Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find an Iron Man periodic table; Sweded Bullet Time; a look back at that golden year known as 1999; and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope completely in .gif form. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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TheGeekTwins have a guide to start watching Doctor Who.
The Matrix – Bullet Time – Homemade with Olga Kay & Jeremy Jahns
Olga Kay (Trinity) and Jeremy Jahns (Neo) enter The Matrix this week on Homemade Movies! The rooftop showdown with the famous shot of Neo dodging bullets gets the homemade makeover without VFX. Be sure to checkout the non-VFX breakdown of the shots in the Behind The Scenes video.
Star Wars Episode IV…. in Gif Form
AMERICAN WEREWOLF Transformation – Rick Baker Bonus! Blood and Guts with Scott Ian
In this extended scene, Rick Baker talks Scott Ian through some of the origins behind the epic transformation scene in An American Werewolf in London.
Dennis Quaid Gets a Checkup
Ellen’s Dennis Quaid pranks are back! This time she sent Dennis to get a checkup, and the results were too hilarious to be true.
Game of Thrones With A Friends Style Opening
WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SPOILERS!
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Adam WarRock “The Crows On The Wall” [Game of Thrones week]
Game of Thrones week – a new GoT-related song every day
Look Like An Action Hero: Diet Advice From Don Cheadle
The Iron Patriot reveals his secret to getting in shape for Iron Man 3. And we embarrass ourselves by offering him a microwaved dinner.
What do you get when you add iron to the outline of a well-dressed man? Probably a statue of a well-dressed man, right? Wrong. You get Iron Man, one of the greatest superheroes to walk the fictional Earth. Strangely, his metal suit has hardly, if any, iron because it’s inefficient and heavy. But there’s no metal song called “Titanium Alloy Man”.
Iron Man Equation is printed on a brown, 100% cotton shirt
You can get the Iron Man Equation T-Shirt for $19.99-$20.99 at ThinkGeek.
1999 in Ten Minutes
A nostalgic trip back to the year 1999.
56 Acronyms and Initialisms
A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John sorts through a number of acronyms and initialisms such as M&M’s, SCUBA, and the USA PATRIOT act.
The Fundamental Guide to KICKING ASS – HILLBILLIES
Where we share all of life tips on defeating your worst of enemies.
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That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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