Convention Connection: New York Comic Con ’15 will stream live

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With only two days away from the NYCC ’15 we now know that if you could not make it we have you covered.  Over the years NYCC has live streamed some of the panels, but now.  You can watch the New York Comic-Con 2015 live stream at the NYCC website, the Twitch website. If you want to watch on your iPad or iPhone, you’ll have to download the Twitch app.

NYCC LIVE! in partnership with Courtyard by Marriott and Twitch will be livestreaming from the NYCC show floor and panel rooms all weekend long.

The NYCC Livestream will feature celebrity interviews, video gaming, live art, television and movie panels, comic book previews and more across three streaming channels. Tune in daily for the hottest programming direct from NYC.

NYCC 2015

There will be three streams available:

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88MPH: A Celebration of Back to the Future

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The Hodgepodge Podcast

After a little time off to deal with, y’know, life, Doug and Dirty A are back to review Scott Cooper‘s Black Mass with Johnny Depp and Denis Villeneuve‘s Sicario with Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro. Then, they are joined by friend of the show, author Matt King to discuss Ridley Scott‘s The Martian starring Matt Damon. Which films make the grade? Take a listen and find out!

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Classic Review – The Town that Dreaded Sundown (1976)

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The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Directed by Charles B. Pierce (The Legend of Boggy Creek)

Starring Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells

Review by Jordan

The Town that Dreaded Sundown is a standout thriller with historical significance than employs an assortment of filmic techniques with varying levels of success. There are unexpected bouts of slow-motion shooting and attempts at slapstick humour that show its age, but overshadowing these strange inclusions is a feeling of anarchic terror born from a villain whose identity is as much a mystery as his motives.

Released in 1976, two years after Black Christmas introduced the slasher and two years before Halloween defined it, Charles B. Pierce’s film is lawless in its direction and plot, frequently breaking the soon-to-be defined rules of suspense and melding horror with a period setting and documentary like narration to accompany it’s intent on being based on a true American case.

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Film Review: The Martian…


Starring: Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Directed by: Ridley Scott

So I went and saw the movie, “The Martian” today and here is my review:

Plot/Synopsis: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

I read the book before I saw the movie. While the movie was pretty faithful to the book and followed along pretty well; however, it was of course a little different. The movie is always different from the book so it’s nothing new anyways.

I thought the movie was really good but did I…

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Movie Review: Sicario

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Sicario (sɪˈkɛərɪəʊ) | Spanish | Assassin. Hitman. Hired Killer.

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In Sicario, Emily Blunt plays Kate Macer, an idealistic FBI agent who is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.  Sicario is an intense, relentlessly paced and thrilling look at the American war on drugs and murky US-Mexico border politics. French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve’s film is absolutely riveting, with amped up tension and thrilling action pitted against an air of paranoia and the grisly reality of drug cartel violence.

Villeneuve is on a hot streak (Prisoners), and has crafted yet another fine thriller with fantastic performances from his cast. Emily Blunt is a force to be reckoned with as Kate Macer. She’s a competent leader, self-assured and confident – Blunt’s portrayal of Kate maintains her “Full Metal Bitch” title from

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