SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car ‘Fast & Furious,’ Lego ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Game of Desks’ & More!

Published 1 year ago by , Updated June 14th, 2014 at 11:31 am,

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find out how much it would cost to turn your car into a Fast and Furious edition; an Arrested Development infographic; a life-sized Teddy Bear girl from The Walking Dead; Lego Iron Man 3; who’s winning in the never-ending battle between Stars of both War and Trek; and a Watch_Dogs fan film. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you may be featured on a future post!

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Cost to Make Your Car Fast and Furious

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Via MyVoucherCodes.co.uk and EpicTuning.com.

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Arrests In Development

arrested development infographic SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

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Lego Iron Man – IRONMANIA!!!

forrestfire101‘s thoughts on Iron Man 3.

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Game of Desks

In the newest Late Night Digital Original, Jimmy Fallon shows how the world of Late Night is not that different from Game of Thrones.

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Red Shirts The Series: Episode 1: Part 2

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The Walking Dead Teddy Bear Girl Life-Size Statue

The Walking Dead Teddy Bear Girl Life Size Statue 570x949 SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

The Walking Dead Teddy Bear Girl Life-Size Statue will be available September 2013, but can be pre-ordered now for $219.99 at Entertainment Earth.

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Benedict Cumberbatch – Jaguar “Alive” ads

Not really geeky but any excuse I can find to put Benedict Cumberbatch in here, I will take.

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Space Invaders Crayons

Space Invaders Crayons 570x513 SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

$12.16 from Amazon.com.

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Boba Fett FanWraps Car Decal

Star Wars Boba Fett FanWraps Car Decal SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

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Just $29.99 from Entertainment Earth and Amazon.com…Learn more at Fanswraps.net.

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J.J. Abrams Will Hide A Conan Easter Egg In The New Star Wars

J.J. loves secret movie easter eggs, and commits to planting Conan’s favorite catchphrase in a galaxy far, far away.

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R2-D2 Birthday Cake

R2 D2 Birthday Cake 570x692 SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

Made by Emily Poage.

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Star Trek Vs Star Wars: Who Won The Battle?

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Head over to MovieHunger.com to crunch the numbers.

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Ulysses 31 Sweded

A lo-fi live-action tribute to the finest animated title sequence of the eighties.

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Pacific Rim + Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Pacific Rim Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 570x570 SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

Thanks to SR Reader Nicolas Inglese for sharing!

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Star Trek Into Darkness Plothole Kit

Plothole 570x407 SR Geek Picks: Cost to Make Your Car Fast & Furious, Lego Iron Man 3, Game of Desks & More!

Thanks to SR Reader Van Connor for sharing!

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Cloaked – A Watch_Dogs Fan Film (2013)

Set in the Watch_Dogs universe, Cloaked, a short fan film revolves around an elite task force of “ctOS” special operators whose sole duty is to defend the centralOperatingSystem against its most dangerous intruders. Their priority suspect: Aiden Pearce.

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That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

Today’s picks have been brought to you by: Bryan Edwards, kalistoshTeamCocodermotcanterburyMovieHungerArrestsindevelopmentGeekAlertsRedShirtsSerieslatenightforrestfire101MyVoucherCodes.co.uk and EpicTuning.com.

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  1. I LOVE “Ulysses 31″!!!

    • Awesome show, one of my favorites. Used to watch it when I was in France back in the days. Very inspired character, vehicle and environment design and story. There’s nothing like this on TV nowadays.

  2. The Usurper should have been Leno…

  3. Even when Conan started, when I was a child and he hadn’t yet developed his tremendous ego or told the same jokes for a decade yet, I never would have wanted him to leave a mark on Star Wars, any more than I want Letterman to play some small part in the next Batman. What a stupid idea! I couldn’t get the clip to play, but I hope it was a joke. Granted, Simon Pegg probably got his role because he begged to be given it as a fan, but hopefully it will not be distracting or self indulgent like a Conan reference.

  4. The trek gag is amusing. (Hopefully Transwarp is not in the movie…Same for E.D.). On Picard’s ship there were many gags that you couldn’t see on screen.

    - The huge ship cross section visible in Main Engineering has a few shuttles and a Porche silhouette in the docking bay.
    -Various consoles featured numbers that were overt references like 007.
    -A topography shot of a planet was derived from an image of the anime “Dirty Pair.”
    - One console, (Data’s seat at Conn, I think) had whole lyrics written out in future text as a warning: “Don’t tug on Superman’s cape, don’t spit into the wind, don’t pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger…”. Jim Croce must have been popular in the 24th century.
    -The dedication plaques on every ship tended to list key show personnel like Roddenberry, instead of fictional ship personnel.

    On the original show, painted, upside down coffe lids were visible on the walls, but that was just a budget issue.

    Best of all, the Bajoran holy symbol, seen in temples and on DS9, was actually an image of the SS Botany Bay, Khan’s ship from “Space Seed”, repeated and rotated around an axis. It’s super obvious if you realize it, but just looks fractal and weird if you don’t.

  5. Of course it’ll cost that much to upgrade your car if you start with a crap-box like that… Just buy a Boss 302 and be done with it…

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