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About robbinsrealm

I was born in Smithtown, New York, and grew up, worked, and lived in various areas of Long Island before moving to Boca Raton, Florida where I now make my home. In addition to being an aspiring writer, I am also an English teacher. I have a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master’s Degree in Education, both from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. In my spare time you will find me engrossed in books, watching movies, socializing with friends, or just staying active.

“Joker”

In the film “Joker,” Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here) is an unemployed, and mentally unbalanced man. He makes a living, and barely, at that, by performing as a clown at different … Continue reading

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“Friday the 13th – The Start of an Enduring Horror Franchise”

Alice (Adrienne King), Bill (Harry Crosby), Brenda (Laurie Bartram), Marcie (Jeannine Taylor), Ned (Mark Nelson), and Jack, played by Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon (Taking Chance), are six counselors helping to reopen Camp Crystal Lake, a long dormant sleep away … Continue reading

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“Let the Right One In” (2008)

The film “Let the Right One In” is set in 1982, in Sweden, in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm. Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant) is a twelve year old child who is often lonely. His parents. Yvonne (Karin Bergquist) and Erik (Henrik … Continue reading

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“Village of the Damned” (1960)

“Village of the Damned” begins on what appears to be an idyllic afternoon, in the English countryside, in the village of Midwich. Gordan Zellaby, portrayed by Oscar winner George Sanders (All About Eve) is talking with his brother-in-law, Major Alan … Continue reading

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“Ghost Adventures: Season 5 – Episode 5: Lizzie Borden House”

For over a decade the Travel Channel  has produced 246 episodes, and counting, of their immensely popular series “Ghost Adventures.”  The series was created by Zak Bagans and Nick Groff. Bagans, conceived of the show based, on what he claimed … Continue reading

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“Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” (1994)

The seventh installment in the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” film franchise takes place approximately a decade after the iconic first movie in the series premiered. When the film opens, it appears as if Freddy has returned. Is he back … Continue reading

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“The Ledge From Stephen King’s Night Shift Collection”

February 1978, marked the first time that a collection of bestselling author Stephen King’s short stories were available to be read in one publication. Doubleday published “Night Shift” which contained twenty stories in all, sixteen of which, had been previously … Continue reading

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