SR Geek Picks: Everything Wrong With ‘Goonies,’ ‘Dredd’ With Puppets, & More!

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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!

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Help! My Girlfriend Is Literally Dying [Garlic Jackson Comedy]

I can’t. I just can’t!

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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.

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Pharrell – Happy (Puppy & Doggy Version)

Pharrell’s Happy is even more happy with dogs!!!

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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.

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Tiny Worlds Animated Shorts

Made by Rushes, a VFX company from London, England.

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Trick Shots (ft. Dude Perfect)

Nine different trick shots in a row.

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Happy Gilmore – 8 Bit Cinema

Happy Gilmore in the form of an 8 bit video game.

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Get On That, Google

Google 570x283 SR Geek Picks: Everything Wrong With Goonies, Dredd With Puppets, & More!

Ok Google, nice wearables – but call us when it can do this! #starwars#AndroidWear #smartwatch

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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 FarinellaEPIXHUMERUSCinemaSinsCineFixRocketJumpHuffington Post Movie MashupsCollegeHumorThe Pet CollectiveGarlicJacksonComedyThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Above Average.

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  1. I’m a fan of the “everything wrong” series, but they have gone too far, too far. There is nothing wrong with Goonies! Nothing! haha

    • Still though, it’s great one of them got work in 300 years later (check out the Honest Trailer for that movie to see what I mean).

      • Baby Ruth?! haha

        • My guess is that my guess is sufficient.

  2. Hmm. That Idiot’s Guide video was pretty dumb.

    As a smart person myself, my fave genre of all time is metal, I always answer with “rock” as a generic answer rather than go into the “Well, I’m a fan of Strapping Young Lad, Metallica, Static-X” etc etc that I would with a fellow metalhead.

    In fact, I’d say not a single thing in that video was correct in any way, it’s all just assumption based on someone who in my opinion seems to lack knowledge and just uses guesswork.

    • You’re too smart. You’ve just taken all the fun out of that video. ;)

    • Amen to that. And yeah, that Idiot’s guide video was completely off.

      I used to be a bigtime metalhead. Now, I listen to everything from Coltrane to Rachmaninov to Queen to Atheist, etc.

      Except for Country. Screw Country.

      Anyway, cheers to a fellow metalhead, and good choices (SYL, Metallica, & Static-X are all awesome, although not my go-tos)!

    • Yeah, that Idiot’s Guide video was completely off.

      When people ask me what I listen to, I say everything. That pisses some people off, but then they eventually realize it’s because I do listen to nearly all genres, and I’m not just a Top-40 hound or someone who doesn’t listen to anything.

      Except for Country. Screw Country.

      Cheers to a fellow metalhead! \m/

    • Why would you answer with rock, if you listen to metal? Even the dumbest of people know what metal is, rock is such a vague term. I like that you said something dumb, in the same sentence you called yourself smart lol

    • I’ve read somewhere that dumb people usually think they are smart and smart people usually think they are dumb, so…

      ;-) Just kidding Dazz. (seriously, didn’t read that anywhere, just a joke before you get pissed at me. :-P)

  3. The Google one was better than I expected.

  4. Man, that girl in the Art of Love short is super cute, lol.

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