Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find your favorite Game Of Thrones stars IRL; David Lynch’s Return of the Jedi; The Wonder Years cast reunited; Michael Fassbender & James McAvoy doing impressions of Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, Flavorwire has 8 Legendary Deleted Movie Scenes You’ve Never Seen.
Neatorama has the 25 Most Powerful TV Shows of the Last 25 Years.
If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!
Game of Thrones Stars: In Real Life!
With so many great Game of Thrones characters, it’s easy to forget they’re also real people! See what they look like in real life and revisit some movies you might have forgotten they were in!
Pyro from the X-Men brought into reality in this amazing mod. See it being made here.
Jim Carrey 2014 MUM Graduation
Maharishi University of Management (http://www.mum.edu) granted degrees to 285 students representing 54 countries. Jim Carrey gave the commencement address to Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014. The University Board of Trustees also presented Mr. Carrey with the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa, in recognition of his significant lifetime achievements as a world-renowned comedian and actor, artist, author and philanthropist.
Small(er) Screen Love – CineFix Now
You may have heard: we’re in a Golden Age of TV right now. Whether your favorite show is Game of Thrones or Mad Men, or you love a good nature documentary, there’s lots of good stuff. And lots of it is now becoming available in Ultra High Def..
ABCDEFGeek “A” Is For “Ackbar”
During the filming of his famous catch phrase, Ackbar attempts to “improve” his lines.
David Lynch’s Return of the Jedi
In 1981 George Lucas approached David Lynch to direct the final installment of the STAR WARS trilogy. For years fans of Lynch and Lucas have wondered what that surreal vision would look like. Now we finally know…. in David Lynch’s RETURN OF THE JEDI.
For the full gallery head over to The A.V. Club.
Super Mercedes Bros.
Michael Jackson on Beer Bottles
Wayne the Stegosaurus: A Motionpoems Animated Short
The Mill artists adapted the children’s poem Wayne the Stegosaurus by Kenn Nesbitt into a delightful animated film for the 5th Season of Motionpoems, a non profit bringing poets and filmmakers together to create short films. Find out more about creating the film from the artists here.
Fassbender & McAvoy Doing Impressions
Heather Matarazzo uses her outcast expertise to teach teenage girls to be interesting.
Ript Apparel mashed up famous album covers with geek and pop culture characters. The designs are available on prints, coasters, headphones, Bluetooth speakers and laptop sleeves only until 5/31.
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: FunnyOrDie, CineFix, How It Should Have Ended, Neatorama, Yahoo, TheAwesomer, Flavorwire, colinfurze, Screen Junkies, The Mill, Bottle Boys, mercedesbenzjapan, The A.V. Club, C-SPIT and MaharishiUniversity.