With all the new announcements of sequels floating around Hollywood, Jeff and Cory explore the world of terrible sequels that were thankfully never made. From human-dinosaur hybrids in Jurassic Park 4 to a time traveling Gladiator, these movies would have been franchise killers. Not to be outdone by actual Hollywood, our host also pitch some […]
This episode Jeff and Cory welcome the host of The Hollywood Dead, Vanessa McArdle, to the show. They chat a bit about her deep dive into tinsel town true crime and some of the lengths she went to research her first case. Then, in honor of the recent Friends reunion, the trio set Al to […]
On this episode hosts Jeff and Cory, fed up with the unoriginal lazy Hollywood strategy of remaking old films, suggest an new approach: why remake one movie, when you can remake two simultaneously? Thats right, like peanut butter and jelly or hot pastrami and bologna, we’ve got pitches for perfectly paired movie mash-ups for a […]
On this episode of Al’s Useless Hollywood Facts, our trusty time computer takes our hosts on a journey to a world that was all started with a mouse. The story behind the house that Walt built is more fiction than reality, and we learn about one unsung genius behind the genius that was really responsible […]
1989 Best Picture On this episode we’re back to our old switching ways, deciding the true Best Picture winner of 1989. Right on the heels of the 2021 Oscars that will go down as a bit of a train wreck (much like the year it was celebrating), Jeff and Cory dive deep into one of […]
On this episode we welcome Oy With the WB host Brittany Stanley. We discuss her childhood tv watching habits that inspired her new podcast all about 90s/2000s shows on the WB. After our trek from Dawson’s Creek to Stars Hollow, Jeff challenges Cory and Britany to the toughest game of Switch the Envelope yet. Seeing […]
On this edition of Because…Movies, Jeff and Cory cut deep into their childhood nostalgia when they try and explain the unexplainable in two of their favorite movies. Does the timey-wimey logic of Back to the Future fall apart in the last installment of the franchise? Does it make sense that a Division 1 college quarterback […]
This week our host double down on some part 2s. Its all sequels on this show, as they discuss film franchises with second offerings that are better than the original. From T2 to Lethal Weapon 2, these sequels really have their sh*t together.
Welcome back to Cinnovations! This episode explores the semi-failed filmmaking experiment of a Golden Age Icon, that would lead to Oscar gold for other filmmakers generations later. Jeff and Cory take us through the meticulous planning and innovative problem solving that went in to Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope, cinema’s first one-shot film.
On this episode Jeff and Cory explore many of the mysterious Hollywood urban legends. From OZ, Ted Danson, Disney animation, and the mysterious death of Natalie Wood, our hosts take a closer look at some notorious Tinseltown myths and try to uncover the truth. Which stories are more legend than fact and which ones definitely […]
If there is any form of entertainment Jeff and Cory love more than movies its sports, so on this episode our hosts uncover their picks for the most iconic sports movies. Movies that when you think of a sport perfectly encapsulate the drama, inspiration, and, at times, the reverence of that particular athletic pastime. So […]
On this episode hosts Jeff and Cory wonder if they can turn some mediocre films into cinematic classics by switching the lead actor. Do you think our casting changes would make these movies better? Or are these movies great as they are?
The only thing we love as much as movies here at Switch the Envelope is trivia about movies. Put on your thinking caps with us as Jeff and Cory go head to head and put their Rom-Com movie knowledge to the test. Can you out score our duo? It seems likely. Keep score at home […]
Sometimes in the entertainment industry certain performers catch lightning in a bottle and skyrocket to stardom with one project. The luckiest among them are able to ride that wave of popularity into a long revered career, while others never get a hit again. This week Jeff and Cory discuss those actors whose careers hit hard […]
Movies often take our attention spans for granted. Some tropes, plot leaps, and mcguffins used by filmmakers stretch the plausible suspension of disbelief. And when the viewer can’t justify something on screen there can be only one explanation, Because…Movies. on this first installment of Because…Movies, Jeff and Cory try to explain the unexplainable moments from […]
This week we answer questions sent in by you, Switches. Jeff and Cory settle debates about their favorite oscars, biggest snubs, and reveal how one oscars ceremony’s final moments inspired their name. You’ll find out how they really feel about the StE presents special episodes before they dive deep into dream casting a classic action […]
Meet the new year, same as the old year. After the horrors and anxiety of 2020, hopes were high for a fresh start to 2021. Six days in and it seems to have only escalated to much worse. Hope may be on the horizon, but until it comes we need a way to escape for […]
On this installment of Al’s Useless Hollywood Facts, Jeff and Cory track the legacy of 90s teen movies! Heralded as the last great era of teen movies, the 90s saw some of the most densely packed release calendars for their demographic. We’ll take you through the previous decades’ teen movies that led to the zenith […]
This week our hosts take a nostalgic trip down movie memory lane. They take a look back at some of their favorite movies from their youth and judge them through adult(-ish) eyes. From Bloodsport to The Wizard, which child hood favorites will stand the test of time. Slide on your old Walk Man headphones and […]
On this episode of Cinnovations we take you for a spin around one of the most technically complex and visually stunning advancements in set design, the rotating set! Its part practical effect, part camera trick, and part optical illusion and wholly an awesome feat of cinema magic. From its inception in the 1950s to modern […]