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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.

“Get Out”

The catalyst for the clever, suspenseful, and unsettling film “Get Out,” begins with an ordinary situation that doesn’t take long to escalate into something ominous. The camera focuses in on a man who is talking on his cell phone about … Continue reading

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The Netflix original film “iboy” takes its source material from English writer Kevin Brook’s young-adult novel of the same name. Tom (Bill Milner) is a slightly awkward, high school teenager, who lives in modern day London with his grandmother, Nan, … Continue reading

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“Train to Busan”

Seok Woo (Yoo Gong) loves his young daughter Soo-an (Soo-an Kim). He wants to be an integral part of her life, however, due to his very demanding, albeit financially rewarding occupation as a fund manager, he is seldom at home. … Continue reading

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“The People vs. Fritz Bauer”

The title character,  Fritz Bauer, spent a significant portion of his legal career as a prosecutor in the West German government, attempting to apprehend, bring to trial, and expose wanted Nazi war criminals. In the 1930s, Bauer, who was Jewish, … Continue reading

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“De Palma – A Documentary Spanning The Director’s Career”

“I was really into low-budget horror movies when I was young. Then I started discovering De Palma’s stuff. You could describe a lot of his earlier movies as horror, Body Double, Carrie, Dressed to Kill, The Fury, but there was … Continue reading

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“Beware the Slenderman”

The catalyst for  HBO’s latest documentary, “Beware the Slenderman,” is a heinous crime, which occurred in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on May 31, 2014 – the stabbing of  Payton Leutner, an adolescent girl. A man, out riding his bicycle, discovered Payton’s blood … Continue reading

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“The Monster” (2016)

Kathy, portrayed by Emmy nominee Zoe Kazan (Olive Kitteridge), is a divorced, neglectful mother, who frequently smokes, and drinks to the point of passing out. The young, but willful, Lizzy, played by Ella Ballentine (Anne of Green Gables), acts more … Continue reading

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