Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find everything wrong with Goonies in 8 minutes or less; Dredd with puppets; the idiot’s guide to smart people: music; if Google was a guy (part 2); 8 bit Happy Gilmore; and The Art Of Love. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: Music (Ep. 2 of 3)
Only smart people can love music in a way that takes all the fun out of it.
Everything Wrong With Goonies In 8 Minutes Or Less
The Goonies is an undeniable 80’s classic, and one of our favorite movies from our youth. Still… it just has an absolute ton of sins, including some of the worst prison security in film history.
If Google Was a Guy (Part 2)
You asked for it, you got it! Google is back to answer more of your sort-of questions.
Dredd With Puppets
Watch as Erik Beck recreates a major gun fight from Dredd using puppets, plastic tubing, and some fake blood, and then see how his version compares to the original, in this episode of DIY Effects, only on EPIX.
Pyramid with Lena Dunham and Hugh Dancy
Jimmy and Questlove team up to compete against Lena Dunham and Hugh Dancy in a game of Pyramid!
Help! My Girlfriend Is Literally Dying [Garlic Jackson Comedy]
I can’t. I just can’t!
Christopher Walken Dance Now
A dance music video, starring the one and only Christopher Walken. For more information on this video including a full list of movies used in the mashup click here.
Pharrell – Happy (Puppy & Doggy Version)
Pharrell’s Happy is even more happy with dogs!!!
The ART of LOVE – Short Film
Do you believe in love at first sight? During a stroll through a park, a lonely photographer meets the love of his life. Through a series of unfortunate events, he must find a way to her heart before his luck runs out.
Tiny Worlds Animated Shorts
Made by Rushes, a VFX company from London, England.
Trick Shots (ft. Dude Perfect)
Nine different trick shots in a row.
Happy Gilmore – 8 Bit Cinema
Happy Gilmore in the form of an 8 bit video game.
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: Lewis Farinella, EPIX, HUMERUS, CinemaSins, CineFix, RocketJump, Huffington Post Movie Mashups, CollegeHumor, The Pet Collective, GarlicJacksonComedy, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Above Average.