SR Geek Picks: Lonely Island’s Spring Break Anthem, Ray Harryhausen Tribute & More

Published 1 year ago by , Updated March 3rd, 2014 at 4:40 pm,

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Honest Trailers - Star Trek (2009)

With Star Trek Intro Darkness coming out next week, we thought we’d lay Into JJ Abrams’ Original… So put your phasers on laugh and boldly go to where no Trekkie has gone before: a cool Star Trek movie.

 

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Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: “The Challenge”

What happens when old school goes head to head with new school in a battle of speed and wits? Leonard Nimoy takes on newbie Zachary Quinto and his all-new Audi S7.

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Everything Wrong With Star Trek (2009) In 5 Minutes Or Less

To boldly go where many of you have been asking us to go… J.J. Abrahms’ Star Trek. Does it have sins? Of course! Did we do a Bonus Round of lens flare? No we did not, because that would be too obvious. And also it’s already been done. If you really want to see that much lens flare, go check out this guy’s video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYgG9M…

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When Explaining Game Of Thrones Characters To The Clueless Friends Who Try To Watch With You

When Explaining Game Of Thrones Characters To The Clueless Friends Who Try To Watch With You 540x1024 SR Geek Picks: Lonely Islands Spring Break Anthem, Ray Harryhausen Tribute & More

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Mario and Luigi in Therapy: Shrinkage Episode 3

Brothers always have issues, and it’s no different for the Mario Bros. Mario and Luigi stop by the Doctor’s office to talk through Luigi’s drug problem (doing mushrooms and fire flowers), and Mario’s jealousy over who saved the princess.

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Ray Harryhausen Tribute 1920-2013

Director Jack Perez (MONSTER ISLAND, MEGA SHARK VS. GIANT OCTOPUS, SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE) gives a tribute to the Stop Motion Animation pioneer and special effects giant, Ray Harryhausen, who passed away on Tues, May 7, 2013.

Mentored by the great Willis O’Brien, who animated the legendary KING KONG (1933), Ray Harryhausen influenced legions of filmmakers and special effects technicians, creating awe-inspiring stop motion animated sequences in JASON & THE ARGONAUTS, THE SEVENTH VOYAGE OF SINBAD, THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS, IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA, CLASH OF THE TITANS, MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, 20,000,000 MILES TO EARTH, THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD, EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS, SINBAD AND THE EYE OF THE TIGER, ONE MILLION YEARS B.C., & MIGHTY JOE YOUNG, among many others.

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A Tribute To The Master of Stop-Motion: Ray Harryhausen

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10 Reasons Why Time Travel is No Good

Fafa explains why Time Travel is not a good idea.

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  1. That AT&T Vid was hilarious.

    • Totally! The unnessecary censorship vids are funny too.

  2. Yep, Honest Trailers and Cinema Sins are awesome.

  3. Some fine memories in both of the Ray Harryhausen tributes (Jack Perez not knowing whether or not the Rhedosaurus from The Beast From 20 000 Fathoms was based on an actual dinosaur might account for the quality of his directorial output).

    Everything Wrong With Star Trek: yup, that’s about right.

    How To Draw Iron Man’s Helmet: whoever that is might want to cut that right cheek and jaw (our right) in a bit before telling everyone else how to draw…

  4. Ok, as a true nerd, the Audi Spock vs. Spock video had me laughing so had I was crying.

  5. oh…. i almost couldn’t breathe, the AT&T and the star trek ones were hilarious.

  6. The Trek “sins” video has a reasonable opinion and perspective, but numbering the “sins” encourages more than should really be listed. Ultimately, ignorance of Trek science/stories/lore is on display more than insight about perceived errors. Many things on the list are not remotely fathomed by the narrator, and thus weaken the list integrity. Having one sin be simply “Tyler Perry” was funny, but most of the questions raised are easily answered or plausibly explained. Other details like lense flare are stylistic choices and a matter of opinion, and some like the differing height of Spock actors, may be amusing but aren’t exactly mistakes, much less “sins.”.

    “Honest Trailers” was also kinda funny, but also doesn’t really add up beyond a few broad ideas like similarities between scifi movie tropes. Again the assumptions are false, the premise of the most damning accusations is wobbly at best, and a real trek fan would have understood more of the questions raised. Again, ignorance of the franchise is on display more than scathingly insightful condemnation. No big deal, but it was made by a non fan to trash the absurdity of something I like, so seeing the creator misunderstand things and dismiss them as stupid is a little bit annoying. a few valid complaints and a lot of not really getting it.

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