Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
29 days ago

S3E1 - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

In our first episode of Season 3, we battle ghosts in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001).

Hosted by Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Katie Lesperance (@lesperak) & Travis Colenutt (@TravisColenutt).

Special Guest: Shane Chiasson (@chiassoo)

Show Notes:

  • 1:30 The tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
  • 4:15 Our experience with Final Fantasy
  • 10:20 The graphics kind of hold up!
  • 12:20 Setting up the 2065 version of the Earth
  • 25:10 "Nothing about this movie was interesting" including the action scenes
  • 28:15 The Aki Ross Maxim Magazine thing
  • 30:30 James Woods did a bad and we got the denouement
  • 34:25 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
  • 38:55 MinMax: where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet
  • 47:30 Our game this week: Final Fantasy or Nah?
  • 54:20 Cut or Scene: should this show be watched or skipped?

Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

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Music (used under Creative Commmons): "Introduction" by Lifeformed | Intro Voiceover by DJ Stormageddon