SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

Published 1 year ago by , Updated June 21st, 2014 at 10:03 am,

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the Top 10 Roman Empire Movies/TV Shows; some Man of Steel memes; Disney princesses as sexy warriors; Pixar versions of pulp heroes; Game of Thrones Starring Zooey Deschanel, Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza; and Kickstopper: A Campaign to Kill Your Kickstarter. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you may be featured on a future post!

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Man Of Steel Franchise Should Follow This Formula

Man Of Steel Should Follow Dark Knight Formula SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

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Super Burn

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Good Idea

Good Idea SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

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Superhero Movie Evolutions

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Superhero Movie Evolutions SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

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NEXT PAGE: The Roots’ Super Mario Rap…

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Death! 41 Historic Demises – Summer Bummer Series pt. 3 – mental_floss on YT (Ep.15)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John takes a look at 41 people who have had some rather misfortunate deaths, such as falling down a chimney, being stabbed while using the toilet, and sky diving off the Eifel Tower with a broken parachute.

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Jimmy Fallon’s Video Game Week: Watch Dogs Demo

Jimmy welcomes Aisha Tyler and Ubisoft’s Nicholas Mainville to walk through the upcoming game Watch Dogs.

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Jimmy Fallon’s Video Game Week Suggestion Box: Black Simon & Garfunkel

Jimmy welcomes back Black Simon & Garfunkel who perform a rendition of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.”

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Jimmy Fallon’s Audience Suggestion Box: Video Game Week 2013

Jimmy reads audience suggestions including one asking to put video game sound effects to an NBA Finals game, and another asking to have an actor dramatically read the line, “It’s A Me, Mario!”

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Jimmy Fallon’s Video Game Week Suggestion Box: Tariq’s Mario Rap

An audience suggestion inspires Tariq from The Roots to perform a “Super Mario Bros.” themed rap.

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NEXT PAGE: Disney Warrior Princess Cosplay…

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Always Ready

FleET SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

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Pulp Pixar

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Pixar The Shadow 570x213 SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

Pixar Flash Gordon 570x213 SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

Phil Postma is a character designer and artist who has worked in the animation industry for over 20 years. He posts mash-ups of genre characters done in the CG Pixar style on his blog (2D Minion Factory). His latest pieces showcase popular pulp/comic strip heroes of the ’30s and ’40s, like Flash Gordon, Dick Tracy, the Shadow, and the Phantom.

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Sexy Disney Princess Warriors

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Sexy Pocahontas 570x873 SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

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Sexy Snow White 570x881 SR Geek Picks: Pulp Pixar Heroes, Superman vs. Avengers, Disney Princess Cosplay & More

Artist Mike Roshuk has taken classic Disney Princesses – the Walt Disney company’s cash-generating cadre of tiara-clad, sparkly-gowned, bluebird-serenading female protagonists – and transformed them into sexified, scantily clad warrior seductresses who looked like they walked out of Zack Snyder’s deepest erotic dreams. Sweet and innocent childhood icons like Snow White, Ariel, and Pocahontas have been outfitted in belly chains, armor, blades, and thigh-high stockings; ready to slaughter crappy CGI monsters in super slow-motion.

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Hipster Disney Princess Cosplay

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Belle, Ariel, and Rapunzel show off their new hipster look at 2012 FanimeCon.

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NEXT PAGE: Hipster Game of Thrones….

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Game of Thrones Starring Zooey Deschanel, Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza!

The night is dark, and full of quirky.

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Top 10 Roman Empire Movies/TV Shows

See Russell Crowe and Spartacus slash and bash the competition! Watch helpless Christians thrown to man-eating lions! The Top 10 Roman Empire Movies/TV Shows.

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Kickstopper: A Campaign to Kill Your Kickstarter

From Zach Braff to James Franco, everyone is trying to fund their terrible Kickstarter projects. Here’s a way to help kill the worst of them.

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Batman is slower than Superman

Batman doesn’t always get to the scene first.

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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: GoldentuskOfficialComedy9GagGeekyTyrantCineFixGeekLeagueOfAmerica, reddit, latenightMentalFlossVideoSuperheroFanclub and GeekLeagueOfAmerica.

