Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Bilbo Baggins taking up an office job; a Batmobile for the high seas; what you missed by not playing Dishonored; and the top 10 most wanted video game HD remakes. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Grantland has An Oral History Of Boogie Nights.
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The Hobbit Office
After saving Middle-earth, Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Gandalf (Bobby Moynihan), Gollum (Taran Killam), Legolas (Kyle Mooney) and Tauriel (Kate McKinnon) take up office jobs.
PIXIE DUST a film by Damon Colquhoun
A fantastical tale of a mom off her meds vs her 13-year-old daughter’s resolve to change that.
Megayacht designed by Eduard Gray is sleek, futuristic and expensive at $25M.
DISHONORED – What You Missed By Not Playing (Spoilers)
Curious what Dishonored is all about, but can’t fit the game in? You’re in luck! Joshua Quail walks you through what you missed by not playing!
Japanese Girl Explains Love & STAR WARS
Mika ruminates on love in the Star Wars universe and our own. English is not her native language.
Star Wars: Threads of Destiny
Set 100 years after Return of the Jedi, the Jedi Order and the Republic are once again active. The planet Coreign produces a special ore that can power an entire city, but the Skenvi empire is interested in its potential for supreme spaceship armor.
Threads of Destiny is a fan-made feature film created by fans of George Lucas’s Star Wars saga and directed by Rasmus Tirzitis.
Top 10 Most Wanted Video Game HD Remakes
Graphics aren’t everything, but sometimes those classic old games just need a new coat of paint. Join watchmojo.com as they countdown the games most requested for either a Remake or HD Remaster.
Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Barbarella‘s Space Rifle
It’s time for another One Day Build! You know the drill: Adam tackles a project at his shop from start to finish, explaining his build process along the way. Today’s build is a replica of Jane Fonda’s iconic Barbarella rifle. The challenge: this iconic sci-fi prop only appeared once, on the cover of a 1968 issue of LIFE Magazine. That’s not a lot of reference material to work with!
Good Movie Review: Big Hero 6
Home Alone: All Grown Up
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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