Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast
2 months ago

S2E3 - Max Payne (2008)

In the third episode of Season 2, we drink drugs in Max Payne.

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

Show Notes:

  • 1:15 The Tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
  • 2:25 What's your experience with Max Payne?
  • 5:05 The movie starts with a sad sad boy
  • 9:20 Filmed in Toronto, lookin' fab
  • 17:15 Aesir Corporation, feather tattoos and drinking drugs
  • 24:30 A heel turn, almost drowning and a post-credit scene
  • 34:00 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
  • 38:30 MinMax: the pros (Max) and the cons (Min) that we haven't covered
  • 47:15 This week's game: Bullet Time or Nah
  • 52:40 Should this movie be cut or seen?
  • 54:30 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