Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find every X-Men film in less than 3 minutes; the best drivers to appear on the silver screen; some Back To The Future magic; how Fox reacted to Guardians of the Galaxy; 8-bit Matrix; and a Lord of the Rings eagle plot hole fan theory. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Redditor wishforagiraffe posted this comic showing Fox executives reacting to the success of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie…
Artist: Saber Fire Tiger.
Every X-Men Film in Less Than 3 Minutes
Some people just don’t have the time to watch all 7 films in the X-Men franchise. This is a completely unbiased, 100% accurate and heavily researched (well… sorta) summary of every thing you need to know about X-Men.
Taking into account their driving skills and all round badass attitude, this infographic narrows down which drivers stand out. No matter what the car, or what the movie.
Back To The Future Magic
Can we get 100k likes in 24 hours? I’ll reveal a trick.
33 Amazing Toy Facts
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares fun facts about toys!
This is an edited version of my original 8-bit Matrix trimmed for time and with some changes to sound effects that were bugging me.
Sexy Hand Kissing (90s Sleepover Ep. 3 of 6)
The boys practice kissing on their hands… and then some.
From VulcanDeathGrip: “It’s been a while since I read the books so I’m not sure if my theory matches up with them. I’ve based the theory (mostly) on the films, and obviously there’s a lot of spoilers…”
Pictionary with Megan Fox, Nick Cannon and Wiz Khalifa
Jimmy and Wiz Khalifa team up to compete against Megan Fox and Nick Cannon in a game of Pictionary.
Will Arnett Can’t Keep A Straight Face When Talking CGI With Rich Fulcher
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits Regal Cinemas everywhere August 8. Our Regal correspondent, the incomparable Rich Fulcher, donned a self-made motion capture suit and sat down to interview one of the stars of the film, the ever-hilarious Will Arnett. Will couldn’t keep a straight face, and neither can we!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Secret History
There’s a bizarre backstory to Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. Their three-decade history involves strange lawsuits, live concert tours, and Uncle Phil from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Allow us to take you on a tour of the green-skinned greats. (Special thanks to Mental Floss and Michael Danty for their research.)
The new TMNT movie already comes out next Friday? TUBULAR with a side of COWABUNGA! The turtles are looking pretty spiffy in the previews thanks to impressive CGI effects, but they sureeeee didn’t always look that way. Grab yourself a slice of pizza to snack on as you scroll through our visual guide to the evolution of these radical dudes. We cover all of their looks starting from when Leo, Mikey, Raph, and Donnie, first crawled out of the sewer in 1983.
Infographic Created by HalloweenCostumes.com
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: Mental Floss, Regal Cinemas, Stuart Edge, Phillip Raupach, GeekxGirls, New York Magazine, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Above Average, team-sport.co.uk, HalloweenCostumes and Mashable.
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