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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.

“The Lighthouse”

Like its predecessor, the well executed “The Witch” the film “The Lighthouse” directed by Robert Eggers, which he co-wrote with his brother Max, is a period piece. Parts drama, fantasy, and horror, the film is set in 1890, and centers … Continue reading

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“Jojo Rabbit”

A child having an imaginary friend is one thing, but for it to be the supreme leader of Nazi Germany’s Third Reich, Adolf Hitler, that is something else entirely. Of course, as with most anything, the context, in which this … Continue reading

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“The Peanut Butter Falcon”

In the film “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” Zack Gottsagen, in his film debut, portrays the character Zak; a young man, who has Down syndrome. He has no family to look after him, so therefore, as a ward of the state … Continue reading

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“The Irishman”

The beginning of the compelling and engrossing movie “The Irishman,” opens with a long tracking shot, through an assisted living facility, as the 1956 song “In the Still of the Night” by “The Five Satins” plays, before the camera focuses … Continue reading

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“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”

On September 29, 2013, the final episode of the critically praised, and arguably, one of the best television series of all time, “Breaking Bad,” ended its five season run with the episode “Felina.” In the closing minutes of the series … Continue reading

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“Joker”

In the film “Joker,” Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here) is an unemployed, and mentally unbalanced man. He makes a living, and barely, at that, by performing as a clown at different … Continue reading

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“Friday the 13th – The Start of an Enduring Horror Franchise”

Alice (Adrienne King), Bill (Harry Crosby), Brenda (Laurie Bartram), Marcie (Jeannine Taylor), Ned (Mark Nelson), and Jack, played by Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon (Taking Chance), are six counselors helping to reopen Camp Crystal Lake, a long dormant sleep away … Continue reading

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