Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a tribute to all the Oscar snubs of 2014; see what Disney film always makes Joseph Gordon-Levitt cry; find out how E.T. is a jedi; and famous movie quotes as charts. 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!

Snubbed 2014 – An Oscar Tribute

Dumbo Always Makes Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cry

There’s a scene in the Disney classic that always makes Joseph weep, so naturally Conan makes him watch it.

Thanos & Rocketeer Customs

ThanosMunny 570x570 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


RocketeerFrontBlastoff 570x570 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


Ryan “Rocketboy” McClure shared some of his newest commission toys. Thanos sporting the Infinity Guantlet made from a 7 inch munny and the Rocketeer with a Blast Off smoke base made from a 2.5 inch micro munny.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Illustrated poster

Captain America The Winter Soldier 570x854 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


By Oli Riches.

NEXT PAGE: E.T. Is a Jedi

E.T. Is a Jedi

ET is a Jedi 570x634 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


STAR WARS Trilogy Triptych Art Set by Marko Manev

Marko Manev Star Wars Trilogy Triptych A New Hope 686x1386 506x1024 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


Marko Manev Star Wars Trilogy Triptych Empire Strikes Back 686x1386 506x1024 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


Marko Manev Star Wars Trilogy Triptych Return of the Jedi 686x1386 506x1024 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


Artist Marko Manev created this awesome set of Star Wars trilogy Triptiych art.  Each one includes similar elements from the films to make up the wonderful design of the posters. These are a great set to own, and they are available at Bottleneck Gallery.

Each print is a 12″ x 24″ 3-color Screenprint, signed/numbered timed edition, and it costs $100 for a matching numbered set or $35 for each individual poster. The on sale period goes from Friday January 17th 12pm EST – Sunday January 19th 12am, and the edition size will be determined by the amount sold within this time period.

NEXT PAGE: Famous Movie Quotes as Charts

Famous movie quotes as charts

Famous Movie Quotes 570x855 SR Geek Picks: E.T. Is a Jedi, an Illustrated Captain America 2 Poster, Oscar Snubs 2014 & More


In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute selected the 100 most memorable quotes from American cinema, and a few years ago, for kicks and giggles, I put the first eight quotes into chart form. I planned to chartify all 100, but I got distracted.

Lately though, finishing what I started became my distraction. So here it is: the 100 most memorable quotes in chart form and I can finally put it to rest. See the big version for more detail.

Math Heads: DO MATH IN YOUR HEAD! – Math Bites with Danica McKellar

Throw away that calculator on your phone and start doing math in your head! Join host Danica McKellar as she explains how easy and worthwhile it can be.

Math Effect with DANICA MCKELLAR – Nerdist News w/ Jessica Chobot BONUS

Actress and Mathematcian Extraordinaire DANICA MCKELLAR stops by the Nerdist News studio and chats with Jessica Chobot about her new series, MATH BITES, what inspired her to write her books and work on the show, the various cameos, and her super adorable son singing the Quadratic Formula! (HE’S TWO. YEARS. OLD)

Gorilla Wayfare (ft. HAWP)

The folks at Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’? won a contest with Nintendo where they collaborated on a video with us around the upcoming Donkey Kong game.

NEXT PAGE: The Heroic Failure of Dreamcast

Street Fighter II (The Church Edition) “ORIGINAL VIDEO”

Tiny Guest Interview with Kevin Hart

Jimmy uses a new piece of technology to shrink Kevin Hart down to six inches and the two try a few different things including a fist bump and singing a duet.

Eclectic Method – RoboCop

RoboCop, the classic, is getting remade and re-released next month. It’s directed by José Padilha with Gary Oldman, Samuel L Jackson and Michael Keaton. But remember the original that predicted a future in which the justice system was run by corporations and Detroit was nearing collapse? Well to jog your memory  Eclectic Method has spliced it down and jumbled it up into a robostep video noise track. You now have 15 seconds to click like.

Click here for the MP3.

Dreamcast: Sega’s heroic failure

Sega’s Dreamcast was an innovative console masterpiece with a great games selection. So why did it fail so hard?

The Other Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver from The Day of The Doctor from ThinkGeek

$29.99 at ThinkGeek.

_________________________________________________
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: ThinkGeekCNETEclectic MethodEntertainmentOVOFreddieW (RocketJump)JoBlo.com, Nerdist, FlowingDataGeeksOfDoomGeekTyrantTeamCoCo and Ryan “Rocketboy” McClure.