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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.

“My Dinner with Hervé”

Sacha Gervasi, the writer and director of “My Dinner with Hervé,” was working at the U.K Publication, “The Mail on Sunday,” as a journalist, in 1993. Among other stories he worked on that year, he was tasked with interviewing a … Continue reading

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“Thelma (2017) – Impressive Film From Norway”

Warning: Minor spoilers throughout: The opening scene of “Thelma” is jarring to say the least. Trond (Henrik Rafaelsen) is out hunting, joining him is his young daughter Thelma (Grethe Eltervåg). The two traverse a frozen lake, and walk into a … Continue reading

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“The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” (1976)

At the start of the film, “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie,” Cosmo Vittelli has just paid off the debt he owed a loan shark, Marty (Al Rubin). In exchange for paying off what he owed, Cosmo’ nightclub, The Crazy … Continue reading

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“Searching (2018) – An Immersive Film Experience”

The opening minutes of the film “Searching” inform the viewer about the three members of the Kim family. Through a series of digital calendar entries, pictures, and video clips, the viewer is introduced to, and learns about: David Kim, portrayed … Continue reading

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“Halloween” (2018)

On October 25, 1978, John Carpenter’s “Halloween” premiered in Kansas City, Missouri. The movie has gone on to achieve iconic status within the annals of horror films. From what I’ve read, and from interviews that I’ve seen with cast members … Continue reading

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“The Wolf Man (1941) – A Classic Cinema Horror Icon”

“A disease of the mind in which human begins imagine they are wolf-men. According to an old legend which persists in certain localities, the victims actually assume the physical characteristics of the animal. There is a small village near Talbot … Continue reading

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“House of 1000 Corpses”

“Howdy Folks! You like blood? Violence? Freaks of nature? Well then, come on down to Captain Spaulding’s Museum of Monsters and Mad-Men. See the Alligator Boy, ride my famous Murder Ride. Most of all, don’t forget to take home some … Continue reading

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