Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find out how Mario is mental; see Robin Williams on Craig Ferguson; a cool supercut of slow motion running in movies; Batman’s rogue’s gallery playing cards; and the football teams of Gotham and Metropolis go head to head. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, WhatCulture has 10 Most Awkward Scenes In James Bond Films.
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The Empire Strikes Back Teaser Trailer
Watch the original teaser trailer for The Empire Strikes Back, which is notable for featuring solely concept art by Ralph McQuarrie but no film footage. Among the McQuarrie paintings seen are the Rebel hangar on Hoth, Luke on a tauntaun, Darth Vader aboard a Star Destroyer, Cloud City, an Imperial probe droid, and Luke’s final duel with Darth Vader.
Robin Williams On Craig Ferguson
Robin Williams on Craig Ferguson – Originally aired on October 16, 2013.
Slow Motion Running – The Supercut
Slow motion running, this style of shot can be used to empasise any scene in any movie genre and what true movie fan hasn’t tried to slo mo run in real life.
SadPuppyProductions has a 4-minute (fairly non-spoilery) video from the set of the upcoming Superman vs Batman film.
Mega Man Comes to Life
MegaMan comes alive in this Stop Motion video.
FinalCutKing made this video in his room by taking over 10,000 photos and used over 1,000 small tiles that he hot glued together and painted.
NEXT PAGE: Batman Rogues play cards…
Adam WarRock “B.S.F.X.” [Official Music Video]
From the new studio album by Adam WarRock
The Middle Of Nowhere
Available November 5
Someone has all the Aces
Batman does gets his nights off, when these dudes play poker.
Game Theory: Why Mario is Mental, Part 1
Mario is gaming’s biggest mascot, but what is he hiding? Is he really the hero everyone thinks he is? Have we overlooked one too many of Mario’s heinous crimes. In this two part series, we put Mario on trial to see just what is going on inside the head of this “paragon” of the video game industry.
Adam WarRock “X & Y” [Pokemon X and Y]
Catch them all…
Beat used: Braille “Calculated Risk”
CONTRA In Real Life – Nintendo Throwback!
James and J take on the Red Clone Army in their version of the classic Nintendo game, CONTRA!
NEXT PAGE: Japan sings It’s Always Sunny anthem…
Dimensions: A Line, A Loop, A Tangle of Threads – Release Trailer
AVAILABLE NOW – click here to find out where you can get your copy
CHUCKY Cuts to it w/ Tony Gardner: Blood and Guts with Scott Ian
Join host Scott Ian as he cuts to the heart of the matter with Tony Gardner of Alterian, Inc and CHUCKY!
Ronnie Coppola Audition Tape (Gravity, Carrie, Machete Kills)
The leaked casting tapes of Ronnie Coppola: the sh*ttiest Coppola.
a Japanese kindergarten class singing “Dayman” from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
For reference, here’s the original.
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: io9, Star Wars, Above Average, Nerdist, dimensionsthemovie, Reckless Geeks, The Game Theorists, TheFreshDoodle, Adam WarRock, FinalCutKing, SadPuppyProductions, supercutonline, Brazilious and WhatCulture.