Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find 7 things you (probably) didn’t know about The Matrix; a parent attempting to name all the Super Smash Bros. characters; a movie montage of sword fights; and a Superman short film. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Matrix
CineFix will bring you the inside scoop on The Wachowskis’ seminal movie: the casting, the stunts, the leather outfits and all the ass-kicking. Though not always in the way you’d expect. WOAH.
Sword Fights Movie Montage
ClaraDarko’s tribute to sword duels in cinema (60 films). EDITED IN 2009.
A Smallville Man
A Superman short film set to “Walk” by the Foo Fighters
Parole Board – Saturday Night Live
A prisoner (Kenan Thompson) pleads his case but the parole board is not so easily swayed, especially because of his cannibalism.
Celebrity Family Feud – Saturday Night Live
Interstellar – JFK – “Why Fly The Atlantic?”
“It’s like we’ve forgotten who we are at home. Explorers. Pioneers. Not caretakers.”
Fan trailer cut to a mashup of different JFK speeches regarding the Apollo space program.
Biz Markie | Just A Friend | Muppets Version
The Muppets perform their version of the Biz Markie classic, “Just a Friend (You Got What I Need).” Starring Rowlf the Dog, and Miss Piggy. Video by Mylo the Cat.
The Making of Pixel Heroes
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.