Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Fight Club in the form of an 8 bit video game; John Travolta’s Oscars flub; an original a-cappella arrangement of the fight theme from Mike Tyson’s Punch Out; Black Mad Men; Star Wars Lightsaber™ BBQ tongs; and the top 10 surprising actor first roles. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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John Travolta’s Oscars Flub, Oscars Hair Styles — Jimmy Fallon Monologue
Jimmy Fallon’s monologue from Monday, March 3. Part 1 of 2.
Ellen’s Oscar Pizza Guy Gets His Tip
Was that a real pizza delivery guy at the Oscars? It sure was! He was here to tell Ellen about his experience, and to get his tip!
Fight Club – 8 Bit Cinema
Fight Club in the form of an 8 bit video game!
Black Mad Men – Hummus
Advertising for black people, by black people, for white people…
It’s the 1960’s and white business owners want their products to be embraced by the black masses to help drive business.
Available in early April but they can be pre-ordered now for £19.99 / $33.44 at The Fowndry.
BuzzFeed’s Running Out Of Lists
When BuzzFeed publishes “17 Guys Who Look Nothing Like Jason Statham,” you’ll know they’re tapped out of ideas.
Dan Ponce performs “Let it Go (Chicago)”
In honor of the brutal winter of 2013-2014, Dan Ponce of WGN Morning News performs “Let it Go (Chicago)”
Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel & The Roots Sing “Let It Go” from Frozen (w/ Classroom Instruments)
Idina Menzel stops by the Tonight Show Music Room to perform the Oscar-winning song “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.
Top 10 Surprising Actor First Roles
They may be big stars now, but once upon a time, they were toiling in obscurity just like the rest of us. Here’s a roundup of some of today’s big-deal actors in their surprisingly small-time first roles.
Adam WarRock “Quentin Quire” [X-Men]
Beat Used: Vinnie Paz “Street Wars”
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Thanks to GameRant Editor-In-Chief, Rob Keyes for sharing!
Lip Flip with Tina Fey
After Tina expresses interest in interviewing herself, she and Jimmy swap mouths for an in-depth chat that ends with a duet of Endless Love.
Punch Out!! – Fight Theme Acapella
An original a-cappella arrangement of the Fight Theme from Mike Tyson’s Punch Out.
“FIRST CONTACT” – The Away Team EP. 1
The year is 2519, and a new galaxy has just been discovered. The only ship close enough for preliminary exploration has just been assigned a larger crew, and among them, two ambitious rookies.
They are now our pioneers, venturing into uncharted space …
… because no one else was available.
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: Rafael Casal, CineFix, Smooth McGroove, TheEllenShow, t’s Big !, Phil Augusta Jackson, The Fowndry, Dan Ponce, Team Coco, CineFix, Adam WarRock, RobKeyes and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.