SR Geek Picks: Dark Knight Retires, Harrison Ford’s ‘Star Wars VII’ Spoilers & More

Published 1 year ago by , Updated August 17th, 2013 at 10:55 am,

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a Batman arm tattoo; another episode of Game Of Thrones as a sitcom in the style of Seinfeld; Harrison Ford spilling Star Wars Episode 7 spoilers and angrily pointing; and the first episode of The Dark Knight Retires. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, BoingBoing has The Suits Of James Bond.

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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Top 10 Movie Superhero Portrayals

Top 10 Movie Superhero Portrayals 570x293 SR Geek Picks: Dark Knight Retires, Harrison Fords Star Wars VII Spoilers & More

Kick-AssHit Girl and Red Mist are back for the follow-up to 2010′s irreverent global hit: Kick-Ass 2. Definitely, there is high expectation that this sequel will lavishly offer something different that no other superhero movies have offered. Thanks to the pressure brought by the success of the first Kick-Ass. But before casual moviegoers are able to see this most anticipated sequel, most of the reviews have circulated online, which unfortunate enough to receive mostly harsh criticism for giving this out to a newcomer director Jeff Wadlow and coming up with a very violent and a half-baked plot. But most of the reviews, too, find a place to commend Chloe Grace Moretz who stands out as Hit Girl. Moretz, like Hit Girl herself, has entered an awkward adolescent stage and perhaps makes her to aptly adapt to character’s juncture.

Head over to MovieHunger for the full gallery.

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CGI Animated Short: Brain Divided by Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song and Joon Soo Song

Check out this great CGI animated short film by the talented Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song and Joon Soo Song! Presented by Ringling College of Art and Design and debuting online exclusively in Cartoon Brew’s 4th annual Student Animation Festival. For more information about this short film please see the links below:

Brain Divided Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BrainDivided
Short film “Brain Divided” Official Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/66771902
http://legend20x.wix.com/josiahhaworth
Josiah Haworth’s Animation Reel: vimeo.com/63448192
Joon Soo Song’s Animation Reel: vimeo.com/66196390
Joon Shik Song’s Animation Reel: vimeo.com/66089657

To learn more about the production of this film, visit:
cartoonbrew.com/brewtv/braindivided-8585­1.html

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A young business woman takes a chilling ride when she realizes her cab driver could be the notorious Taxi Killer.
Created by Paolo Cogliati, produced at Ringling College of Art and Design, 2013.
paoloanimates.com | serialtaxi.com

Download the soundtrack for free here! : soundcloud.com/serialtaxi/serial-taxi-soundtrack-hes-a

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NEXT PAGE: Harrison Ford drops Star Wars VII spoilers…

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Harrison Ford Spills Star Wars Spoilers For $1,000

CONAN Highlight: Conan offers Harrison a cool grand to spill the beans about Episode VII, and Harrison takes the bait.

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Harrison Ford Angrily Points At Stuff (Supercut)

From Indiana Jones to The Fugitive to Star Wars, Harrison’s index finger has had a workout.

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Breaking Cute

Breaking Bad Cute Artwork SR Geek Picks: Dark Knight Retires, Harrison Fords Star Wars VII Spoilers & More

Richard Kuoch, better known in the urban designer toy community as PodgyPanda, recently showed off this picture of Walter White and Jessie Pinkman in his signature non-photo blue pencil style.

The artist says about the piece “Here’s wee Walter White and Jesse Pinkman doin’ a wee jig. Just finished watching season 2, slowly catching up.” He goes on to add “Hey! My blue pencils matches the blue meth.

Check out PodgyPanda’s blog at podgypanda.tumblr.com where he frequently posts new sketches and custom toy progress.

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OTAKON 2013 COSPLAY – Part 2

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NEXT PAGE: Vampirella Cosplay….

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Vampirella Cosplay

Vampirella Cosplay SR Geek Picks: Dark Knight Retires, Harrison Fords Star Wars VII Spoilers & More

“I love Vampirella and even though I don’t have the body type to really do it right XD I’ve never let that stop me from cosplaying a character I love though, so I didn’t it anyway…It was a pretty easy outfit to put together, although if I ever do it again I hope to have the cape. The pumpkin was actually a mask I had carved myself for a headless horseman photoshoot that I still haven’t gotten to do :(“

Geek Girl: Zelda - facebook

Photographers: Milan Sabata, Tnardi Photo, and PGU Photography

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Boomslank

The word Boomslank is completely made up. The idea behind Boomslank was born out of a strong need to do what makes one happy in life. We started Boomslank because we noticed a lot of the anime tees out there relied heavily on already licensed artwork. There was nothing original out there. So we set out to create an anime brand that was strictly based on original artwork.

So far things are going great and we are really enjoying the journey of trying to follow our dream. And believe me we’ve only just begun our journey.

boomslank.com

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Batman Arm Tattoo

Batman Tattoo SR Geek Picks: Dark Knight Retires, Harrison Fords Star Wars VII Spoilers & More

Based on David Finch’s issue 700 cover art.

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Game of Thrones as a Seinfeld Sitcom – Episode #4

Game of Thrones meets Seinfeld.

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The Dark Knight Retires – Episode 1

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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: MovieHungerHunter DavismatincomedyBoingBoingFashionablyGeekbeatdownboogieALBOTASGeekXGirlsteamcoco and TheCGBro.

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  1. The two animated shorts were excellent. Pixar or somebody should hire those guys.

    Boomslanks tees are insane but $41 for a t-shirt? Not for me.

  2. Screenrant — get rid of those damn autoplay ADS!!!!!

    • I second that motion.

  3. Batman tattoo is incredible.

  4. I think its bodypainting and not a tatoo. I see some white in the drawing…

    • White is added to black & grey tattoos for shading, it’s what is added to make it “pop”. It looks like this taken immediately after the artist was done. You may not see the white as well after his arm heals. Excellent shading.

      • I was saving off on getting any white added to my body for that reason. I just don’t have anything inked right now that really needs to stand out that much.

        • Thats some dedication to have that tatoo. I bet it hurt.

  5. The animated shorts were very good, particularly Brain Divided. On the other hand, the paragraph near the top on Kick-Ass 2 was virtually incoherent. It read like something translated from another language using Google translate.