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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.

“Victoria” (2015)

At the start of the film “Victoria,” the viewer sees the title character, portrayed by BAFTA nominee Laia Costa, (Newness) dancing alone in a nightclub in Berlin, Germany. Throughout the film’s 138 minute runtime, the camera never deviates from showing … Continue reading

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“Ingrid Goes West”

At the start of the satirical film, “Ingrid Goes West,” Ingrid Thorburn, a lonely and mentally unbalanced person, portrayed by Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), has just crashed a wedding. She is not at the reception to partake of the … Continue reading

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“The Lying Game by Ruth Ware”

The retrieval of a human bone by a dog out of an estuary known as the Reach, in the coastal village of Salten, is the catalyst which begins British author Ruth Ware’s (The Woman in Cabin 10) third novel. The … Continue reading

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“Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte”

When I first heard that a new book about wrestling icon, the 16-time world champion, Ric Flair was being published, I was interested, but the news also left me wondering – Why? Flair, had already released an excellent autobiography, “To … Continue reading

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“Mindhunter – Showcases The Origins of Criminal Profiling”

I recently finished watching the ten episodes that comprise the compelling first season of the Netflix show “Mindhunter.” The series begins in the late 1970s, and is based on the book “Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit,” … Continue reading

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“Child’s Play – The Film That Launched The Chucky Franchise”

“Child’s Play” doesn’t take time building its opening, but gets to the action immediately. Charles Lee Ray, portrayed by BAFTA and Golden Globe winner Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest), is running through downtown Chicago, attempting to avoid … Continue reading

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“Vicious & The Prey – Entertaining Short Horror Films From England”

Vicious: Lydia (Rachel Winters), returns to her home one evening and finds her front door unlocked. She is a bit taken aback because she lives there alone, since her sister, Katie, (Isabelle King) died under mysterious circumstances. Lydia takes a … Continue reading

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