Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find 10 Amazing Facts About Pixar; everything wrong with The Hunt For Red October; a Sherlock musical; 7 Interesting Facts About THE DARK KNIGHT‘s Pencil Trick; and the final dog fight from Top Gun sweded. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Everything Wrong With The Hunt For Red October
This is our narrator’s 2nd favorite movie of all time, and it hurt him a little to read these sins. But no movie is without sin, so we soldier on. In honor of the upcoming Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, we bring you the sins of the very first cinematic Jack Ryan adventure, The Hunt For Red October. Yes, there were sins… no, not as many as usual.
10 Amazing Facts About Pixar
Find out what ‘A113’ means and how many Hawaiian shirts John Lasseter owns in 10 amazing facts about Pixar.
Everything you ask Google sounds a lot stupider when you actually ask Google.
IRON MAN 1 and 2 in 8 minutes
My ex was coming to see Iron Man 3 with me but hadn’t seen the first two, so I decided to make her a multimedia synopsis of the first two. We broke up before I completed it but decided to go ahead and finish it. She’ll never see it, but I think it but I wanted to share it with somebody.
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How to Pretend You Understand Art
Look less idiotic by following Mr. Forthright’s simple art advice. He covers everything you need to know – the art of mumbling, the art of pacing, the art of the brow furrow, the art of wearing a turtleneck, and many more!
SHERLOCK – The Musical (Season 3)
Sherlock Holmes Lives! He’s back for more adventure and mystery!
The 71st Golden Globes: Best Of Tina Fey And Amy Poehler
Once again, professional friends and gifted comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey were the highlight of this year’s Golden Globe Awards.
Muppets Most Wanted – Outrage
Fans across the internet are outraged that Muppets Most Wanted wasn’t nominated for over 247 awards. See some of the chatter in this new video and see Muppets Most Wanted, coming to theaters March 21.
Ravelry designer Kati Galusz has created a series of medieval amigurumi patterns inspired by the GoT characters, including the Starks (Eddard/Ned, Catelyn, Sansa, Arya, & Bran, plus the direwolves) and the Lannisters (Jaime, Cersei & Tyrion), plus Khal Drogo, Khalessi, and Khalessi’s dragons.
GAME OF THRONES SEASON 4 TRAILER REACTION
See how the CineFix office responds to the new Game of Thrones Season Four Trailer
One of the most infamous scenes in The Dark Knight is a scene that’s come to be known as the Pencil Trick. Shocking, disturbing, simple, and twisted, it perfectly captured the malevolent and brutal humor of Heath Ledger’s new interpretation of the Joker. Yet there was a lot going on with that one moment. TheGeekTwins have seven interesting facts about the scene.
How to Make Totoro Poptarts
These Totoro poptarts would be a great treat for any anime-lover.
Top Gun Final Dog Fight Sweded
Maverick outmaneuvers and shoots down a hostile MiG!
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7 Crazy Oscar Facts
In honor of Awards Season, TYDK is hitting the red carpet – or at least the trivia books. Here’s a list of fun facts that can make you the know-it-all of any Oscar party.
Antler Ring Toss with Queen Latifah
Jimmy and Queen Latifah put on helmets outfitted with giant antlers and play a game of ring toss.
Adam WarRock “Jesse Was a Preacher” [comics]
Beat used: King Reign “Dear God”
Based on, inspired by comic, Preacher…
Jon Bernthal Has a Nightmare Audition Story
Jimmy asks Jon about an awful audition story from the early days of his career and the two talk about Jon’s newest film, The Wolf of Wall Street.
Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz — Behind the Scenes with Jessica Chastain as Merida
Go behind the scenes the making of the Brave-inspired portrait.
Read more at the Disney Parks Blog.
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: TheDentedHelmet, Disney Parks, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Adam WarRock, CineFix, kawaiisweetworld, GeekCrafts, MuppetsStudio, Digg, Greg Keating, AVbyte, MR. FORTHRIGHT, Michael Mann, CollegeHumor, Alltime10s and CinemaSins.