Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find two Best Buy employees told they can’t work on Black Friday; a 5-year-old Doctor Who reviewer interviewing the 11th Doctor; the top 10 SNES games; Harry Potter in real life; and a Rob Ford parody of Van Damme’s epic splits. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Gizmodo shows us how Nike Has Put the Best Thing From the 1980s Into a Set of Sneakers.
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Mission Report: Harry Potter In Real Life
For their latest mission, Improv Everywhere sent an 11-year-old actor dressed as Harry Potter into New York’s Pennsylvania Station to search for Platform 9 3/4. Harry wandered the station with a caged owl and a luggage cart and asked both strangers and transit employees how to get to the Hogwarts Express, presenting them with his Platform 9 3/4 ticket.
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Best Buy – SNL Highlight
Two Best Buy employees are told they can’t work on Black Friday so they take it out on their coworkers.
Matt Smith – Lindalee Interviews the 11th Doctor
5-year-old Doctor Who reviewer Lindalee talks cake, tea and Daleks with Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor for #DoctorWhoWeek.
Ever played MADDEN? If so, you’re probably in this video.
Top 10 SNES Games
Now you’re playing with SUPER power! Join WatchMojo.com as they count down the top 10 greatest SNES games of all time.
Cosplay Confidential: Valerie Perez as Wonder Woman – Just Cos NYCC 2013
Welcome back to New York Comic con 2013! This week we follow Valerie Perez and her Wonder Woman cosplay.
Method Man of Steel Mashup
“Method Man of Steel” is the third mashup of “The Mashup Getdown” series.
Anytime someone takes a selfie on Instagram, Feeling Cagey automatically updates it with a Nic Cage’s face.
Volvo Van Damme Epic Splits Rob Ford Parody
Artjail VFX were completely in awe of the Volvo Van Damme Epic Splits spot. And they remain completely in Awe of Mayor Ford’s Epic lifestyle north of the border.
Shorts & Skins
Tyler, new guy in the hood, joins a pickup game of Basketball only to learn there’s something a bit different about the way these guys distinguish who’s on who’s team. Vinny Guadagnino, Chris Distefano, Mike Cannon, Seaton Smith, Murf Meyer, Phil Jackson, Mike Antonucci & Amos Vernon have some rules of their own.
Xbox One Capable Of Controlling Users With Simple Voice Commands
Microsoft says their new Xbox features a host of simple voice commands that will easily control and instruct gamers.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.