Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
2 months ago

Assassin's Creed (2016) [PILOT]

In this bonus episode of Season 1, we release our pilot and chase the Apple of Eden in Assassin's Creed.

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

Show Notes:

  • 1:00 The Tutorial
  • 3:10 Modern Day vs. The Past in Assassin's Creed
  • 7:55 We love Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard
  • 9:30 Character development
  • 11:10 Seeing the Animus for the first time
  • 16:25 Travis loves Sucker Punch
  • 19:55 Was the writing lame?
  • 22:15 What happened with Cal's Mom?
  • 24:40 Abstergo's MLM Conference
  • 31:00 Min-Max (the segment where we talk about other pros and cons from the movie)
  • 41:00 Critical Hits: some choice metacritic reviews about Assassin's Creed
  • 44:10 Real or Fake? We play a game about time periods from Assassin's Creed games!
  • 47:45 Should this movie be "Cut"/"Scene"?

Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Come back for Season 2 of the show coming in early 2021!

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