Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Machete as a 1980’s Saturday morning cartoon; a Sesame Street version of Get Lucky; an honest movie trailer for Grown Ups; fat DC heroes; and console wars: the musical. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you may be featured on a future post!

How Bruce Wayne Got Back To Gotham

Daft Punk – Get Lucky ft. Pharrell Williams (Sesame Street Version)

Grover, Ernie, and the rest of the Sesame Street crew create their own music video for “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams.

Honest Movie Trailers: Grown Ups

Grown Ups 2 is coming out…anyone else think it looks exactly the same as the first one? Or all his other movies? What the hell happened to you Adam? If you’re gonna resort to another sequel may we suggest: Happy Gilmore?

Ps4 vs Xbox One – Console Wars The Musical

Ps4 vs Xbox One with a surprise winner! West Side Story Musical style! What is your console of choice?

NEXT PAGE: Fat Superheroes….

Grumpy Swanson


Nerdist News’ Dan Casey sits down with PACIFIC RIM‘s Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman and Rinko Kikuchi to talk about working with Guillermo del Toro, what sets this film apart from other summer blockbusters and why piloting a giant robot is like being on the world’s worst elliptical.

Fat Heroes: Illustrations by Carlos Dattoli

Freelance artist and digital illustrator, Carlos Dattoli, created this amusing set of illustrations of some of our classic superheroes after they’d put on a few extra pounds. Superman needs a little help flying thanks to a crane and Flash makes his way about on a Segway. The Dynamic Duo has also let themselves go and both seem to struggle running to defeat their superfoes.

Spider-Man Plays Basketball

Spider-Man crashes the court and plays people 1 on 1.

NEXT PAGE: Machete Saturday morning cartoon…

Avengers Compared to Star Wars


Machete Get Ready

Fan film reimagining Machete as a 1980’s Saturday morning cartoon.

Top 10 Things You Need To Know About of The Avengers’ Ant-Man

Marvel Studios is not done yet with Phase Two, they are already planning on its Phase Three. Apart from the self-titled movie of Doctor StrangeAnt-Man, as one of the members of The Avengers is going to have its own movie. Although Ant-Man has been stuck in development longer than the rest, but the fact that director Edgar Wright is already filming a test reel for this movie, that is a positive news for Ant-Man fans.

Director Edgar Wright revealed few months ago that Ant-Man will still be a part of the Marvel Universe, although it will be told within a different genre.

“It’s a way of doing a superhero film within another genre. I wanted to tell an origin tale in a slightly different way. It’s part of the Marvel cinematic universe, but it also feels like its own piece.”

But who is really Ant-Man? What is his superpower? How did he become an Ant-Man? MovieHunger explores the origin of Ant-Man – the smallest member of The Avengers.

NEXT PAGE: 50 Misconceptions of Science

Convos With My 2-Year-Old: Episode 6 ‘The Pants’

50 Science Misconceptions

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Hank Green discusses 50 common science misconceptions about topics such as bats, dog years, and dinosaurs.

Zach Braff Helps a Guy Propose to His Girlfriend

Matt Hubert got Zach Braff to star in a proposal video he made for his girlfriend by cashing in on a pledge reward from Zach’s Kickstarter movie project.

That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

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