Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find some of the hottest cosplays ever (literally); Stephen Colbert kidnapping Vince Gilligan for more Breaking Bad; Little Mermaid voice actress Jodi Benson visits new Fantasyland; Jimmy Fallon tells us the pros and cons of dancing with Bill Nye; and an honest trailer for The Matrix. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Poor natalie! Everything reminds her of Breaking Bad. Will her loyal friends be able to cheer her up?
Stephen Colbert kidnaps Vince Gilligan for more Breaking Bad.. (September 30, 2013) *SPOILER ALERT
Hilarious clip from The Colbert Report.
Here’s the secret of cosplays everywhere: they have the potential to be HOT. I mean, really really hot. Some of the hottest stuff you’ll ever encounter will be the elaborate cosplays worn by the bodacious babes and bros at conventions across the world. And we’ve gathered the 7 hottest of the hot. You can practically feel the heat!
Grand Theft Auto Prank
Little Mermaid Voice Actress Jodi Benson Visits New Fantasyland
Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel, recently stopped by with her children McKinley and Delaney to experience the new attraction, Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid. Read more at the the Disney Parks Blog: http://bit.ly/18KwTVW
Magic Tip For Pizza Delivery – $100
Learn this effect here: http://bit.ly/mnymagic
October is National Pizza Month, so what better way to celebrate than eating a lot of pizza and helping someone at the same time.
Watch the Behind The Scenes: http://bit.ly/pizzaBTS
Everything Wrong With World War Z In 6 Minutes Or Less
World War Z. It’s supposed to be incredible, but we’ve never read it. Oh yeah, apparently there’s a movie about it too, so we went looking for (non-book-based) sins in that instead.
Tenacious D’s FESTIVAL SUPREME is Coming October 19th
Tenacious D, the Greatest Band in the World, is proud to present FESTIVAL SUPREME, the first-of-its-kind one-day comedy and music festival set to take place on Saturday, October 19 on the Santa Monica Pier in beautiful Santa Monica, CA. The lineup will knock your socks off: http://www.festivalsupreme.com.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster for just $99: http://bit.ly/13ogeDl
Sound Advice ft. FUN.
Janessa Slater offers up some sound advice to American indie pop band, FUN.
Janessa Slater (Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer) is a media coach who is here to help your favorite artists fix their image, one joke at a time.
Pros and Cons: Dancing with Bill Nye the Science Guy
Jimmy weighs the good and the bad of dancing with Bill Nye the Science Guy, who was eliminated from Dancing With the Stars.
42 Idiom Origins
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the origins of 42 idioms such as, “once in a blue moon,” “peeping Tom,” and “silver lining.”
Drive Thru Skeleton Driver Prank
Andy Samberg Proves He’s Got Action Star Potential
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star shows off his cop show chops with a classic shoot-n-slide stunt.
Honest Trailers – The Matrix
In The Matrix, Neo is The One, which is exactly how many good films came out of this trilogy.
Superhero Quiz with 4-Year-Old Marvel Expert Mia Grace
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: CinemaSins, Screen Junkies, Stuart Edge, OnlyLeigh, MagicofRahat, Ellaine Parks, Jimmy Kimmel Live, teamcoco, Mental Floss, latenight, DisneyParks, Dorkly, Above Average and Nerdist.