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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.

“Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves”

The Cordelle sisters, Kit and Fancy, aren’t typical teenage girls. For starters, their father, Guthrie Cordelle, is an infamous murderer, known as the Bonesaw Killer and is awaiting his execution on death row. The sisters reside in the fictional town … Continue reading

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“RAW – Polarizing Film From French Director Julia Ducournau”

“Raw” is a disquieting movie to say the least. The rumors, however, of it causing many people to pass out while watching its premiere, on May 14, 2016, at the Cannes Film Festival, have, from all accounts, been exaggerated. There … Continue reading

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“The Glass Floor – Stephen King’s First Professionally Published Story”

No matter what profession someone aspires to reach the pinnacle of, be it sports, music, medicine, law, or in Stephen King’s case, writing, there has to be a first step. For King, his love of writing, started out by first … Continue reading

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“Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural” (1973)

“Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural” takes place in the American south, during the prohibition era, (1920-1933). At the outset of the film the protagonist, virtuous teenager, Lila Lee, portrayed by Cheryl “Rainbeaux” Smith (Melvin and Howard), is for … Continue reading

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“The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”

“Maple Street, U.S.A. Late summer. A tree-lined little world of front porch gliders, barbecues, the laughter of children, and the bell of an ice cream vendor. At the sound of the roar and the flash of light, it will be … Continue reading

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“The Norliss Tapes” (1973)

At the start of the television movie “The Norliss Tapes,” publishing editor, Sanford Evans, played by Emmy nominee Don Porter (Gidget), receives a phone call. Although it is a hectic Monday morning at the office, he takes the call, because … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Martin – The Opposite Of Standard Vampire Cinema”

The title character ‘Martin,’ portrayed in a convincing manner by John Amplas, (Day of the Dead), in his film debut, has the appearance of someone no older than 20, but is actually an 84 year old vampire, or is he? … Continue reading

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