SR Geek Picks: Successful Movie Formula, Oscars Recap & More

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Welcome to Screen Rant's "Geek Picks," where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you'll find the formula for making a successful movie; a House of Cards parody by Sesame Street; some 2015 Oscar wrap up videos; a live action Frozen; and 7 things you (probably) didn't know about Mean GirlsAll 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 could be featured in a future post!


Oscars 2015: Neil Patrick Harris's Opening Song


Lie Witness News - Oscars 2015 Edition

The Academy Awards is one of the most hyped events of the year. There’s a lot of pressure to have an informed opinion about the movies that are nominated. So we sent a camera onto Hollywood Boulevard to ask people what they thought about some nominated movies and moments we made up. This is a special Oscar night edition of #LieWitnessNews


The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting

Almost every Academy Award-winning actor has someone to whom they owe a great debt, which is why we’re taking time to honor a man who influenced more of them than anyone. His name is Jim Kimmel. It is time to pay tribute to the greatest, most prolific and revered acting coach who ever lived. This tribute features Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o, Harvey Weinstein, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Jeff Bridges, Kristen Bell, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Aniston and Gary Oldman.


Oscars 2015 Review: Academy Award Awards

Well, another Oscar night has come and gone, which means it's time for the 3rd Annual Grouchies, where we bring you the highs (and lows) of Hollywood's big night!


Kevin and Lauren on the Oscar Red Carpet

Ellen sent two of her writers to talk to the stars on Hollywood's biggest night!

Sesame Street: House of Bricks (House of Cards Parody)

Some people say there's too much pork in this town. Frank Underwolf could not agree more. And that is why Mr. Underwolf is on a mission to huff and puff and blow down all the little pigs' houses. In this town, you have to know which way the wind is blowing, and unfortunately, for those little piggies, it's about to get very windy.


10 Years of YouTube: Evolution of Viral Video

101 of the craziest, most hilarious, biggest viral videos in the ten year history of YouTube. Happy Birthday YouTube!


Wheel of Musical Impressions with Christina Aguilera

Jimmy Fallon challenges Christina Aguilera to a game of random musical impressions, such as Britney Spears singing "This Little Piggy."


7 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Mean Girls

Can you believe it’s been ELEVEN YEARS since Mean Girls came out? In honor of this milestone, we’re taking another look at what we’re pretty sure is the most accurate presentation of the High School emotional landscape, ever. Ever!



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Live Action Frozen with Bella Thorne and Mae Whitman

Bella Thorne and Mae Whitman star in Disney's latest live-action adaptation of an animated movie. Because the world needs that.


The Successful Movie Formula

The Blockbuster Movie Formula


That's all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

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