The big news this week is the unveiling of the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. The Geek Out boys chime in with their own votes to see who should win among all of the nominees. The gang also addresses what they think are the biggest snubs this year. Also, the latest trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road drops and everybody goes completely bananas.

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As the holiday season goes into full swing, the boys share what their favorite and least favorite Christmas movies are. Also, the gang talks about a wave of casting news from Doctor Strange to Netflix's AKA Jessica Jones. The real centerpiece of this little discussion is the first trailer for Terminator Genisys which leads to the boys sharing their thoughts on the Terminator franchise as a whole including which film is their respective favorite and which they find to be the worst. Finally, did someone say...SPECTRE...?

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The Geek Out gang reassembles to share how each of their respective Thanksgivings went whether it be Jake growing fonder of the holiday over time, Chris contemplating what to discuss at the dinner table, and Sam arriving late as usual. The trio also reveal their thoughts on the first Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Jurassic World trailers. Jake reviews The Theory of Everything and South Park: The Stick of Truth. Finally, the gang reflects on their grandfathers and the impact they had on their lives. Equal parts banter and sentiment this week, folks.

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With Thanksgiving looming, the Geek Out gang take the time to reflect on what each of them are thankful for. This includes reviews of the film Birdman, Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U, and Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham but also extends to things they are thankful for on a more personal level as they reflect on the year.

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Chris and Jake go into detail about their experiences at the Concert for Valor in DC this past week celebrating Veterans Day. This leads to a discussion appreciating the work of Metallica (For the most part) and Sam talking about the Foo Fighters' latest release, Sonic Highways. Jake also talks about some new music with his impressions on the latest Weezer album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, and about Weezer as a whole. Finally, Sam and Jake talk about their thoughts on Nightcrawler and how Jake Gyllenhaal plays one of the best on screen villains in years, springboarding into a larger discussion about great cinematic villains. Also, did somebody mention Five Nights at Freddy's 2...? 

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As promised last week, the Geek Out gang discusses the latest Marvel Studios movie news. The conversation ranges from thoughts on the first official Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer to the announcement of Marvel's Phase 3 line-up of films through 2019 to the rumors that Benedict Cumberbatch may be cast as Doctor Strange! The trio also share their reviews of Interstellar and Big Hero Six and Jake urges everyone to go see the indie movie Frank! This week's episode is chock full of movie talk; it's a full-on cinema circus!

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This week, the gang reviews the new Keanu Reeves action flick, John Wick, while Jake provides his review of the new World War II film, Fury. In doing so, it sparks a discussion between him and Sam about the merits of war film and its pervasiveness in today's culture. Finally, all three Geek Out guys discuss the music they grew up with in detail, the things that interest them the most musically, where their current interests lie, and that moment where they transitioned from listening to music prescribed by their parents to something much more contemporary.

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We were trying to be subtle about the title, we really were, but sometimes you just gotta let it all hang out. This week's episode has Jake and Chris revisit some horror films just before Halloween with middling results. Sam reflects on his schooling after a recent visit to his old alma mater. Chris, Sam, and Jake reflect on their fathers and the different familial values they established. And, true to the title, Sam and Chris recall a very different kind of memory...

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Chris and Sam return from their voyages out of town with Chris detailing his experiences at New York City and New York Comic Con while Sam reveals his respective adventures in Atlanta. In doing so, the discussion turns to all those personal anecdotes which should be at least slightly sexy but, in true Geek Out fashion, turned hilariously awkward. The stories range from East Coast strip clubs to European gay bars to the usual high school romantic awkwardness. Oh, and Jake vehemently defends the unfairly put-upon Aquaman. This time, things get personal. 

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The action-packed discussion that began last week continues here with Jake discussing why Skyrim and Madonna go together like peanut butter and jelly. From there, the conversation largely goes into a timely talk about the gang's favorite horror films. Chris talks about his love of the Nightmare on Elm Street series which has been reinvigorated by watching the critically acclaimed documentary, Never Sleep Again, tracing the history of the franchise. Sam reveals the types of horror movies he grew up with and how he didn't really start watching slasher movies until a bit later in life. Jake observes that he didn't start watching horror movies in general until the other Geek Out guys but has since embraced the genre, particularly the Halloween films. Finally, the entire gang reaches an agreement on how they view the Friday the 13th franchise. If you're looking for you autumnal horror fix, look no further, true believers. 

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