Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web for you. Today you’ll find a Dark Knight Returns/Up mashup; an X-men sighting in Mexico City; Sesame Street parodying Downton Abbey; the first two installments of a 7 part series with director Joe Carnahan; and what Kanye West would look like if he was in Moonrise Kingdom. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, WhatCulture has a Definitive Guide To Quentin Tarantino Homages, Influences And References.
X-men sighting after Pemex explosion in Mexico City?
Iron Man’s Halloween costume.
A Nerd’s Guide to American Football
In which Hank talks about American Football (also known as Hand Egg) from the perspective of a nerd…particularly tackling the question of why this sport is so popular.
Brotherhood (Budweiser 2013 Super Bowl Commercial)
See Budweiser’s 2013 Super Bowl ad featuring our famous Clydesdales horses — and introducing our newest foal, who was just 7 days old during the shoot.
Perfect Match (GoDaddy 2013 Super Bowl Commercial)
Danica Patrick watches “sexy meet smart” as supermodel Bar Refaeli experiences #TheKiss in this GoDaddy.com 2013 Big Game commercial.
Sesame Street Spoofs Downton Abbey
Upside Downton Abbey turns right side up, in this Sesame Street spoof of Downton Abbey.
Marvel Mash-Up Ep. 24: Iron Man
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends learn the secret of Iron Man’s armor.
What Do Quack Studies on Violent Video Games Say?
“Mediaite’s own Tommy Christopher appeared on Current TV’s The Young Turks tonight to discuss his recent column about a popular anti-violent-video-game study that actually concludes guns are to blame.
DIRECTOR JOE CARNAHAN UNLEASHED!
In this 7-part series, acclaimed director Joe Carnahan (The Grey, Narc, Smokin’ Aces, The A-Team) joins indi/cult-director Jack Perez (Some Guy Who Kills People, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, La Cucaracha, The Big Empty) for a super candid and sometimes shocking in-depth discussion on the enormous challenges and obstacles faced by filmmakers in Hollywood.
PART 1 — “HOLLYWOOD TRENCHES”
Manipulation, on-set professionalism and making it yourself…
PART 2 — “NO HILL FOR A CLIMBER”
The movies that never were, and the dream projects that might still get made…
Moonrise Kingdom Kanye West
by Phil Howell
That’s all for today folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie related geekery.
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