Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find kids tasting coffee for the first time; Spider-Man using parkour to get around; Star Wars inspired geometric artwork; honest trailers for the original Spider-Man trilogy; Dad Piggies; and what it would be like to live with lag IRL. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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The Amazing Spider-Man Parkour
How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!
Check out the Behind the Scenes!
Honest Trailers – The Spider-Man Trilogy
Spidey is swinging back into theaters soon, so what better time to revisit Sam Raimi’s original wallcrawler trilogy? Relive the thrills, tears, and Gollum-ing of all three original Spider-Man movies.
The Amazing Spider-Man – 8 Bit Cinema
CineFix presents The Amazing Spider-Man in the form of an old-school video game!
These collectible prints are archival quality and printed on heavy weight acid-free paper.
All prints are created from hi-res scanned images of Adam Lister‘s original paintings.
Each image is a limited edition of 200.
By scott ewing.
A giant poster illustrating 100 years of Aviation in Film. 66 intricately detailed hand-illustrations from 1903 to the modern day.
No one makes haphazardly-put-together deathmobiles like dad.
32 Car Name Meanings
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the origins of many popular brand and model car names.
Convos With My 2-Year-Old – “The Crack”
Season 3 Premiere!! “The Crack”
Actual conversations with my 3-year-old daughter, as re-enacted by me and another full-grown man.
Kids Taste Coffee For The First Time
Coffee’s definitely an acquired taste. We decided to give a group of kids their first taste, and their reactions are priceless.
Courtroom Chemistry (Approach The Bench Ep. 2 of 3)
The verdict is in: the sexual tension in the courtroom is becoming unbearable.
Living With Lag
You wouldn’t accept lag offline, so why do it online? ume.net, a fiber broadband provider that offers up to 1000 Mbit/s, performed an experiment. Four volunteers got to experience internet’s biggest disturbance in real life – lag.
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: Above Average, umeaenergi, Dorkly, Screen Junkies, The Huffington Post, Cathryn Lavery, CineFix, Convos With My 2-Year-Old, Mental Floss, Ronnie Street Stunts, scott ewing and Adam Lister.