Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find an honest trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey; a trailer for Love Actually 2; looking back at the year 1994; the best Family Guy moments from seasons 10-12; and a sweded Family Guy intro. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Yahoo Movies has helps you Discover All the Easter Eggs in Disney’s Blockbuster Frozen.
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YouTube Rewind: What Does 2013 Say?
To celebrate 2013, we invited some YouTubers to star in a mashup of popular moments this year. Can you spot all the references? Can you name all the YouTube stars in the video? Did you get all the references to the top videos and memes of the year? (Also look for the secret, easter egg video annotations!)
Yo Gabba Gabba with Biz Markie: Christmas Is Upon Us
Music guest Yo Gabba Gabba, with surprise guest Biz Markie, performs “Christmas Is upon Us.”
Sweded Family Guy Intro for Volume 12 DVD
It’s Homemade Movies’ Family Guy edition! We’ve taken this cartoon intro remade it shot for shot in real life! Including Brock Baker (McGoiter), Colleen Ballinger (Psycho Soprano), Christine Lakin (the voice of Joyce Kinney on the REAL Family Guy) and Mikey Bolts!!!
Watch the side-by-side comparison with the original.
Watch the behind-the-scenes.
Love Actually 2 – Trailer Parody
Everyone loves the holiday classic Love Actually, but have you seen the new trailer for the sequel?
Honest Trailers – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Strap in for The Hobbit, the only movie trilogy that takes longer to watch than to read.
Everything Wrong With The Two Towers
The Two Towers is probably our favorite film of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but that doesn’t make it sin-free or anything. At least there aren’t any eagles.
5 Secrets Of Smaug The Dragon From The Hobbit Movie
Smaug is a much anticipated dragon character (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) in the upcoming blockbuster movie The Hobbit. What do Smaug and Bill Gates have in common? You can find out in our infographic.FIND OUT WHY SMAUG IS PERHAPS THE MOST MALEVOLENT MOVIE CHARACTER IN 2013.
MARIO WARFARE – Part 5
Antler Ring Toss with Michelle Dockery
Jimmy and Michelle each put on a helmet with giant antlers and compete in a game of ring toss, aiming to hang the rings on the other’s helmet.
ELF – 8 Bit Cinema
*Happy 10th Anniversary Elf! (Ten years wtw!?!) CineFix presents Elf retold via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16 bit ;) game tech.
The Lion King, Forrest Gump, Warcraft, Ellen, and Ace of Base. Just a few triggers to give you positive PTSD for 1994.
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: FinancesOnline, Slacktory, Official Comedy, Screen Junkies, beatdownboogie, CinemaSins, YouTube Spotlight, CineFix, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, WhatCulture and Yahoo Movies.