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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.

“Abducted in Plain Sight – Riveting Netflix Documentary”

“Abducted in Plain Sight,” is a true-crime documentary, where just when you think you know the full inexplicable story, another twist is added. At the documentary’s center, is the story of survivor Jan Broberg, who, in 1974, when she was … Continue reading

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“Crazy Rich Asians”

In the film “Crazy Rich Asians,” Rachel Chu, portrayed by Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat), is an optimistic and highly intelligent, Chinese-American economics professor. She has just finished teaching her economics class on game theory, and … Continue reading

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“Eighth Grade – A Star Turn For Young Actress Elsie Fisher”

The film “Eighth Grade” begins with Kayla Day, portrayed, in a poignant manner, by Golden Globe nominee Elsie Fisher (Despicable Me). She is the thirteen year old host of a YouTube series, where she imparts advice to other adolescents. During … Continue reading

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“Derry Girls”

“Derry Girls” is an Irish sitcom which first aired in the UK on January 4, 2018. The series takes place in the early 1990s, in the town of Derry, which is located in the north-western part of Ireland. The sitcom … Continue reading

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“Roma – Outstanding Film From Oscar Winner Cuarón”

“Roma is an attempt to capture the memory of events that I experienced almost fifty years ago. It is an exploration of Mexico’s social hierarchy, where class and ethnicity have been perversely interwoven to this date and, above all, it’s … Continue reading

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“The Initiation of Sarah” (1978)

The Goodwin sisters, Patty, played by Morgan Brittany (Dallas), and Sarah portrayed by two time Emmy winner Kay Lenz (Midnight Caller), are headed off to their freshman year at Waltham College. Shortly after they arrive, the two begin to make … Continue reading

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“Scrooged”

“Scrooged” is one of those Christmas films that I liked when I first saw it on HBO years ago, but haven’t watched in a good deal of time, so I decided to revisit it. The film is a modernized version … Continue reading

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