Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find NASA’s 2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest; Bill Tull’s Budget Halloween Costume Tips; Halloween Texts from Superheroes; and How To Make a SLASHER Film In 3 Minutes Or Less. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Flavorwire has 10 Heavy Metal Horror Movies to Watch on Halloween.
If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!
Top Five Horror Stories in Comics
These are the best stand-alone spooky comics to set your spine tingling this Halloween.
Top 10 Horror Movie Deaths of All Time
Halloween is fast approaching, so what better time of year to “pay our respects” to some of the greatest deaths in horror movie history.
Cook it Now: With The Cookinator S01 EP09 Halloween Special
Happy Halloween! 3 quick recipes from the Cookinator. So get ready for a trick and treat!
Halloween – What To Watch Before You Die
“Death has come to your little town…” It’s time to talk about the quintessential slasher movie… Halloween! If you haven’t seen it, you have to watch it before you die. (Which if you live on Lampkin Lane, could be at any minute!)
Chris Rock Lists This Year’s Top Halloween Costumes
Chris Rock makes a surprise visit to the Tonight Show and reveals 2014’s top Halloween costumes.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho: Pumpkin Stop Motion of the Shower Scene
This Halloween, I set out to recreate the shower scene from Psycho using only carved pumpkins. “Psych-o-Lantern” is the result! Each frame was slashed, stabbed, and sliced out of a real pumpkin.
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, presents four new spooky sketches guaranteed to titillate.
Natasha Lyonne stars in Beetlejuice 2, now with all your favorite movie references.
A lovely couple is just looking for a home to die in. Which Haunted House will they choose?
NASA 2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest
The fine folks at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory demonstrate why they are the best ever by showcasing their mad pumpkin carving skills.
Bill Tull’s Budget Halloween Costume Tips
Our insanely cheap propmaster can get you ready to trick or treat without spending a mint.
Source: Texts from Superheroes
Sam & Mattie’s Teen Zombie Movie
Sam and Mattie are best friends. They’ve spent THREE years writing the most epic Teen Zombie Movie ever. Now we’re trying to make it happen, exactly as they envision it, for real! Will you help us?! Kickstarter.
How To Make a SLASHER Film In 3 Minutes Or Less
A new series, brought to you by CinemaSins, created by Bobby Burns. Bobby is a fellow YouTuber and CS fan who reached out to us this summer. We checked out his stuff, it was pretty awesome, so we asked him to help us create a new series.
This first installment covers the basics for making your own slasher film… turns out it’s pretty easy.
Top 10 Worst Comedy Movies
Snowpiercer – Left or Right
Characters make choices which they cannot take back. The question is: how do you show it visually? Here’s one solution from Snowpiercer. Warning: SPOILS ENTIRE FILM.
Misconceptions from the Movies
A weekly show where we debunk common misconceptions. This week, Elliott discusses some misconceptions you might have picked up from the movies.
Comics Alliance made this chart that catalogs the announced lineup of superhero movies from Marvel/Disney, Warner Bros., Sony and Fox. 2016 and 2018 are crazy packed.
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: What Chef?, Jesse Suchmann, ComicsAlliance, CineFix, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Yuliya Tsukerman, FunnyorDie, WatchMojo.com, CinemaSins, Mental Floss, Every Frame a Painting, Mark Rober, Flavorwire, Team Coco, ComicsAlliance and GeekxGirls.
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