Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find everything wrong with Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes; Star Wars vs Star Trek: The Enterprise Strikes Back; Disney characters reimagined as the Orange Is The New Black cast; and how to fix the horror movie genre in 10 steps. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off Flavorwire has The Famous Artworks That Inspired 15 Films.
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Everything Wrong With Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
Just so there’s no confusion (at least among people who read the description), we think this movie is bad-ass. But our motto does not allow us to ignore movies’ sins just because we like the film. Plus, you guys have REALLY been asking for this. So here are the sins of Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes.
Star Wars vs Star Trek: The Enterprise Strikes Back
Sequelitis – ZELDA: A Link to the Past vs. Ocarina of Time
Is Ocarina of Time REALLY the masterpiece we all say it is? What did it do to change how Zelda games are made?
Graphic designer Maria Bayley took classic Disney characters and combined them with Orange Is the New Black characters.
BuzzFeed has the full gallery.
Playtime is over.
Pokemon Rusty: Viridian City Gym
Rusty finally comes face-to-face with his greatest enemy (other than “his own incompetence”).
How to Fix the Horror Movie Genre in 10 Steps – Dear Hollywood
Finally decided to offer my consulting services to Hollywood, free of charge, on the issue of reviving the horror genre. You might not agree with ALL my suggestions, but you’ll agree with enough of them to be questioning your own sanity by the time we’re done.
Missing My Bestie
A “Bestie.” We all have one. But what happens when your Bestie goes out of town? This.
Convos With My 2 Year Old – “THE ELEVATOR”
(Feat. SHAY CARL) Episode 7, Season 3.
46 Facts About the First Ladies
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John discusses First Ladies!
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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