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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.

“Parasite”

The film “Parasite” is set in South Korea and centers on the four members of the Kim family. The family is comprised of the father Ki Taek (Song Kong Ho); mother Chung Sook (Chang Hyae Jin); son Ki Woo (Choi … Continue reading

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“The Phantom Prince by Elizabeth Kendall”

I recently finished watching the five part Amazon Prime original documentary series “Ted Bundy: Falling For a Killer.” Although I found the series informative, revealing details about Bundy’s notorious crimes that I was unaware of prior to watching, I’ve opted … Continue reading

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“Girlfight” (2000)

“Girlfight” centers on Diana Guzman, a troubled high school senior. She has been warned by her Principal Ms. Martinez (Iris Little Thomas), that if she gets into one more physical altercation, she will be expelled from school. Michelle Rodriguez (The … Continue reading

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“The Train” (1964)

The film “The Train” takes place in Paris, France, in August 1944. The curator of the Jeu de Paume museum is Mademoiselle Villard (Suzanne Flon). She has been allowed, during the four years of Nazi occupation, to stay on in … Continue reading

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“Hennessy” (1975)

A gathering of mostly Irish teenagers and young adults, stand on a street in Belfast, Northern Ireland, armed with rocks, bottles and sticks. They are frustrated and disheartened, at what they believe, is the illegitimate occupying presence of the British … Continue reading

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“Best of the Best” (1989)

When it comes to Tae Kwon Do, in the 1989 film “Best of the Best,” the South Korean team, has no equals. The five members of the United States National Team have to train harder and smarter than ever, if … Continue reading

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“The Odessa File” (1974)

“The Odessa File” stars Oscar winner Jon Voight (Ray Donovan) as freelance journalist, Peter Miller. The film takes place in Germany, in the year 1963. Miller, by sheer happenstance, finds himself engulfed in searching for a Nazi war criminal. The … Continue reading

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“Rudy”

Recently, while randomly looking through the offerings on Amazon Prime, the sports documentary “Rudy Ruettiger: The Walk On” caught my eye and I  decided to watch it. The 2017 film was directed by Emmy winner Nick Nanton (A New Leash … Continue reading

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“Dublin Murders”

The first season of Starz compelling “Dublin Murders” is based on a series of books of the same name, written by Tana French. The eight part mystery, that comprises season one, combines the first two books of French’s series, “Into … Continue reading

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“Under the Black Hat”

Over the years, there have been numerous wrestling announcers that I’ve enjoyed listening to. The reasons for my liking certain individuals varied: some announcers used humor, others were able to raise my excitement level, because their voice was infused with … Continue reading

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