Avengers: Endgame Tickets Are Being Sold for Hundreds of Dollars on eBay

Marvel Studios
Marvel Studios

Willing to spend $500 to watch one of the most highly anticipated films of the year? That’s about how much a ticket to Avengers: Endgame will cost you right now on eBay. As if crashing the AMC Theatres website trying to get tickets wasn't bad enough, now people are taking advantage of the MCU's diehard fan base and reselling their tickets for up to 50 times their original cost.

Within one hour, Avengers: Endgame beat out its predecessor, Infinity War, with record ticket presales. This, in turn, caused hours-long wait times for moviegoers attempting to purchase tickets—if not a total inability to even log on to AMC or Fandango altogether. According to CBR, some lucky individuals who did manage to get tickets are reselling them on eBay for $45 to $50 apiece, while others are thinking way bigger and asking for $100 to $500 per ticket.

The ticket-buying frenzy goes beyond just wanting to see the film: Fans have good reason to believe that if they don’t see Avengers: Endgame on opening night, they'll be subject to spoilers on social media sites and beyond that will ruin the many surprises that are surely lurking in the final Avengers film. Which is the main reason why so many people are intent on seeing the movie the night of Thursday, April 25.

If you weren’t able to get a ticket, and don't want to shell out half a week's salary on one, we’d advise you to keep trying—or be ready to avoid the internet for a few days. For hardcore fans who are willing to spend a few days in the movie theater, you can always take part in AMC Theater's 60-hour MCU movie marathon, which will conclude with a screening of Avengers: Endgame one hour before everyone else gets to see it.

[h/t: CBR]

Kodak’s New Cameras Don't Just Take Photos—They Also Print Them

Your Instagram account wishes it had this clout.
Your Instagram account wishes it had this clout.

Snapping a photo and immediately sharing it on social media is definitely convenient, but there’s still something so satisfying about having the printed photo—like you’re actually holding the memory in your hands. Kodak’s new STEP cameras now offer the best of both worlds.

As its name implies, the Kodak STEP Instant Print Digital Camera, available for $70 on Amazon, lets you take a picture and print it out on that very same device. Not only do you get to skip the irksome process of uploading photos to your computer and printing them on your bulky, non-portable printer (or worse yet, having to wait for your local pharmacy to print them for you), but you never need to bother with ink cartridges or toner, either. The Kodak STEP comes with special 2-inch-by-3-inch printing paper inlaid with color crystals that bring your image to life. There’s also an adhesive layer on the back, so you can easily stick your photos to laptop covers, scrapbooks, or whatever else could use a little adornment.

There's a 10-second self-timer, so you don't have to ask strangers to take your group photos.Kodak

For those of you who want to give your photos some added flair, you might like the Kodak STEP Touch, available for $130 from Amazon. It’s similar to the regular Kodak STEP, but the LCD touch screen allows you to edit your photos before you print them; you can also shoot short videos and even share your content straight to social media.

If you want to print photos from your smartphone gallery, there's the Kodak STEP Instant Mobile Photo Printer. This portable $80 printer connects to any iOS or Android device with Bluetooth capabilities and can print whatever photos you send to it.

The Kodak STEP Instant Mobile Photo Printer connects to an app that allows you to add filters and other effects to your photos. Kodak

All three Kodak STEP devices come with some of that magical printer paper, but you can order additional refills, too—a 20-sheet set costs $8 on Amazon.

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The Office Will Debut Unreleased Footage When It Premieres on Peacock

Get ready for never-before-seen footage of The Office.
Get ready for never-before-seen footage of The Office.

Even though you would expect The Office to already be on Peacock, NBC’s new streaming service, the comedy remains on Netflix … for now. But once it leaves Netflix at the end of the year, we’ll all be getting a major treat when the episodes re-debut on NBC's new platform complete with unreleased footage.

In case you’re unaware, The Office chronicles the lives of a group of unique paper company workers. The series ran for nine seasons from 2005 to 2013, and featured an ensemble cast helmed by Steve Carell and included the likes of Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Creed Bratton, Jenna Fischer, B. J. Novak, Ed Helms, Mindy Kaling, Craig Robinson, and Ellie Kemper. Many of the actors on The Office have gone on to have impressive careers in the film and TV industry.

The Office unreleased footage

One awesome bonus of The Office leaving Netflix for Peacock is that the streaming service will also be making unreleased footage available for subscribers. While speaking to Bloomberg, Peacock and NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises chairman Matt Strauss revealed, “We will be reintroducing The Office in a more complete way, incorporating elements that were not part of the original broadcast.”

Getting to see unreleased footage from the Dunder Mifflin gang will definitely be incentive enough to sign up for Peacock when the show moves there in 2021.

When is The Office coming to Peacock?

While The Office is currently on Netflix, it won’t be for long—those streaming rights will expire by the end of the year. Fans will be able to see all of their favorite characters on Peacock in January of 2021, and Peacock will retain the streaming rights to the series for the next five years.