Whoa boy, 50 episodes?! That's gotta be some kind of milestone, for sure. The boys quickly make a big announcement taking place next month and, as promised, select a question from a lucky listener to discuss on the show. Chris shares his thoughts on San Andreas and Jurassic World going into a fuller examination of the latter film from last week. Josh talks about the latest announcements from E3 and has a change of heart with one upcoming game in particular. 50 episodes, guys! Thanks for listening! Here's to 50 more!

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Geek Out Commentary - Mission: Impossible III

The countdown to Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation continues with JJ Abrams feature film directorial debut, Mission: Impossible III! The gang calls the third installment the moment the film series found its groove with Chris comparing the film to having the same effect as Fast Five did with The Fast and the Furious franchise. The third installment is also a personal favorite of Jake's and the gang enjoys the more entertaining route the series took after the first two installments. Take a listen!

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The countdown to the landmark Episode 50 is almost over! Jake, Josh, and Sam share their first impressions of Jurassic World with some varying responses across the board. Sam and Jake also discuss San Andreas while Jake talks about the critically maligned Aloha and his love of Cameron Crowe films. Sam details his latest adventures in NYC and what film shaped Brian Michael Bendis' career as a storyteller. And the gang reflects on the work of Christopher Lee, a man that Chris refers to as the greatest cinematic Count Dracula. We're going all metal this week, folks!

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Geek Out Commentary - Mission: Impossible II

The countdown to Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation continues with John Woo's hyperkinetic sequel to the original film! The Mission: Impossible franchise is one of the few blockbuster franchises where the differences in directorial style are readily apparent among the various installments and no Mission: Impossible film is no more different from the rest than Mission: Impossible II...but is that a good thing? Listen as the boys watch Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt make the transition from a cerebral thinking man's spy to an all-out action hero!

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The gang is back this week after a whole new set of adventures. Chris and Sam discuss DC's largest comic book/entertainment convention, Awesome Con and some of their experiences with it including appearances by William Shatner and the Power Rangers. Jake and Chris also share being part of their respective brothers' weddings and all the antics that ensued. Finally, Josh talks about Tomorrowland and Spy the most recent two films out and about. Chock full of content this week, folks.

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Geek Out Commentary - Mission: Impossible

The countdown to the next summer blockbuster has begun with commentaries of the Mission: Impossible film series in preparation for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation! The first Mission: Impossible film was controversial among fans of the original TV series but how does it hold up as a film in its own right? The boys agree its the most cerebral film in the series but is it easy to follow? Also, Sam and Josh reminisce about the tie-in video game on the Nintendo 64. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to listen to this commentary!

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Continuing on from last week's episode, Chris discusses revisiting The X-Files while he and Sam explain to Josh how hard it is these days for network television programs to survive for the longhaul in a post-reality TV world. The gang brings up some of their favorite shows that were cancelled before their time and shows that existed for years on the bubble, including Chris' perennial favorite Community and talks about how the show has been doing lately on Yahoo Screen. It's a TV-centric episode this week, folks.

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Geek Out Commentary: Jurassic Park III

The gang finishes their countdown to Jurassic World with the most recent Jurassic Park sequel (And first film in the series helmed by someone other than Steven Spielberg)! It's Jake's first time watching the film and he's excited but will that excitement last? Sam and Chris welcome the return of Sam Neill as Dr. Alan Grant but will it be enough to make the film worthwhile? And which character in the film do the boys deem worse than Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom? Listen and find out, folks.

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The first in another magnificent two-parter has the gang sit down after a fairly low key week and remember David Letterman's legacy as he signs off for the final time. The gang swap stories about their memories of late night talk show hosts gone by and look towards the current generation of talk show hosts and the upcoming debut of Stephen Colbert as the new host of the Late Show. Sam talks catching a special screening of his favorite cinematic musical The Blues Brothers and the gang touches on some of their favorite John Landis films. But stay tuned because next week we talk more TV...

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Geek Out Commentary: The Lost World - Jurassic Park

The countdown to Jurassic World continues with Spielberg's sequel to his own blockbuster, Jurassic Park! The prehistoric sequel has taken a fair amount of flak over the years in comparison to its predecessor but the Geek Out gang still dig the flick quite a bit! Listen for behind the scenes info, the many types of Vince Vaughn, and a debate on the somewhat controversial ending in San Diego! Get your safari hat and bongo drums ready, because this is one big high-adventure experience!

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