Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
7 months ago

S2E5 - Pixels (2015)

In the fifth episode of Season 2, we fight video game baddies from the eighties in Pixels.

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

Show Notes:

  • 1:15 The Tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
  • 3:10 Jacob pops off about Pixels
  • 7:40 The movie opens with Cheap Trick, so it'll be great, right?
  • 11:00 Paul Blart: U.S. President
  • 13:10 Bring on the misogyny
  • 16:00 And that's when the things start to happen
  • 26:05 Pac-Man in New York City
  • 29:30 A party at the White House
  • 33:30 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
  • 37:35 MinMax: the pros (Max) and the cons (Min) that we haven't covered
  • 43:20 This week's game: 80s or nah?
  • 46:10 Should this movie be cut or seen?
  • 47:20 Wrap-up

Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our ten-episode Season 2 airs from February 4th to April 8th, 2021.

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