Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find The Lion King reenacted by cute kittens; everything wrong with Die Hard; the top 5 nerd moments of 2013; and Home Alone: The Song. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, BuzzFeed has the 24 most valuable Christmas lessons from Calvin And Hobbes.

Wired takes a look at the Most Exciting Movies, TV, and Books Coming in 2014.

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!

The Lion King (Cute Kitten Version)

This kitten just can’t wait to be king.

Home Alone: The Song

WE LIKE THE MOVIE HOME ALOME SO WE SANG THE PLOT OF HOME ALOME TO THE MUSIC OF HOME ALOME. SPOILERS ABOUND.

Conan O’Brien Threatens To Fire Pete

Conan caught Pete doing an unflattering impression of him during Pete’s monologue.

Everything Wrong With Die Hard In 7 Minutes Or Less

Merry Christmas! To celebrate the holiday, we’ve pointed the sin counter at one of the all-time great Christmas films, Die Hard. Yes, it’s a sacred classic. No, that doesn’t mean we won’t go looking for sins.

NEXT PAGE: Top 5 Nerd Moments 2013

TOP 5 NERD MOMENTS of 2013

Jessica Chobot counts down Nerdist’s Top 5 Nerd Moments of 2013 in this Nerdist News end-of-the-year special. From Tom Hiddleston catering to the crowd in-costume as LOKI at SDCC, to the Next Generation Consoles, to DOCTOR WHO specials galore, 2013 was an amazing year for nerds.

How to Make a TARDIS & Doctor Who Snow Globes: Try This At Home w/ Crabcat Industries

The creative cosplay ladies of Crabcat Industries, Holly Conrad and Jessica Merizan have a special project…making Chris Hardwick a TARDIS door, as well as showing how to make Doctor Who snow globes.

The BLADE RUNNER Holiday Special!

It’s the holiday special that time forgot, as Nerdist presents the lost Blade Runner Holiday Special preview. Reminisce with all of your Blade Runner favorites: Rick Deckard, Roy Batty, Pris, Leon, Rachael and more!

A Star Wars Christmas Tradition: The Holiday Special


The Star Wars Holiday Special by FilmGeek-TV

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: FuriousFanboys, WiredNerdistBuzzFeedCinemaSinsPete Holmesschmoyoho and The Pet Collective.