex Tourje create some alternate endings for X-Men: The Last Stand. …

Alternate 2001 Planet of the Apes

April 27th, 2021

1:27:44

Planet of the Apes with Mark Wahlberg has such terrible writing but the movie is so fun to watch. Except Rob Newton and Alex Tourje did not care for the ending. So as always, they’re creating some alternate endings.

Rob …

Alternate Spanglish

April 20th, 2021

1:11:08

Breaks over! Rob Newton and Alex Tourje talk about the movie, “Spanglish” and how everyone in the movie misunderstands each other. Even the people who technically speak the same language. Rob and Alex have a few …

Alternate Two Weeks Off

April 6th, 2021

5:20

We're taking two week's off so Rob can move to Iowa! But we'll be back! Let us know the movies you'd like us to talk about after you follow us on …

Alternate Zack Snyder’s Justice League

March 31st, 2021

1:29:49

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje have successfully been able to discuss “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” in less than four hours! The story is better than …

Alternate Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

March 23rd, 2021

1:28:45

Indiana Jones is back and this time he’s battling beings from another dimension. Indiana is still great but  what about everything else? Listen and tell us your thoughts: 951-523-0262

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje love …

Alternate Yesterday

March 17th, 2021

1:37:51

An alternate universe where The Beatles don’t exist?! Can you imagine? Well, if we were in Jack Malik’s (Himesh Patel) only I know the Beatles songs, …

The Alternate Age of Innocence

March 9th, 2021

1:31:11

She loves him, but he loves that gal, and he has some kind of honor so most everyone will live in misery because their status in society matters, apparently. Did that make sense? Look, all you need to know is Rob Newton …

Alternate The Departed

March 3rd, 2021

1:28:50

Two cops, two rats, one bad ending Giving an alternate ending to “The Departed” seems like a must for Alex and Rob. 

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje love …

Trailer - Alternate The Departed

March 1st, 2021

0:46

Listen Tuesday for Rob and Alex's take on "The Departed".

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje love watching movies and talking about them. Yeah, they're those …

Alternate Citizen Kane

February 23rd, 2021

1:35:31

Yeah, Rob and Alex are going to give an alternate ending to the greatest film ever made, “Citizen Kane”. Respectfully though! Yeah huh! Yes it will …

Trailer - Alternate Citizen Kane

February 22nd, 2021

0:53

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje tackle "Citizen Kane" this week and as a bonus, Alex answers last week's question about important female inventors!

Alternate Kate & Leopold

February 16th, 2021

1:20:37

Boy meets girl in the future. Boy falls in love with girl in the future. Girl is actually from the past coming from the future. Oh, and girl loves boy who came from the past to find girl from the past in the future. …

Trailer - Alternate Kate & Leopold

February 15th, 2021

0:37

In this week's episode Rob Newton and Alex Tourje try to change the time traveling ending to "Kate & Leopold".

Alternate Unknown

February 10th, 2021

1:16:09

He's the dude thinking he's the dude playing the other dude. But he doesn't know it, Dude. It's Liam Neeson in the action, mystery film, "Unknown"! Yep, and we're changing the ending!

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje love …

Trailer - Alternate Unknown

February 8th, 2021

0:53

This week Alex and Rob help Liam Neeson get his ass kicking life back! Or not. Alternate ending for "Unknown" coming up!

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje …

Alternate 500 Days of Summer

February 2nd, 2021

1:12:26

This is not a love story! But it is a story about love, and one that Rob and Alex create an alternate ending for. “‘500 Days of Summer’ did spark joy!” - Alex Tourje 2021

Rob and Alex love watching movies and talking …

Trailer - Alternate 500 Days of Summer

February 2nd, 2021

0:41

This is not a love story. We repeat, this is not a love story! Well, yeah, okay it is. Coming Tuesday!

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje love watching …

Alternate Bird Box

January 26th, 2021

1:23:53

Netflix’s “Bird Box” is a pretty great horror flick if you love that genre. Rob Newton enjoys a good apocalyptic movie but Alex Tourje sure does not like to be scared. Well, Alex made it through the film and came up …

Trailer - Alternate Bird Box

January 26th, 2021

0:47

Rob Newton and Alex Tourje create an alternate ending to the 2018 Netflix film, "Bird Box".  Coming Tuesday

Alternate Save Yourselves!

January 19th, 2021

1:07:07

“Save Yourselves!” is a delightful comedy sci-fi which will definitely crack you up. But before you know it, POOF, it’s over! Rob Newton and Alex …

Trailer - Alternate Save Yourselves!

January 18th, 2021

0:42

Coming Tuesday! As if from nowhere, poof, a fun dystopian film from 2020! Rob Newton and Alex Tourje talk about how they would change the ending of …

Alternate Something Borrowed

January 12th, 2021

55:28

When you have a movie where all the characters are acting horribly and hiding a huge, terrible secret, the ending has to end in disaster. Unless you have two heroes like Alex Tourje and Rob Newton to give a movie like, …

Trailer - Alternate Something Borrowed

January 11th, 2021

0:44

"Something Borrowed" has some great actors with great performances, However the characters are terrible people making horrible choices! Rob Newton and Alex Tourje will have an alternate ending coming soon!

