Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a brief history of graphics; HBO’s Powerpuff Girls; a Super Mario Bros. themed freestyle dance; a princess rap battle; and top 10 movie shootouts of all time. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Or maybe this was Batman’s plan all along? [Courtesy of Dorkly.]
HBO’s Powerpuff Girls
Sugar. Spice. Everything Nice. And Narcissism. These are the Powerpuff Girls, all grown up. Powerpuff GIRLS!
Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics
From naïve origins to the rise of cinematic realism: an account of graphical milestones in video games.
Sadie Robertson’s Super Mario Bros. Themed Freestyle Dance on Dancing With the Stars
Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas Freestyle dance to Super Mario Bros from Nintendo on Dancing with the Stars‘ Judges’ Pick/Freestyle Night!
Princess Rap Battle: Galadriel vs. Leia
It’s a battle of the trilogies as Leia takes on Galadriel!
Best Clone Troopers – The StarWars.com 10
In this installment of the StarWars.com 10, we’re picking the best clone troopers of Star Wars and Star Wars: The Clone Wars — not counting that whole Order 66 thing – ranking them on heroics, honor, and impact.
Top 10 Movie Shootouts of All Time
Gunfights have been a cornerstone of movie action for as long as there have been prop guns. Whether it’s an over-the-top bloodbath or a tension-filled sharpshot, gunfights add a serious dose of awesome to any film.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – 8 Bit Cinema
8-bit Cinema “gamifies” your favorite Hollywood Blockbusters into 80’s arcade and NES inspired action! This week, we’re taking on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to celebrate the release of the new film on Blu-ray!
A group of Russian guys at a gym flawlessly choreograph the epic battle scene from the 2007 Sparta vs. Persia film 300 starring Gerard Butler.
DEADPOOL, Make Me a Villain’s Assistant!
UCB Comedy and Nerdist present Make Me A Villain’s Assistant, an examination of what it would be like to interview to be the personal assistant to villains and anti-heroes in pop-culture. First-up Deadpool.
Jennifer Aniston vs. Lisa Kudrow in Celebrity Curse Off
Here at the show we’re known for bleeping and blurring things unnecessarily – but for once, the bleeping is necessary. If you are faint of heart cover your ears because Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow play America’s most foul-mouthed competition: #CelebrityCurseOff
Reel Pieces: Al Pacino and Director Barry Levinson with Annette Insdorf on The Humbling
NEKOCON 2014 – Cosplay Celebration
Honest Trailers – Love Actually
Ring in the holiday season by revisiting the darkest, most depressing romantic comedy of all time – Love Actually.
Turkey Scooter Race with Tim Allen
Jimmy and Tim Allen celebrate Thanksgiving with a race around The Tonight Show halls dodging Thanksgiving obstacles like a family arguing at dinner and hungry pilgrims.
Tim Allen Wants More Lines for Buzz in Toy Story 4
Jimmy chats with Tim Allen about the fourth season of Last Man Standing and the time a kid thought he ate Buzz Lightyear.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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