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Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips is the author of several thriller and literary novels. His Bentley Books series introduced the world to sadistic serial killer Bentley Grimes, a villain of unbelievable cruelty and unimaginable coldness. His literary novels are populated with richly drawn characters struggling with issues that affect our society today, such as: homosexuality, alcoholism, family struggles, poverty, greed, and bigotry.

He is an avid sports fan as well as a lover of movies and television.

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HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 Pixar makes amazing movies that the whole family loves.  Dreamworks stumbles often but occasionally hits a major home run.  Sony…makes the PlayStation. Hotel Transylvania 3 is a movie.  There you go, there’s the review. THE PLOT I guess we can’t end like that, huh?  The format refuses to

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THE DOG DAYS Welcome to your Monday Movie News.  Bit of a slow week here and this is a slower time for the industry.  Sure, the summer blockbusters are coming out, but that’s the final act of creation, and much of the industry takes a bit of break during this

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WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S I was born in the 1970s.  I know, kids, that makes me ancient.  I remember a time when television had three channels, and comedy movies actually had jokes in them. That’s not the case with Weekend at Bernie’s. THE PLOT Weekend at Bernie’s is pretty easy to

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WSOP Every year, tens of thousands of people stream into Las Vegas to play at the World Series of Poker.  If you love poker and you’ve never been, you owe it to yourself to check it out at least once.  It’s like comic-con for poker players. Players come with dreams

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COMEDIANS IN CARS If you’re unaware, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is what Jerry Seinfeld has decided to do with his life two decades after the end of his hit sitcom. It’s a talk show on the move.  Seinfeld picks up his guests in various cars that represent their personalities, and

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SLIDERS I loved Sliders.  For those of you who don’t know, it was a science fiction show in the 90s starring Jerry O’Connell. The basic premise was that a boy genius built a machine that could allow people to “slide” into parallel universes.  The same Earth, the same year, only

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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP Ant-Man and the Wasp is the newest offering from the MCU.  It’s the first film after the massive Infinity War and is almost its polar opposite. While you had to have seen several of the other MCU films to even understand Infinity War, you only have

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MOVIE NEWS I’m back everyone.  After a nice vacation, we come back to some interesting movie news.  Let’s get into it, shall we? BOX OFFICE Ant-Man and the Wasp stood tall at the box office this weekend.  The Marvel film added $76 million more to the Disney coffers.  It’s projected

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CHRIS BOSIO The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio for apparent insensitive comments. The Tigers released the following statement on the matter: Effective immediately, the Detroit Tigers have terminated the contract of pitching coach Chris Bosio for his insensitive comments that violated Club policy and his Uniform Employee

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PHIL HELMUTH That’s right folks, I’m calling my shot.  Phil Hellmuth will win the 2018 Main Event at the World Series of Poker. How can I make this claim?  I’m so glad you asked rhetorical device.  I will explain my reasoning and make the case that the Poker Brat will

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