Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find some Star Wars-inspired yoga poses; watch the Death Star destroying the Enterprise; a supercut of Tom Cruise running; Professor X Rejects a Student; and Man of Steel + Minecraft. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Star Wars Yoga
From the Desk of:
LucasFilm Marketing and Brand Strategy
Dear Mr. Lucas
It was you who first taught me that it doesn’t matter if your product sucks. What matters is how geeky your fans are. And our market research is showing that Yoga people have a lot of untapped geek-type commitment simply waiting for someone to provide them Yoga stuff to buy.
These most recent poses made us think: Yoga Inspired Action Figures? Update the 80s toys so that they have more than 4 bodily joints total?
LIGHTSABER’S LOST – Star Wars: Course of the Force 2013 – Episode 1
It is a time of peace in California thanks to the inaugural Course of the Force, a charity lightsaber relay down the coast to San Diego to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But the Make-A-Wish Foundation is still in need and the Course of the Force High Council has been summoned a second time. Starting at Skywalker Ranch runners will carry the lightsaber down to the 2013 Comic-Con International in San Diego.
On the eve of the relay race, Nerdist member Matt Mira has journeyed to Industrial Light and Magic to retrieve the Course of the Force lightsaber…
Death Star Destroys Enterprise (Special Edition)
It’s Star Trek vs. Star Wars in the skies over San Francisco!
After Star Trek IV, the crew of the Enterprise needed more whales, so they came back to San Francisco again, except this time it’s an alternate universe where Reagan’s Star Wars defense initiative from the 80’s is coming to fruition as the Death Star nears completion (superlaser already fully operational). Star Wars is our military.
Professor X Rejects a Student
Professor X interviews a prospective student.
Mine of Steel: Superman in Minecraft Trailer
The jaw-dropping “Ideal of Hope” trailer, recreated in incredible detail IN MINECRAFT by Steelehouse.