Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
3 months ago

S1E5 - Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

In our fifth episode of Season 1, the team jumps between video game worlds in Wreck-It Ralph! Note: This episode initially had a copy of Grandma's Boy in the feed, which has now been fixed, thank you for letting us, Maria!

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

Show Notes:

  • 1:10 The Tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
  • 2:25 The setup of Wreck-It Ralph and this film's part of the Pixar-verse
  • 7:15 The main voice actors in Wreck-It Ralph (and Jacob's proposal for a voice replacement for Ralph)
  • 10:00 Bad Guy's Anonymous
  • 12:30 How about those gaming brands?
  • 18:40 We talk about Vanellope Von Sweet
  • 22:50 The big twist!
  • 25:30 A scary part and a reset
  • 29:30 How about those candy brands?
  • 32:00 This movie has a sequel and a video game
  • 36:40 Critical Hits (a summary of user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
  • 42:10 MinMax (the segment where we dive into our remaining pros and cons)
  • 47:30 This episode's game: cameo or nah?
  • 54:00 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