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  1. It always annoys me how the only thing about gaming mainstream media seems to get is Mario.

    • I agree but Mario is the best thing in gaming…ever.

      • I’m not denying that the cultural obsession with the character has been well deserved but it’d be great if people could remember about the other games in the games industry.

  2. … let’s continue that convo between Kal-El and Tony …

    Kal-El

    So technically the world saving came down to the two highest paid actors? Huh, I never looked at it that way.

    As far as the destruction I caused- um yeah. Not anywhere close to, y’know… the loss every single life on the entire planet to Zod’s terraforming. Had I not been here, Earth and humanity would be lost.

    Tony -

    And if we hadn’t been there, our Earth and humanity would have been lost too.

    Kal-El -

    Obviously, it appears that your planet doesn’t have any type of military presence.

    • technically technically it took a nuke fired by the government redirected by ironman.

      • Here how bout this one-

        Kal El-

        Hey Tony-
        When you were a kid you learning how to build bombs. When I was a kid, I lifted a submerged school bus full of drowning children out of a river.

        Please.

        Ba-ba-ba-do-wa-bop Superman!

        • Dr. Mindbender for the win.

    • So Superman couldn’t have just directed the fight to a place where he knew the fight he was about to have with Zod wouldn’t hurt anyone or cause any damage to a major city.

      Also you seem to forget two things
      1) Ironman and Superman are two different characters, the point of Superman is that he’s a boy scout where as Tony Stark started out as just some rich asshole who didn’t care to find out what was going on with he’s own company. It’s comparing a redemption story to the classic superhero story.

      2) In terms of ability saving a schoolbus full of children is on the small level as building the type of tech Tony Stark was building. Again your comparing a smart guy with a superhuman alien with the ability to bench-press a skyscraper. Well I’m exaggerating…I think but still it’s hard to compare the two characters.

  3. If man of steel follows the dark knight, we will have two great films that will be disgraced by the third, horrible film!

    • The Dark Knight trilogy had a secret 3rd movie then? In between TDK and TDKR?

      • it’s called: dark knight the hangover

      • Nope TDKR sucked compared to the first too!

        • Two! Nope Batman and Robin sucks but pretty much sucks!

  4. I love The Dark Knight Trilogy and I think that formula for Man of Steel might actually… Work! I thought I was the only one that thought Zod in Man of Steel was a lot like Ra’s al Ghul from Batman Begins. That being said, I still want to see Brainiac on the big screen! But Doomsday would be pretty badass…

  5. the avengers had horrible character development….and the damage in avengers was unrealistic man….superman collateral is real as it gets when you have to gods fighting each other…i mean has anybody not watch justice league cartoon? synder also claimed that supea is a rookie so most likey the collateral will be minium because he know the city wont stand his collateral any longer

    • Hmm…horrible character development? So what do you call the individual movies of Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America then? You’re supposed to watch them all dumbass.

  6. Man, as much as Doomsday as a villain makes sense, can we please not? Doomsday is….not my favorite. I mean, the whole backstory is pretty ridiculous, even for comic books, which have a license to be ridiculous. But unfortunately, I don’t have any better ideas. Maybe it could work.

    • bizzaro or brainiac

      • Brainiac definitely. Bizzaro is too much like Zod, just an evil version of Superman.

        • Even if they used Bizarro, what would his costume be like since Cavill’s Superman costume is dark enough as Bizarro’s was.

          • probably the normal bright red and blue

    • The back story has been changed a million times, so I don’t think anyone would have a problem with that. They might be able to make the character more “movie friendly”.

    • Darkseid!! Would be awesome for Man of Steel 3.

  7. * mininum in the next film

  8. man of steel should walk a different path, no need to blow your load in the sequel.

  9. That pic of Henry Cavill that’s used in that last pic is a spy photo from the set while filming, NOT an official photo! The cape is phtoshopped in, the belt is photoshopped to be red, and he’s in an awkward position.

    There are PLENTY of official images of Superman from Man of Steel that can be used, so can we please stop using these photoshopped images that aren’t official?

  10. The movie Man of Steel was awesome! I don’t get it why everybody is freaked out how the movie turned out! you should read more DC Comics though. You’d get it. :)

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