SR Geek Picks: Most Influential VFX Movies, 2014 Oscars Wrap and More

Published 9 months ago by , Updated March 4th, 2014 at 8:26 am,

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find 12 Years A Slave auditions; the most influential VFX movies; the 86th Oscars in under 2 minutes; the Worf of Starfleet; a supercut of people dancing in movies and when it’s NOT OKAY to sing ‘Let it Go’. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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Most influential VFX Movies Compilation (80s onwards)

Turn the volume up & display HD fullscreen mode for a deluxe experience.

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Oscars 2014 Full Opening Monologue – The 86th Oscars®

Ellen DeGeneres opening monologue oscars 2014

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The 86th Oscars In Under 2 Minutes

If you don’t think the Oscars are a big deal, then maybe you haven’t properly assessed the Gravity of the situation.

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12 Years Auditions

Nervous actors audition for the controversial film, 12 Years a Slave.

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David After Dentist Double Rainbow Oh My God! in 3D

Many of this year’s Oscar nominated films were adapted from books, including The Wolf of Wall StreetCaptain Phillips, and Twelve Years a Slave - but times are changing. Our plan is to escort the movie business into the 21st century, so we enlisted the help of some of the greatest talents in the world of film to help us adapt popular YouTube videos into big-budget Hollywood movies. Here’s an adaptation of the YouTube classics “David After Dentist” and “Double Rainbow” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, and Seth Rogen. #DavidAfterDentistDoubleRainbowOhMyGod3D

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Bitman Begins

Many of this year’s Oscar nominated films were adapted from books, including The Wolf of Wall StreetCaptain Phillips, and Twelve Years a Slave - but times are changing. Our plan is to escort the movie business into the 21st century, so we enlisted the help of some of the greatest talents in the world of film to help us adapt popular YouTube videos into big-budget Hollywood movies. Here’s an adaptation of the YouTube classic “Charlie Bit My Finger” starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth. #BitmanBegins

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Sweet Brown: Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That

Many of this year’s Oscar nominated films were adapted from books, including The Wolf of Wall StreetCaptain Phillips, and Twelve Years a Slave - but times are changing. Our plan is to escort the movie business into the 21st century, so we enlisted the help of some of the greatest talents in the world of film to help us adapt popular YouTube videos into big-budget Hollywood movies. Here’s an adaptation of the YouTube classic “Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That” starring Queen Latifah, Barkhad Abdi, Adam Driver and Matt Damon. #SweetBrown #AintNobodyGotTimeForThat

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Ameowdeus

Many of this year’s Oscar nominated films were adapted from books, including The Wolf of Wall Street, Captain Phillips, and Twelve Years a Slave – but times are changing. Our plan is to escort the movie business into the 21st century, so we enlisted the help of some of the greatest talents in the world of film to help us adapt popular YouTube videos into big-budget Hollywood movies. Here’s an adaptation of the YouTube classics “Keyboard Cat” “Hamster on a Piano” and “Dramatic Chipmunk” starring Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz, Gary Oldman, Ben Kingsley, Abbie Cornish and Mandy Patinkin. #Ameowdeus

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Escandalo

The hit show Scandal is shown all over the world. Jimmy and Kerry Washington take a look at the Spanish version.

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FROZEN PARODY: When it’s NOT OKAY to sing ‘Let it Go’

Inappropriate movie moments to start belting out your new favorite Disney tune!

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The Worf of Starfleet Trailer

A Wolf of Wall Street trailer parody starring everyone’s favorite Klingon.

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Dancing in Movies – Supercut

Dancing on the silver screen has been happening since film was invented. From the big time musicals to the small quirky dances that pop up now and then. There are so many examples of dancing we could only fit 246 films in this cut, so a part 2 might be on its way for the 100+ clips we had left over. We hope you enjoy it as much as we’ve had making it and the Bee Gee’s ‘You Should Be Dancing’ never gets old.

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Kids React To Rotary Phones

Kids React breaks out a new format, with kids reacting to technology of the past, this time around, it’s rotary phones. Amazing how technology changes so quickly.

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Top 10 Animated Disney Villains

We may root against them, but we still love ‘em. Join WatchMojo.com as they count down their picks for the top 10 animated Disney villains. For this list, they’ve chosen the Disney baddies from their traditionally animated flicks that they find the most memorable. And terrifying.

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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: DiggSaturday Night LiveWatchMojo.comTheFineBrossupercutonlinedoubleg1701Rob ManionRoger SerrabassaJimmy Kimmel Live and The Oscars®.

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  1. lol nice stuff!! http://is.gd/4LhIjW

  2. The Queen from Snow White deserved a higher place definitely.

  3. Bitman Begins is freaking hilarious!