Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
2 months ago

S1E7 - Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

In our seventh and last episode of Season 1, we gotta go fast in Sonic the Hedgehog.

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

Show Notes:

  • 1:00 The Tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
  • 2:25 Let's talk about the first design of this character (the IGN video we referred to)
  • 5:10 Owl Mom? Echidnas? What?
  • 8:40 Sonic arrives in Green Hills, Montana
  • 11:00 "Bring in Robotnik"
  • 12:00 We love Jim Carrey but we are confused about the origins of Robotnik
  • 18:00 Very little fat on these movies (except the country bar scene)
  • 19:00 Travis finally ties Cutscenes into X-Men
  • 25:15 Getting to San Francisco
  • 30:50 Product placement in this movie (the worst version of it that Jacob has seen)
  • 36:30 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
  • 39:30 MinMax: the pros (Max) and the cons (Min) that we haven't covered yet
  • 46:10 A new segment! Welcome to "Best Of", where we tell you our favourite games from the Sonic the Hedgehog series!
  • 52:40 Should this movie be cut or seen?

Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Stick around for our seven-episode first season airing through the end of September 2020.

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