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2014 EYG Hall of Fame

 

COMING SOON!!!!

The 2014 EYG Hall of Fame Ballot!

And new this year: 

We open a new wing of the EYG Hall of Fame!

EYG Hall of Fame Comics!

Every year from now on, we will be inducting 3-5 comic issues/mini series/ storylines that shaped the face of comic books,

Action Comics #1 and Amazing Fantasy#15 are already members of the EYG Hall of Fame.  Which issues are next?

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Doc replied to Doc's discussion Doc's EYG Movie Reviews
"Scarlett Johansson is awesome.  I would love to see her in a Black Widow solo movie for Marvel Studios.  However, Lucy is not on that level. Lucy wound up being used as a drug mule against her will, having a pouch of new designer drugs…"
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"I've seen this movie before.  Multiple times in fact. That is the biggest problem with And So It Goes,the newest film from director Rob Reiner.  There is nothing original or unpredictable about it.  I could easily have laid out…"
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"2014 was the battle of the Herculeses (if that is the correct plurality).  In January, The Legend of Hercules came out, starring Kellan Lutz as the Greek hero, and it was a miserable film.  I gave it a one star review.  It will surely…"
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"I do like music.  I consider myself a fan of a variety of music.  And as a music fan, Begin Again, the latest film from director John Carney (who won an Oscar for Once) definitely strikes a chord. Sure there is not too much to it.  It…"
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Monty Python Live (mostly)

Sunday afternoon in the states are usually reserved for football, family or rest.  However, today, you had to add laughs to that list.EYG Hall of Famers Monty Python have been reuniting for a series of performances across England over the last few months and today's outing, broadcast live across the planet, is said to be the…See More
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"I saw this last night. It was epic. The action was top notch and there was some nice explosions in there, but they didn't sacrifice emotional connection or character development for it at all. You feel for both sides. With Captain America,…"
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"This has been an outstanding year for animated movies.  Planes: Fire & Rescue, however, does not continue that trend. I have to say, I really expect better out of Disney than this.  Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) is now a world famous…"
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"I had never heard of this movie.  I had never seen a trailer for this movie.  So when I saw it advertised for this weekend at the Cinemark theater that I go to (it was also at the AMC that I attend), I decided that I should go see it. Now…"
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"Got some aggression?  Just wait until march 21st, and you will be able to cleanse your soul. This is the concept for the idea of The Purge, a surprise hit from a few years ago.  Now, we get the sequel to that film, The Purge:…"
Jul 18
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"Sure there are some good parts of Sex tape, the new comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal.  There are some funny moments and the initial set up of the plot has potential. The real problem is the movie is just really stupid. Diaz and…"
Jul 17
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"I just finished the season of HBO's True Detective.  What a spectacular eight episodes.  Now, I do not believe that it belongs in the Bets Drama category.  It is difficult to compare only 8 episodes to a series that goes the full…"
Jul 16
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"Here are the first inductees into the Comic Book wing of the EYG Hall of Fame.  I conferred with my fellow EYG mate for the inductees, and we did keep the number at five. Without further adieu... 2014 Comic Issue EYG Hall of Fame…"
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"Late in the summer of 2011, there was a surprise hit among movie goers.  The Rise of the Planet of the Apes was not a film that many were anticipating.  After the failed 2001 reboot of the franchise, few expected much at all. …"
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"Over the weekend, I wrote a blog for EYG called Top Ten Documentaries.  That was inspired by the expectation that I was heading on Sunday to see the new "documentary" America:  Imagine the World Without Her.  Because of…"
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EYG Hall of Fame: Comic Book Issue Wing

In 2014, we here at EYG have decided to expand the Hall of Fame a bit.  Specifically, we decided to include a special wing of the Hall of Fame. In this wing, we will be inducting the greatest comic books issues of all time.Guidelines:  The issues inducted will be one of the following possible configurations. 1.  One single issue.  It is a classic story or a major debut.  Both Amazing Fantasy#15 and Action Comics #1 fall into this category.2.  Graphic Novel.  There are lots of classic graphic…See More
Jul 6
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Top Ten Documentaries

