Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the top 10 video games of the 3rd generation; honest trailers for Captain America 2 and Diablo 3; an epic trailer for Predator; a bad movie review for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014); and kids reenacting Emmy-Nominated TV shows. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Top 10 Video Games of the 3rd Generation
With a huge leap in design, the games we play today owe everything to this generation. Join watchmojo.com for their Top Video Games of All Time Series, where they’re counting down their picks for the top 10 games of the 3rd Generation (NES, Master System, & PC and Arcade between 1983-1990)
DIABLO 3 (Honest Game Trailers)
Future Lou: Animal Overlords (Ep.2)
Lou is here to answer all your questions about the future. Don’t worry about altering our existence, apparently it could use some changes.This episode he tackles the subject of “Animal Overlords”.
Predator Epic Trailer
Here in the jungles of South America – Arnold Schwarzenegger will encounter the biggest threat to his career… and no, I am not referring to the Expendables movies – JK those are actually pretty fun.
Bad Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Robin Williams Tribute
Kids Reenact Emmy-Nominated TV Shows
Trailer Whisperers: Sin City, A Dame to Kill For
We tell you what will happen in the movie Sin City: A Dame To Kill For based on what the trailer tells us. And this trailer talks… Albeit in a graphic noir dialect!
On August 17, 2014, J. J. Abrams nominated the 501st Legion in the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. In the following 24 hours, troopers around the world answered the call. Execute Order 67… Learn more about ALS and help fund treatments and research at alsa.org. Learn more about the 501st Legion’s mission of charity and Star Wars costuming at 501st.com.
Star Wars: Force For Change Winner Reveal
With an exciting initiative that offered a chance to win unique rewards and prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime grand prize, Star Wars: Force for Change raised $4,261,410 USD for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Contributions were received via fundraising platform Omaze from citizens of 125 countries and enough money was raised to support the equivalent of at least 7 UNICEF Innovation Labs and programs. The grand-prize winner was D.C. Barns of Denver Colorado, who shared during on a donor video chat that the first time he saw Star Wars when it opened in theaters in 1977, when he was only five. “I loved it! … I just couldn’t get it out of my head of 35 years.” D.C. was then asked to share his favorite Star Wars moment. As he began to reply, he was suddenly surprised in his Denver office by members of Star Wars: Force for Change team. Once settled, D.C. exclaimed, “This! This is my new favorite Star Wars moment!”
Captain America: Trick Shot
After years of practice I have finally perfected one of my Captain America Trick Shots…
Honest Trailers – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Artist: Rocky Davies
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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