Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find out how Pacific Rim should have ended; how much the Death Star would cost to build; 28 Foods Named After People; see Mike Tyson play Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! for the first time; and what would happen if Star Wars Episodes I and II were good. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

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How Much Would It Cost To Build The Death Star?

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Building a massive space weapon is all very well, but you have to find the materials to build it with. It’s easy to say that “sure, the Death Star would be expensive” but is there actually enough iron in the Earth to make the first Death Star? Centives decided to find out.


What if Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace were good?
This is both a review and a hypothetical.

To make Star Wars Episode II good we’re going to need to shake things up a bit.
This is both a review and a hypothetical.

The Best Star Wars References And Easter Eggs On PlayStation

The best Star Wars references and easter eggs on PlayStation.

Ryan Gosling Makes STAR WARS Cooler – I’d Watch That

NEXT PAGE: Ryan Gosling’s Titanic

Ryan Gosling Makes TITANIC Cooler – I’d Watch That

Ryan Gosling Makes AVATAR 2 Cooler – I’d Watch That

Riddick Game Preview Vin Diesel 8-bit Game Reviews

Vin Diesel’s uber anti-hero RIDDICK hits theaters September 6th and a new Tigon video game must be coming – but when? Norbit (from 8-bit Cinema) weighs in on his favorite Furyan – and no it’s not Riddick Bowe!

Sharp Stick Security

Introducing the Sharp Stick Security System – because nothing protects your car like a man in a box holding a stick with a knife taped to it.

NEXT PAGE: Mike Tyson plays Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out….

28 Foods Named After People – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 23)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John Green looks at foods such as Melba toast, Salisbury steak, and German chocolate cake, who were all named after real people. Spoiler alert: Betty Crocker isn’t one of them.

Mike Tyson Playing Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! For The First Time Is The Greatest Thing In Human History

Remember 2006

Siminz, mashup artist and nostalgia doula, pushes the boundary of nostalgia with a recap of a year so recent it’s surprising it feels like history.

Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog in “Dueling Banjos”

Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog face off in a duel of Dueling Banjos.

NEXT PAGE: How Pacific Rim Should’ve Ended….

Nicolas Cage Gets Around Vol 1

Ever thought that some of your favorite movies were missing a little bit of that Nicolas Cage magic?  Well, you never have to feel that way again, because we have implanted the magic of the Cage into a few classics in “Nicolas Cage Gets Around” – The Parody Video.

How Pacific Rim Should Have Ended

While the scientists are unlocking the keys to the inter-dimensional bridge, Raleigh and Mako rethink the Jaeger defensive strategy after discovering the effects of their classic Kaiju killing weapon.


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This “Disney Princesses vs. Capcom” series comes courtesy of Mike V, who’s also done a collection of 8-bit style Disney characters.

Captain America Shield Pillow

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Captain America Shield pillow. Handsewn, made in the USA. Digital painting of Captain America’s shield in a slightly vintage style, printed on cotton canvas fabric. About 16in x 16in. $25.

That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

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