Tomorrow I plan on attending the new documentary America.  It tells the story of what might have happened to the world if America was not around.  A giant "What If" for the comic book fans out there.  I saw that it was labeled as a documentary, which in turn got me thinking:  what was my favorite documentaries of all time?Now, I…See More
Jul 5
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"Subtlety is not a strong suit of Snowpiercer. However, most everything else is. Snowpiercer is a dramatic, dystopian tale of an earth where humanity's excesses led to the devastation of the ozone layer.  In an attempt to fix the problem,…"
Jul 3
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"Why are the Doors so evil? I mean...what did Jim Morrison ever do to the producers of this movie? Deliver Us From Evil is the latest horror movie that deals with the haunting/possession of people, but this time it is dealt with as a police…"
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Geeks and Comics, Comics and Geeks, they go together like...... Batman and Robin?....ok so that is really bad, so make a better suggestion!

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Monty Python Live (mostly)

Sunday afternoon in the states are usually reserved for football, family or rest.  However, today, you had to add laughs to that list.

EYG Hall of Famers Monty Python have been reuniting for a series of performances across England over the last few months and today's outing, broadcast live across the…

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Posted by Doc on July 20, 2014 at 5:56pm

Rifftrax Live: Sharknado

Tonight was the latest live performance of the Rifftrax crew, live from Minnesota.  And after riffing Manos, Hands of Fate, Birdemic: Shock and Terror, The Night of the Living Dead, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Plan 9 From Outer Space, and Starship Troopers, what film could…

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Posted by Doc on July 10, 2014 at 10:54pm

2014 Emmy Awards

This morning, the nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards were announced, and, as always, there are controversies.  There are plenty of well deserving candidates for the awards, but there were also many deserving actors and actresses who were left out. 

One of the biggest issues facing the…

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Posted by Doc on July 10, 2014 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

Top Ten Documentaries

Tomorrow I plan on attending the new documentary America.  It tells the story of what might have happened to the world if America was not around.  A giant "What If" for the comic book fans out there.  I saw that it was labeled as a documentary, which in turn got me thinking:  what was my favorite documentaries of all…

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Posted by Doc on July 5, 2014 at 9:30pm

Orange is the New Black Season Two

This past Friday (June 6th) saw the release of the second season of Netflix's hit series, Orange is the New Black.

I have been looking forward to the release of the second season of this series since I discovered the original series on Netflix.  The first season was tremendously enjoyable, full of suspense, humor…

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Posted by Doc on June 8, 2014 at 9:15pm

Weirdness at the Movie Theater

I had a strange afternoon today.

I had to go to Comic World today to pick up my comics.  I try not to miss a week because I don't want the money to pile up in my pull list.  And I have started my coaching of the Freshmen boys team, so my after school hours are limited.  Fortunately, Comic…

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Posted by Doc on May 11, 2014 at 5:32pm

Wrestlemania 30

Daniel Bryan is the new WWE World Champion after first defeating HHH, and then winning the triple threat against Batista and Randy Orton.

and...

The Undertaker... loses!  Yes, I said...loses...to Brock Lesnar.…

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Posted by Doc on April 6, 2014 at 11:09pm — 2 Comments

2014 Oscars

Here are the categories and who I predict will win, as well as those who I think should win.

Actor…

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Posted by Doc on March 2, 2014 at 7:30pm

Rear Window

I spent a couple of wonderful hours today at Cinemark in the Quad Cities watching a masterpiece of a film.  One of the greatest films by the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock.  Starring Jimmy Stewart and the effervescent Grace Kelly, Rear Window is film utopia.

I love the classic film series that runs…

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Posted by Doc on March 2, 2014 at 6:44pm

Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials 2014

This is the third annual Best and Worst Super Bowl commercials list here at EYG.  I have to say, this was the worst year of Super Bowl ads that I have seen since I started doing these.  There were so many weak commercials this year, so many middle of the road ones.  And there was none that really stood out as the best…

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Posted by Doc on February 2, 2014 at 10:00pm

 
 
 

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