NYCC announces changes how they handle panels

nycc-logo-hi-res[1]Today VIP ticket packages have been announced for the 2014 NY Comic Con.  There are 2 separate tickets.  One is the Ultimate VIP package, and the other is the Special Access package.  The Special Access Package mainly gets you into the con at a separate entrance so you don’t have to wait in line with everyone else in the morning.  The Special Access Package also grants you access to the VIP lounge, and it will include the new NY Super Week Card for $195.  The Ultimate Access Package includes everything that the Special Access Package includes, plus one free Autography from a celebrity of choice, and priority access to the Main Stage events for $495.

In discussing the Main Stage priority access, ReedPop made known that they are making a change to how they handle Main Hall seating between events.

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5 Differences between Edge of Tomorrow and All You Need is Kill

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Hopefully you’ve gotten a chance to go see the excellent movie Edge of Tomorrow over the weekend.  I took some time on Friday to go see the movie a second time, and I still love the film.  Now that the movie is out I wanted to go into a deep dive into how the source material All You Need is Kill compares to the Edge of Tomorrow.  This is going to be very spoiler heavy so don’t read on if you haven’t seen the film yet.

 

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Edge of Tomorrow is more than Groundhogs Day + [insert title movie here]

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The summer blockbuster movie onslaught has been in full force since the beginning of May.  Most summer blockbuster films are full of explosions and one liners, and while all of that can be fun to see, they are very one note.   At the NYC premiere, for Edge of tomorrow, America’s golden boy Tom Cruise, came into our theater to intro the movie, and delivered a bunch of one liners from his previous flicks.  I almost felt like he was preparing me for what to expect.   I started to imagine Tom Cruise herpin and derpin from one moment to another delivering cool one liners along the way.  I was dead wrong.  Edge of Tomorrow goes well beyond the need for a memorable one liner, and delivers the best summer blockbuster of the year.

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All You Need Is Kill

All you need is kill NBI don’t remember how, or when I first heard about, Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s novella All You Need Is Kill, but I remember being super interested.  The idea of a guy living the same day every day, fighting against an alien race sounded amazing.  It’s basically groundhogs day in a sci-fi military action setting.  I finally got a chance to check it out for the first time last year, and re-listened to the audiobook recently in preparation for the movie Edge of Tomorrow.  It’s just as enjoyable now as it was the first time through, possibly even better.

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