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2016 EYG Hall of Fame New Year's Day Inductees


This year, the New Year's Day inductees into the EYG Hall of Fame come from the category of DIRECTORS. 

Welcome to the EYG Hall of Fame:

Steven Spielberg

Alfred Hitchcock

Stanley Kubrick

Orson Welles

Francis Ford Copella

George Lucas


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"I was a huge fan of the book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and so I was extremely stoked for the film version of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel.  How disappointed was I?  That film was terrible. I have never read the novel, Pride and…"
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"I have to say, I was pretty disappointed with Hail, Caesar.  I had been looking froward to this since the trailer knocked it out of the park.  The movie itself... well, it was seriously weird.  Of course, I was sitting in the theater…"
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"The Western genre has had its ups and downs over the years.  At one point, there were plenty of Westerns, but these days they are few and far between.  Jane Got A Gun is the latest.  Jane Got A Gun had to face a series of troubles,…"
Jan 31
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"The Kung Fu Panda trilogy has given us some really enjoyable movies, and the newest addition is no exception.  Po (Jack Black) is back as the Dragon Warrior, trying to become a teacher of kung fu instead of just a student.  This time,…"
Jan 30
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"This was the tale of two trailers. The first trailer, which focused on the character Miriam (Holliday Grainger) trying to convince Eric Bana's character to call her fiance Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) back from the rescue mission was one of the…"
Jan 30
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"I can not help but lament the days of Airplane or The Naked Gun or Young Frankenstein and any other numerous Mel Brooks movies.  These were the days when a spoof movie or a parody movie could also be smart and well made and funny.  The…"
Jan 30
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"I have been anxiously awaiting this film coming to a theater near me so I could see it.  All I can say it....WOW Room absolutely deserves all the Oscar buzz that it has been receiving lately as this was an incredibly emotional story of a mother…"
Jan 23
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"I thought the premise of The Boy was ridiculous and stupid.  The trailers did not do it any favors. The thing is... I kind of liked this. I was definitely caught off guard with how much I actually didn't hate this.  I really expected…"
Jan 23
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"The 5th Wave was the aliens invading.  The 6th Wave was boredom. In the latest YA novel adapted to the big screen, The 5th Wave tells the story of an alien invasion by following the Sullivan family and their struggles during the different…"
Jan 23
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"January is back in a big way. I disliked most everything about Dirty Grandpa.  I did not find it funny.  I did not find it entertaining.  It was certainly predictable.  Dirty Grandpa was terrible. Jason (Zac Efron) is weeks…"
Jan 23
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"There are few stories that are as compelling as that of Jake "The Snake" Roberts, former WWE Superstar, and the documentary available now on iTunes, proves that point dramatically. Jake Roberts was one of the biggest stars in the then WWF…"
Jan 17
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"January is usually the month where so many terrible films are sent.  It is the wasteland of the movie year.  However, this year so far, we have had The Forest, which was not too bad, I saw the Revenant in January (though it was technically…"
Jan 16
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"A Michael Bay directed film in January?  It can only be terrible, right? Nope.  Actually pretty damn good. 13 Hours is the story of six men who were inside Libya at a secret CIA base who had to bunker down and hold off an all out assault…"
Jan 16
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"I was not looking forward to this one.  I was never interested in the trailers for The Danish Girl, the loosely based true story on the life of Einar Wegener, a known painter who became one of the first men to undergo sex reassignment surgery…"
Jan 10
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"Opening in 2015 in limited release to secure Oscar consideration, director Alejandro González Iñárritu's latest film The Revenant starring Leonardo DiCaprio came out nationwide this weekend finally giving me a chance to see…"
Jan 9
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"I usually do not go to these Christian faith movies.  There have been many over the years and, for the most part, I do not like them.  They never seem to be any good and try to hit you over the head with their message.  Worse yet,…"
Jan 9
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"January movies are usually pretty bad. The Forest isn't that bad. In fact, there are some good things about it.  Now, it isn't a good movie, but I didn't hate it completely like I thought I might. Sara (Natalie Dormer) discovered…"
Jan 9
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Jimmy Fallon, The Roots & "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Cast Sing "Star Wars" Medley (A Cappella)

Jimmy and The Roots join Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong'o, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford for an a c...
Jan 2
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Francis Joseph O'Meara.  My friend.  Figuratively, my brother. 