Alternate Wonder Woman 1984

January 6th, 2021

1:31:26

New year, new Wonder Woman, New episode! Watch “Wonder Woman 1984”  and then listen to Rob Newton and Alex Tourje talk about the movie and then give Wonder Woman some alternate endings.

Trailer - Alternate Wonder Woman 1984

January 4th, 2021

0:39

New Year, New Movie, New Episode. Wonder Woman 1984! Let the adventure begin.

Alternate New Year’s Eve

December 29th, 2020

59:55

The multi-story film about ‘the one night anything is possible!’ “New Year’s Eve” is another fun movie to watch before the New Year. Well, we’re not …

Trailer - Alternate New Year's Eve

December 28th, 2020

0:57

Here's a highlight of Rob Newton and Alex Tourje talking about the film "New Year's Eve" before giving it some alternate endings. Coming Tuesday!

Alternate Happiest Season

December 22nd, 2020

1:11:28

"Happiest Season" is definitely a couple notches above a Hallmark Christmas movie. It has humor, romance and a series of bad decisions. Rob Newton and Alex Tourje appreciated the ending but they had to give an alternate …

Trailer - Alternate Happiest Season

December 21st, 2020

0:55

'Tis the season! So the next "Alternate Podcast" episode is all about the new Christmas movie on Hulu, "Happiest Season"! Coming Tuesday morning. …

Alternate Mystic River

December 15th, 2020

1:24:03

Creating an alternate ending to Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River" was a bit of a challenge for Rob Newton and Alex Tourje. The issue was that the film is so great and while the ending is sad, it is a fitting one. But that …

Trailer - Alternate Mystic River

December 15th, 2020

0:53

Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River" has an ending Rob Newton and Alex Tourje appreciated but still attempt to give an alternate ending to. Coming soon!

Alternate Now You See Me

December 8th, 2020

1:12:31

"Now You See Me" is a fast-paced film full of magic, fun, snark, and romance apparently.  Alex Tourje and Rob Newton walk through this film which …

Trailer - Alternate Now You See Me

December 7th, 2020

0:56

If you loved magic and you loved Jesse Eisenburg's recurring witty attitude, then "Now You See Me" was the number one film to see in 2013.  Many people hated the twist at the end so Alex Tourje and Rob Newton give an …

Alternate Dear John

December 1st, 2020

1:04:17

"What would you do with a letter that changed everything?" Rewrite the letter so that "everything" was a good thing. Rob & Alex come up with …

Alternate Source Code

November 24th, 2020

1:08:23

Creating an alternate ending to the film, "Source Code" with Jake Gyllenhaal was about as difficult for Rob Newton and Alex Tourje as it was for them …

Alternate The Spy Who Dumped Me

November 17th, 2020

1:16:05

Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon play two gals getting wrapped up in a government conspiracy shortly after Kunis gets dumped by her spy boyfriend. This is a fun movie with a lot of laughs thanks to Mckinnon but Rob Newton …

Alternate Uncut Gems

November 10th, 2020

1:05:25

You should definitely watch the very intense film, "Uncut Gems" with Adam Sandler. Especially before you hear how Rob Newton & Alex Tourje have …

Trailer - Alternate Uncut Gems

November 10th, 2020

0:23

Tuesday morning's release is all about a very intense film starring Adam Sandler. You should definitely watch "Uncut Gems" before you hear how Rob …

Alternate Man of the Year

November 3rd, 2020

1:09:23

This is not a podcast about politics! But some funny politics will be discussed. Mostly the politics of Robin William's character in the comedy film …

Alternate Ghostbusters

October 27th, 2020

1:06:04

Happy Halloween! "Ghostbusters" is a classic comedy movie with a hit song. Could the ending be changed? Yes, yes it can. Should it be changed? Well...

Alternate Heartbreak Kid

October 20th, 2020

48:22

You know a good movie with Ben Stiller is going to make you cringe pretty much the whole time. Rob & Alex took on as much cringeyness as they …

Alternate Jason Bourne

October 13th, 2020

1:20:07

"The Bourne Identity" series rocks! We mean, it is one of the best action series to hit the big screen. When "Jason Bourne" came out 9 years after the third movie in the series, the action was still good. But the story …

Trailer - Alternate Jason Bourne

October 13th, 2020

0:16

"Alternate Jason Bourne" coming Tuesday morning!

Alternate Project Power

October 6th, 2020

58:30

"Project Power" is all about drugs that either make you a superhero or a supervillain. Which is Jamie Fox? What is his story? What's the girl's …

Alternate La La Land

October 6th, 2020

58:14

The film, "La La Land" is a beautiful love letter...to Hollywood! How could this film have gone differently. Rob and Alex tell you in 3, 2...

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