Chris and Sam return from NYCC with tales of their exploits including watching the first episodes of the X-Files return and Ash vs. the Evil Dead! Sam continues helping out with Image Comics in the biggest NYCC on record! Chris finally watches The Martian! Jake goes on a tear watching Everest, The Walk, and Bridge of Spies! Sam and Jake look over the 21st century output of directors like Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott and talk about their favorite films from the current millennium. Lot to talk about this week so strap yourselves in! We're going 0 to a 100 real quick!

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Geek Out Commentary: Sleepy Hollow

Halloween Horror Month continues with Josh making his debut selection: Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow. Way back before Johnny Depp was catapulted into international superstardom, he took up the quirky, meek role of Ichabod Crane in Burton's adaptation of Washington Irving's masterpiece and faced one of the most metal characters of all time! Break out the Iron Maiden and black candles because we are going metal as hell for this one!

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A direct continuation from last week's discussion sees the gang talk about cinematic video games, Jake trying to get Chris to look after his Babadook, and perhaps some celebrities swinging by to give their thoughts. That's right, Jesse "The Body" Ventura and Jean-Claude Van Damme himself swing by in poorly rendered impression form to chat with Jake. Also, Josh slams Destiny and details the evolution of his feelings about Bungie's blockbuster.

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Geek Out Commentary: Freddy vs Jason

Halloween Horror Month continues with Chris' horror pick of the year, Freddy vs Jason! Listen to find out the long, convoluted development history of the showdown between the horror icons! Find out which members of the Geek Out gang are Team Freddy Krueger and which are Team Jason Voorhees! It's a bloody no-holds barred confrontation years in the making! And it's some of the gang's favorite Jason film yet! Watch along and listen!

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Big week as Jake, Sam, and Josh watch The Martian and Sicario as an epic double feature, share their thoughts, and compare the two vastly different films. Meanwhile, Chris watches The Babadook and the gang discusses their respective interpretations of the Australian horror indie. Finally, learn what Sam considers rocket science and what he doesn't.

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Geek Out Commentary: Army Of Darkness

We're talking a month-long break from James Bond to launch into this year's Halloween Horror Month! Sam makes the first pick with his favorite film in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy (And just in time for Ash vs. Evil Dead's debut at the end of the month) with Army of Darkness! After two low budget classics, Raimi took his unlucky hero out of the cabin and into the Dark Ages! Listen as the boys rewatch this horror classic from their youth and just how funny a screaming skeleton can be!

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Another wild episode with the gang talking about the latest season premieres from Gotham to Scream Queens to Doctor Who! Jake gives his thoughts on the film Pawn Sacrifice leading to a wider discussion about chess and the films of director Ed Zwick! All this and the Mega Man 2 theme for no reason at all!

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Geek Out Commentary: Licence To Kill

The countdown to Spectre continues with a wrap-up of the classic Bond series and Timothy Dalton's swan song to the venerable franchise. Licence to Kill is often regarded as one of the darkest films in the series and unfortunately didn't click with audiences when first released in 1989 but has since earned its fair share of fans since, including Jake who regards it as one of his favorite Bond films of all time. Listen as the gang watches one of James Bond's toughest, meanest adventures in Licence to Kill!

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If the episode's title and opening wasn't a dead giveaway, Jake and Sam finally watched the NWA biopic and really liked it! They also watched Black Mass and really didn't! Find out why along with some of the gang's favorite rap artists and musical influences this week! Hear which late night show's band skipped school to get Straight Outta Compton when it first hit the shelves! Hear which unrecognizable performances the gang doesn't think are all that great! Listen till the end for Josh's final grade on his counterparts' lyrical proceedings!

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Geek Out Commentary: The Spy Who Loved Me

The countdown to Spectre continues with the gang delving into the film that saved the James Bond franchise in the 70s with Roger Moore's The Spy Who Loved Me! A favorite of many a Bond fan and Jake's favorite outing with Roger Moore, the 1997 film propelled the British super spy back into relevancy and would serve as the template for Moore's Bond for the rest of his tenure. Listen as the gang watches the introduction of the iconic Bond villain Jaws, a stunt that was originally suggested by George Lazenby (That almost cost the stuntman his life), and the legacy of this film with the franchise!

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