31 episodes

A fun, informative and (mostly) positive discussion at the intersection of movies and video games. In each episode, we watch a video game themed movie or TV show and give you our thoughts through friendly conversation and fun segments.

Hosted by Travis Colenutt, Katie Lesperance and Jacob McCourt.

Season 2 begins weekly starting February 4, 2021. Season 1 of the show covered Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Grandma’s Boy, Wreck-It Ralph, Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog.

Cutscenes: A Video Game Movie Podcast Jacob McCourt, Katie Lesperance & Travis Colenutt

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A fun, informative and (mostly) positive discussion at the intersection of movies and video games. In each episode, we watch a video game themed movie or TV show and give you our thoughts through friendly conversation and fun segments.

Hosted by Travis Colenutt, Katie Lesperance and Jacob McCourt.

Season 2 begins weekly starting February 4, 2021. Season 1 of the show covered Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Grandma’s Boy, Wreck-It Ralph, Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog.

    The Game Awards 2021

    The Game Awards 2021

    In a special bonus episode, we return to the big stage and dive into the 2021 Game Awards.

    Hosted Katie Lesperance (@lesperak)

    Special Guest: Luke Lewis (@lukelewis) and Claire Helmberger (@ClaireHelmberg1) of @lukewarmgames.

    Show Notes:

    0:30 Housekeeping

    4:00 General Impressions

    9:00 We have some suggestions

    12:15 Diving into the awards

    22:45 Before Your Eyes messed us up

    25:45 Game reveals and Katie and Luke geek out on Elden Ring and Pot Friend

    32:45 Tchia is a “Claire-Ass Game”

    43:30 Sonic and Halo trailers (Where are you, TLOU?)

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes_pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episode when they release!

    If you like what you’ve heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

    Music (used under Creative Commons):
    “Introduction” by Lifeformed | Intro Voiceover by DJ Stormageddon

    Find out more at http://cutscenes.ca

    • 59 min
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

    In our sixth episode of Season 3, we hunt for ancient treasure in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001).

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

    Special Guest: Dan (@StoryEverPod)

    Show Notes:

    2:40 The Tutorial: Our 60-second plot summary

    4:40 Recalling video game Lara and “pointy chesticles”

    9:10 Lara fights robots now?!

    13:05 Gratuitous shower scenes

    18:54 Bungee trapeze baby harness action

    22:45 Holiday in Cambodia

    34:30 Boss Fight!

    41:50 No guns...

    45:35 Critical Hits: Choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com

    54:20 Min/Max: Where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet

    55:20 Roger Ebert quotes and bad press junkets

    1:05:30 Stolen treasure trivia game

    1:17:10 Cut or Scene: Should this show be watched or skipped?

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes_pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episode when they release!

    If you like what you’ve heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

    Music (used under Creative Commons):
    “Introduction” by Lifeformed | Intro Voiceover by DJ Stormageddon

    Find out more at http://cutscenes.ca

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

    Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

    In our fifth episode of Season 3, we chase zombies in the desert in Resident Evil: Extinction.

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

    Special Guest: CtrlAltNoob (@CtrlAltNoob)

    Show Notes:


    2:40 The tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
    4:30 They ignored the end of Resident Evil: Apocaplyse
    6:45 The Umbrella gauntlet
    10:05 ALI LARTER!
    14:20 Why are you shooting the crows?
    16:20 How about Dr. Isaacs?
    20:00 Tell them you're bitten, dude!
    26:45 Tying it back to CROWS
    34:35 Vegas
    40:40 Tyrant
    45:25 An army of clones ready to be birthed
    49:00 An important meeting
    50:40 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
    57:10 MinMax: where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet
    1:10:20 Our game this week: Zombie Movie or Nah?
    1:20:40 Cut or Scene: should this show be watched or skipped?

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter at (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes _pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes when they release!

    If you like what you've heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

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

    • 1 hr 34 min
    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

    In our fourth episode of Season 3, we vie for the high score in The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters.

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

    Show Notes:


    1:20 The tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
    2:30 What did know about King of Kong before watching?
    6:30 How about that Billy Mitchell?
    15:30 What about sweet sweet Steve Wiebe?
    21:00 Billy Mitchell's wife
    23:20 How Twin Galaxies fits in
    28:20 "You've got to be kidding me."
    36:00 Guinness gets involved
    42:00 What happened after the movie?
    48:30 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
    54:40 MinMax: where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet
    1:02:25 Our game this week: Obscure Arcade Game or Nah?
    1:09:30 Cut or Scene: should this show be watched or skipped?

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter at (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes _pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes when they release!

    If you like what you've heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

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

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Castlevania Season 1 (2017)

    Castlevania Season 1 (2017)

    In our third episode of Season 3, we take on Dracula's army in Castlevania Season 1.

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

    Show Notes:


    1:20 The tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
    2:50 Our history with the Castlevania video game series
    5:55 We start in Romania with a love story
    10:10 Accumulating an army for a year
    12:40 Jacob rips off the bandaid
    19:10 Leaving Dracula
    27:00 Getting pulled back in with a lovely fight
    29:55 "This is worst thing we have watched on the podcast"
    34:50 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
    42:40 MinMax: where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet
    49:45 Our game this week: Vampire or Nah?
    58:50 Cut or Scene: should this show be watched or skipped?

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter at (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes _pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes when they release!

    If you like what you've heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

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

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Wizard (1989)

    The Wizard (1989)

    In our second episode of Season 3, we make our way to California in The Wizard (1989).

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

    Show Notes:


    2:00 The tutorial (our 60-second plot summary)
    3:00 Tying The Wizard to Boy Meets World
    3:50 How the movie opens
    12:40 Jenny Lewis, Home Alone and Rilo Kiley
    13:45 The tone of this movie is... interesting
    18:45 The whole middle of this movie was a trip
    22:45 Reno, baby!
    32:00 Video Armageddon!
    39:00 The conclusion of the movie
    44:00 Critical Hits (choice user reviews from MetaCritic.com)
    52:45 MinMax: where we cover the good/bad that we have not talked about yet
    1:01:40 Our game this week: Esport Nickname or Nah?
    1:11:55 Cut or Scene: should this movie be watched or skipped?

    Cutscenes is a seasonal podcast at the intersection of video games and TV/movies. Our six-episode Season 3 airs from October 28th to December 2nd, 2021.

    Make sure to follow us on Twitter at (@cutscenes_pod) and Instagram (@cutscenes _pod) and hit the notification bell/follow/subscribe to our show on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes when they release!

    If you like what you've heard, consider a 5-star review on your podcasting platform of choice!

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

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Crash Chords ,

Pure Excellence

I love this show so much! The hosts are delightful. The way they discuss and dissect each film is expertly done! A must listen for sure!

Matt aka Stormageddon

The Greatest Story Ever Played ,

I Can't Wait For More!

Cutscenes is a lot of fun! If you like video games / video game movies you have found what you are looking for. Mortal Kombat and Scott Pilgrim were great. I can't wait for more!

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