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Jonah Desneux

Jonah is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in film studies. Along with writing about Dostoyevsky's influence on cinema, Jonah is a film critic at Scene-Stealers.com and The Pitch. He writes and performs sketch comedy in Kansas City.

Hannibal Lecter
Everyone loves a good villain. Sure the heroic protagonist has their enjoyable moments when it’s their time to shine, but nothing is more satisfying than watching a villain work their evil wonders. As wrong as it feels, it is...
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Since his first major work Notes from the Underground was written in 1864, Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s influence can be found in literature, philosophy, and even pop culture. Dostoyevsky’s ideas have transcended his original Russian audiences of the 19th century and are now...
Grey Gardens
For all the amazing screenwriters that have graced audiences with their written words come to life on screen, some of the most amazing stories are the real ones that seem too unreal to be true. Stranger than fiction documentaries...
The Seventh Seal
While not considered an existentialist himself, Fyodor Dostoevsky is widely regarded as a founder of the movement. His notable existential works and writings inspired a new way of thinking and style of storytelling that changed the literary world and...