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The Six Best Worst Video Game Movies List Videos (No, really!)

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The history of motion pictures adapted from video games is so sordid and disappointing to most gamers that bemoaning such films as “Bloodrayne,” “Wing Commander,” and “Hitman” has almost become an industry unto itself — albeit an industry that generates negligible revenue for anyone. Case in point, tonight at the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City, humorists and gaming talk show hosts Patrick Cassels and Jeff Rubin will be putting their spin on the long, contentious relationship between the celluloid and the digital.

Personally, I’ve seen so many tiresome lists attacking the worst video game movies, that I think it’s high time we reward — well, acknowledge — the Best Worst Video Game Movies List Videos — or something like that.

6. While a tad drier than the other clips on this list, I applaud the guys at Gametrailers for going out and getting the clips. Very professional.

5. This low-fi video isn’t so much “good” as it is totally creepy. The cloying, overly-intimate narrator could potentially star in his own game and/or film about a video game-obsessed serial killer.

4. You have to appreciate this perky Moviefone presenter’s brevity and buoyant optimism — not to mention her unwavering faith in Jake Gyllenhaal.

3. Don’t let this dude’s slacker disposition fool you. His lengthy dissertation is all ten dollar words and critical analysis.

2. This isn’t actually the list. It’s a promo for the list. And it’s in two parts! I have to give it up to this guy for boldly overestimating the anticipation over his mostly unoriginal contribution to an already tedious discussion.

1. Right from the beginning, it’s the exasperation, the near-righteous indignation, and the unnecessary swearing that hooks you. This guy is really peeved — especially considering he doesn’t seem to dig games all that much in the first place.

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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