Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find what the Avengers would look like in our most popular magazines; edible kryptonite; 10 Unique Horror Movie Kills; 3 lessons learned from 80’s sports movies; and Netflix for Private Information. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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White House Down: MTV Safe House
Agent Cale ( Channing Tatum ) and President Sawyer ( Jamie Foxx ) escape from a terrorist attack on the White House and find a secure location to hide out. They find themselves in a safe house used by MTV to protect its cast of characters from paparazzi and fans.
Perhaps The Avengers 2 will delve more into how the existence of a team of superheroes (some of which have magical powers) affects everyday life around the globe, but until then here’s a fun little exercise pieced together by MediAvengers that imagines what the covers of your favorite magazines and gossip rags would actually look like in a world where those Avengers are actually real people who date, fight crime and hide from the paparazzi. Our personal favorite? The Captain America Time cover. Yeah, we’d actually like to read that article …
The 3 Worst Lessons Taught by 80s Sports Movies
The Rocky franchise is wish-fulfillment — like Disney for the sad, embarrassing wishes of adults.
Top 10 Unique Horror Movie Kills
Please be advised, this video contains mature content. We’re not joking, it gets pretty gnarly.
The body counts are always high, but only the special few stay with us. Join WatchMojo as they count down the top 10 unique horror movie kills.
Edible Kryptonite Man of Steel Superman recipe
Welcome to Lovecraft (Locke and Key Rap)
Donation Drive 2013 – Donate at http://adamwarrock for rewards!
Free download of this song: http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3444
Beat used: Evidence “Lost Cause”
Honest Movie Trailers: Independence Day
With the announcement of Independence Day 2 (ID Forever Parts 1 & 2) announced for 2015… White House Down opening this weekend… and with Fourth of July just around the corner – we thought it was time to revisit a classic from 1996. Share it like fireworks people.
Alphabetical 26-Genre Song
Musicians Andrew Huang and Dave Brown perform a song that transitions through 26 different genres, in alphabetical order.
Thug Notes: To Kill a Mockingbird
Sparky Sweets, PhD. hooks you up with a critical summary and analysis of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird.
Epic Explosions with Homemade Movies
How do you make blockbuster explosions and FX on a homemade budget? In this special episode, Dustin breaks down the most epic fire FX from Homemade Movies. Can you take the heat?
NSA Flix: Netflix for Private Information
The NSA has decided to launch a new, exciting product that the entire family can enjoy. Cancel your Netflix subscription now and demand NSA Flix.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.