Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the psychology Of Batman ’89; Transformers as explained by a 5-year-old boy; everything wrong with Chronicle in 8 minutes or less; a young George RR Martin; and Wil Wheaton’s 90-minute awesome hour at ECCC 2012. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Little boy shares everything he knows about Autobots and Decepticons in “Kid’s Eye View” on mom.me.
Power Rangers: The Movie  (Modern Trailer)
The 1995 Power Rangers movie given the modern trailer treatment. With an upcoming film reboot from Lionsgate coming soon, I figured this would be a good time to make this. As a base, I used the trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Everything Wrong With Chronicle In 8 Minutes Or Less
For many movie fans, Chronicle was a breath of fresh air for the superhero genre, so naturally Hollywood ignored its surprising box office and impressive word of mouth and went right back to throwing spandexed superheroes through buildings. Whatever. It still has sins, so we thought we’d take a look at them.
Our favorite Insult Comic Dog takes Manhattan to help anguished English soccer fans take out their anger on Italy. Watch “Triumph Watches The World Cup, Part 1” Now!
Game of Thrones – VHS Intro
Young George RR Martin
George RR Martin had to come up with all his ideas for Game of Thrones from somewhere.
Frozen (Censored) Part 2!
A family friendly censored version of the movie Frozen. Safe for kids.
Acapella Transformers Theme
Game Grumps stop by to help us with our a cappella rendition of the Transformers theme song.
Design Club – Super Mario Bros: Level 1-1 – Game Analysis
How does Super Mario Bros teach you to play purely through level design? Game Designer Dan “OtherDan” Emmons breaks down the mechanics and offers a lesson in game design techniques.
Stephen Merchant Presents: “If We Won” with Newcastle Brown Ale
Imagine how great America would have been if Great Britain won the Revolutionary War. And imagine how much beer Newcastle would’ve sold.
Wil Wheaton’s 90-Minute Awesome Hour at ECCC 2012
Whenever I attend Emerald City Comicon, I spend an hour performing some material from my books and blog, and then take some questions at the end. In 2012, we realized that the awesome hour actually needed to be ninety minutes, because we had too much awesome to pack into the show.
The Arkham Sessions: The Psychology Of Batman ’89
Is the film, as Burton once described, a story about the intertwined paths of Batman and the Joker, culminating in a “fight between two disturbed people?” Furthermore, how does Keaton’s Bruce Wayne compare to Kevin Conroy’s version when it comes to the maintenance — or fusion — of multiple identities? How is Nicholson’s Joker more destructive and dangerous than Hamill’s? Listen to this special edition of the The Arkham Sessions and reminisce about Batman ’89 in a whole new way.
After Hours – 11 Movie Alternate Dimensions With Horrifying Downsides
Future Lou: Flying Cars
Lou is here to answer all your questions about the future. Don’t worry about altering our existence, apparently it could use some changes.This episode he tackles the subject of “Flying Cars”.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
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