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Alternate Ending was formed when three friends realized that they all shared a passion for movies. Tim had been reviewing films at his old blog Antagony & Ecstasy for over a decade, and Rob & Carrie had found great success with their year-old podcast, when they all decided to combine forces to create a new site, dedicated to their desire to watch and discuss the best (and worst) that cinema has to offer. The result is the website you see before you. What makes Alternate Ending different from all the other film sites on the internet? Well, we humbly suggest that it's the three of us: very different people with very different thoughts about the movie. Too many film sites cater to the same kind of audience, with one overwhelming voice in the writing, but what we treasure at Alternate Ending is diversity: diversity of opinion, diversity in belief about what film should do and how it should do it. We want to celebrate our different opinions, and celebrate yours as well. This isn't a site for people who just want to talk about the latest hot new movies in theaters right this minute. This is a site for people who can't get to the theater until the third week a film is out; a site for people who just want to find something great to stream online after the kids have gone to sleep, a site for people whose favorite pastime is to grab a bunch of classic films on DVD from the library and watch them all weekend. It's a site that believes that every great movie is a wonderful new treasure, whether you see it the night of its premiere or fifty years later. It's a site about discovering good movies, one bad movie at a time.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 20, 2020

We're back! And for our first podcast of the new decade, we're looking at all the films of the year that's just wrapped up. From the big Disney blockbusters to the other big Disney blockbusters to the modestly successful films that Disney had nothing to do with; from the most impenetrable art films to the most warmly satisfying crowd-pleasers; from lighthouse keepers' semen to Mr. Rogers' cardigans, we're sharing our picks for the top 5 films of 2019. Plus, we'll be talking about the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, reflecting on our predictions for the films of fall 2019, and maybe even making some new predictions for the unsullied expanse of 2020 stretching out in front of us.

In Worth Mentioning, we cover CatsUnderwater and Light of My Life.

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