Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find out why Han ALWAYS shoots first; a The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time comic; the origin of Jack Bauer’s damn it catchphrase; Easy A cosplay; and some geeky jewelry from Dans Magic. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Flavorwire shows us The Brooklyn Cyclones’ Delightfully Geeky Salute to ‘Seinfeld’: It’s Real and It’s Spectacular.
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Animating Adam Savage’s Workshop
Adam invited animator Marty Cooper to the Cave to geek out about traditional hand-drawn cel animation and Marty’s creative augmented reality cartoons. Using overhead projector transparency sheets and a stop-motion app, Marty lets loose one of his creations in the shop!
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Comic (Zelda is a LIE)
“When I played Ocarina of time when I was a kid I always wondered why Link didn’t freak his shit when he finds out that Sheik is Zelda the entire time….I mean I was pissed….WHAT THE F**K ZELDA!! YOU AREN’T EVEN BEING TORTURED AND IM BUSTING MY ASS TO SAVE YOU AND HYRULE!! DA F**K IS THIS SH*T!???”
by DeAara Lewis
Alex is a witch with a temper and a thirst for revenge. Now she has to do the unthinkable – get a job and work with other women!
Kiefer Sutherland Reveals the Origin of Jack Bauer’s Damn It Catchphrase
Jimmy chats with Kiefer Sutherland about returning as Jack Bauer for 24: Live Another Day.
Dans Magic is a professional jeweler in the State of Washington. He makes excellent custom metal jewelry, often using themes from pop culture. You can see more of his work here.
Photographer: Seai Photography
Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Night Crew
In this clip from the June 29th episode of Robot Chicken, we find out who runs the bridge of the Enterprise after Picard (guest star Patrick Stewart) goes to bed. Chris Pine voices the night crew’s captain.
Trailer Whisperers: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
We tell you what will happen in the movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes based on what the trailer tells us. And trust us, this trailer talks a lot.
THE BURNING (1981) – Awesomely Bad Movies
Kyle Anderson (@FunctionalNerd) peers into Harvey Weinstein’s closet and finds a fiery, maggot-infested skeleton called 1981’s THE BURNING.
Bad Movie Review: Transformers Age of Extinction
Transformers: Age Of Extinction Starring: Marky Mark Wahlberg, A Wicked Hot 19-year-old, TJ Miller, Stanley Tucci, Optimus Prime, and Bumblebee, with a cameo from the Dinobots.
Han ALWAYS Shoots First
Han Solo is one smuggler who isn’t afraid to shoot first and ask questions later (and then shoot some more).
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: Dorkly, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, ModPrimate, JustAnotherProductionProductions, The Nether Region, Flavorwire, fashionablygeek, IGN, Neatorama, DeAara Lewis, GeekXGirls and Tested.