Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find some Star Wars-inspired yoga poses; watch the Death Star destroying the Enterprise; a supercut of Tom Cruise running; Professor X Rejects a Student; and Man of Steel + Minecraft. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

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Star Wars Yoga

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From the Desk of:
Steve Jones,
Senior VP,
LucasFilm Marketing and Brand Strategy

Dear Mr. Lucas

It was you who first taught me that it doesn’t matter if your product sucks. What matters is how geeky your fans are. And our market research is showing that Yoga people have a lot of untapped geek-type commitment simply waiting for someone to provide them Yoga stuff to buy.

These most recent poses made us think: Yoga Inspired Action Figures? Update the 80s toys so that they have more than 4 bodily joints total?


LIGHTSABER’S LOST – Star Wars: Course of the Force 2013 – Episode 1

It is a time of peace in California thanks to the inaugural Course of the Force, a charity lightsaber relay down the coast to San Diego to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But the Make-A-Wish Foundation is still in need and the Course of the Force High Council has been summoned a second time. Starting at Skywalker Ranch runners will carry the lightsaber down to the 2013 Comic-Con International in San Diego.

On the eve of the relay race, Nerdist member Matt Mira has journeyed to Industrial Light and Magic to retrieve the Course of the Force lightsaber…

Death Star Destroys Enterprise (Special Edition)

It’s Star Trek vs. Star Wars in the skies over San Francisco!

After Star Trek IV, the crew of the Enterprise needed more whales, so they came back to San Francisco again, except this time it’s an alternate universe where Reagan’s Star Wars defense initiative from the 80’s is coming to fruition as the Death Star nears completion (superlaser already fully operational). Star Wars is our military.

Professor X Rejects a Student

Professor X interviews a prospective student.

Mine of Steel: Superman in Minecraft Trailer

The jaw-dropping “Ideal of Hope” trailer, recreated in incredible detail IN MINECRAFT by Steelehouse.

Game Over Man: Video games in movies

A twenty-minute montage of video games and arcades in film.


How is it that Tom always manages to sneak in a scene where he gets to take off his shirt? By the way: The guy is 50. What the hell?

COSPLAY CONFIDENTIAL: Meg Turney – Just Cos Kansas City

Welcome back to Just Cos Kansas City! This week, we follow Meg Turney as she prepares for and travels to Planet Comicon in Kansas City, Missouri with her Judy Cosplay from Cowboy Bebop.

Best College Movies

College is a time for excellence in academics, expanding your knowledge and hunkering down for long study sessions. But that would make for one boring movie! College movies are all about PARTYING.

Little Bridal Shop of Horrors

What makes a bridezilla a bridezilla? You probably don’t want to know.

Heart Transplant with Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer performs open heart surgery on the worst heart ever.

That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

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