Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Frozen retold via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16 bit) game tech; the top 10 comedy movies of the 1980s; The Evolution Of Chase Scenes; and the future of the Avengers movies. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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Frozen – 8 Bit Cinema
Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1980s
Artist: Adam Lister of Adam Lister Gallery
The Evolution Of Chase Scenes
From the first chase scene ever to current day. This video shows the evolution that chase scenes have gone through over the years. Including such classics as bullet, gone in 60 seconds” and the James bond series.
Why Do We Have A Hard-On For Horror? – Film School’D
Why do we willingly sit in a dark room for two hours to deliberately get our pants scared off? Why do we take dates to horror movies? Why are creepy things, y’know, CREEPY??
The Future of the AVENGERS Franchise (The Dan Cave w/ Dan Casey)
Avengers: Age of Ultron isn’t even out yet, but we’re already anticipating Avengers 3! We speculate what to expect for the third installment: Secret Avengers? West Coast Avengers? Check it out on The Dan Cave with Dan Casey.
Dirty Harry Potter
I Am Groot
E N V O Y from David Weinstein on Vimeo.
A young boy discovers a deadly alien creature and winds up entangled in a top secret government operation.
As part of a Halloween project, graphic designer Kevin Tiernan is creating one Batman villain portrait every week until All Hallows’ Eve. He’ll be paying tribute to various versions of the characters; Tim Sale’s Joker, Phantasm from Batman: The Animated Series, Scarecrow from the Nolanverse, and so on.
More about the project: Tiernandesign.com.
Cosplay Highlights from Dragon Con 2014
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: SellYourComputer,GriffonRamsey, David Weinstein, Comediva, Nerdist, CineFix, Jim Casey, beatdownboogie and WatchMojo.com.