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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.

“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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“Unorthodox”

Netflix’s four-part miniseries, “Unorthodox,” is partially based on the 2012, New York Times bestselling memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots,” written by Deborah Feldman. The compelling story, which was filmed in Yiddish and English, centers on Esther … Continue reading

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“The Way Back”

In the character driven film “The Way Back,” two time Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo) gives a solid performance portraying Jack Cunningham. Affleck’s character was an exceptionally talented basketball player, who more than likely would’ve played on a competitive college … Continue reading

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“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”

Having watched the seven episodes that comprise Netflix’s hit series “The Tiger King,” the one word I would associate with the show above all others, would be addictive. The first time I sat down to watch it, I finished three … Continue reading

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“The Nightingale”

The film “The Nightingale” stars Aisling Franciosi (Game of Thrones) as Clare. She is a maid and provides musical entertainment by singing for a group of British soldiers. Clare doesn’t do either willingly; she is forced to, because she committed … Continue reading

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