Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Dwayne Johnson evolving; Entertainment Weekly’s poster for Patton Oswalt’s Episode VII; an infographic featuring your favorite Sci-Fi franchises; and a A Tribute to Tyrion. 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!
To kick things off today, GeekSugar has 20 Creative Ideas For a Superhero Wedding.
ToplessRobot has 16 Completely Inappropriate Things Hidden in Video Games.
Game of Thrones’ King of One-Liners: A Tribute to Tyrion
Game of Thrones is a show with many would-be kings. But there’s only one true king of one-liners: Tyrion Lannister.
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Someone, somewhere decided it would be a fantastic idea to license and produce skin tight Star Wars costumes. They appear to be made of lycra. You can pick from Boba Fett, Chewbacca (it’s so wrong), Darth Vader, and Darth Maul.
They aren’t available to buy just yet, but you can sign up on the product pages to be notified when they are.
Check out the rest of the collection over at FashionablyGeek.
Woman Recreates TV Show Intros for Her Husband’s Birthday
Eclectic Method – Iron Man
NEXT PAGE: Star Wars vs. Star Trek….
Fangamer released a Nintendo Power Glove-themed oven mitt designed by artist Jon Kay that will turn you into a kitchen wizard. The Power Glove is a video game controller for the 8-bit Nintendo console and referenced in the 1989 film The Wizard starring Fred Savage (here is a video reference). The oven mitt is available to purchase online.
Surprise Orchestra Pranks
Pittsburgh comic book artists and Boing Boing podcast producers – Ed Piskor, Jasen Lex, and Jim Rugg – visit a singular archive containing the world’s largest collection of cartoon and comic book art: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum (Columbus, OH).
Awkward Handshake: The Game
Ever have an awkward moment while greeting someone? Time to level up on your social skills.
The battle wages on – that is between two of sci-fi’s most iconic franchises, Star Trek and Star Wars. It is s a battle that has been discussed by fans for over 30 years now. And with the recent news of J.J. Abrams accepting the director’s job on the next Star Wars film, the flames have been fanned.
The following infographic, discovered at TrekNews.net, pits the two franchises against each other once again — with criteria including number of films, box office gross, number of Academy, Grammy and Emmy Awards, video games, books, toys, and social media followers.
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: guyismdotcom, MovingMindStudio, GeekSugar, FashionablyGeek, ToplessRobot, onlyleigh, rterepublicofcomedy, eclecticmethod, infographicjournal, EW and ComicsBeat.
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