Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a twisted robot love story; a cake of my favorite Pixar film; the 10 best sci-fi movie battles; a video game character food pyramid; and some great behind the scenes shots from classic films. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Robert Kouba is a 20-year-old director from Switzerland. He’s trying to make a movie.
It’s a twisted robot love story about a young man who wakes up 60 years after a car accident only to find himself lost in a dystopian world run by machines.
Aurora is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi film, set in 2080 – 60 years after machines have taken over the world.
Our story follows Andrew (Julian Schaffner), who encounters a car accident on the day of the uprising, in 2020. He wakes up 60 years later, in a world where the human race is almost extinct.
On his path, he comes across a girl named Calia (Jeannine Wacker), who ventures north to reach a long-rumored stronghold called Aurora, the last human reserve. While on constant watch for the machines, they develop feelings for each other until a horrendous discovery tears their relationship apart.
Andrew is not human.
Ten bucks gets you a digital download and access to behind-the-scenes stuff on the website, $25 gets a DVD with limited-edition cover art, $55 gets a signed special edition DVD and poster plus PDF of the shooting script, and so on with bigger packages including premiere tickets, set visits, or a role in the movie.
Interested? Go check it out and make your donation by clicking here.
100 Films | 100 Behind the Scenes Photos (1931-2012)
The main characters in classic video games had very strange diets.
$17.99 at Entertainment Earth.
$24.99 at Amazon.com.
Artist Gris Grimly of Mad Creator Productions lived up to his name when he created the spookiest Mickey you’ve ever seen. Behold, Mickey the Conjurer, as inspired by the Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Fantasia.
Buy the shirt off her back here. (Use promo code “geeksaresexy” for 10% off)
Made by Kara’s Couture Cakes
Aaron Eckhart On Working With Heath Ledger In The Dark Knight
To celebrate the premier of Star Trek Into Darkness, the artists behind The Joy of Tech assembled their best Star Trek cartoons. At the link, you can find their slideshow hosted by a reasonable facsimile of J.J. Abrams.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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