Frank was born on April 2, 1969.  I always joked with him about his birth date being a day after April Fool's Day, and that he was the "fallout" from it, left over foolishness, as it were.  He would laugh every time I made that crack.  There…


Posted by Doc on December 5, 2015 at 9:20pm

Jessica Jones

After watching Daredevil earlier in the year, I was very excited about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Netflix.  I knew that Luke Cage was on the horizon and eventually there would be an Iron Fist (maybe) and the Defenders sounded awesome.

And then there was Jessica Jones.

I did not know much about Jessica Jones except for the fact that the character had a relationship (and a baby) with Luke Cage in the comics. 

Well, after binge…


Posted by Doc on November 23, 2015 at 10:28pm

Shooting in Louisiana Theater

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I heard about this yesterday after spending several hours in a movie theater in Dubuque, Iowa.  There are no words that can express the profound sadness that follows this story, and my condolences go out to the families of all of the injured victims in this tragedy.  

Today, I was back at a movie theater in Davenport, Iowa watching Mr. Holmes.  It was fantastic. 

After seeing the film, my mother asked me if I ever worried about…


Posted by Doc on July 25, 2015 at 7:25pm

Something Rotten at Rotten Tomatoes

Last night, I was able to see Marvel Studio's newest film, Ant-Man, and I thought it was a fantastic film, filled with humor, action, adventure, surprise cameos and special special effects.  But as I sat waiting for the film to begin, I was considering the score it had on Rotten Tomatoes.  77% is a very strong…


Posted by Doc on July 17, 2015 at 9:03am

Our newest cinematic Spider-man is...

Tom Holland

After an exhaustive search filled with rumors and speculation, Marvel Studios and Sony Entertainment have announced today officially that the new Peter Parker/Spider-man who will be taking up residence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be Tom Holland.



Posted by Doc on June 23, 2015 at 12:19pm

40th Anniversary of JAWS

Today, I spent a couple of hours in my local theater watching a classic in horror, Steven Spielberg's Jaws.   What a great time it was.

This month is the 40th anniversary of the release of the movie and to celebrate, Fathom is playing Jaws in certain special showings (much like they have done for several other classic movies over the years.)  The interest in the movie was still very high as my theater was packed (perhaps it had something to do with Father's…


Posted by Doc on June 21, 2015 at 9:53pm

David Letterman's Final Night

Tonight... Wednesday, May 20th is the end of an era in late night television.  There hasn't been anything this big since Johnny Carson left the Tonight Show.  The venerable David Letterman, star of the CBS television program, The Late Show, is retiring, stepping aside and tonight's…


Posted by Doc on May 20, 2015 at 11:57pm

AAA Wrestler dies after match

Last night, March 20th, tragedy struck in Mexico as AAA wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramírez, who wrestled as El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Perro Aguayo Jr, passed away from injuries sustained in a match.  He was performing with former WWE superstar Rey Mysterio in a tag team…


Posted by Doc on March 21, 2015 at 6:35pm

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We are just a little over a month away from the release of one of 2015's most anticipated movies, Avengers: Age of Ultron.  I am not sure that I can be more excited for the film.  I am at the point now that I have seen enough of the trailers or TV…


Posted by Doc on March 21, 2015 at 5:43pm

Worst Fictional US President EVER!!!

There have been a lot of fictional presidents over the years on television and the movies.  Some have been extremely competent and strong while others have been weak or obsessed with power.  Whether the president appears in a political thriller, an action/adventure film or a comedy, the role as the "leader of the free…


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