Dostoyevsky Reimagined Archive

Evening at Ricks-2
  Long before Bogart could capture audiences’ attention in the cinema, his image on a poster was necessary to inform crowds of an upcoming release. Film noir posters — ironically — must be noir-like while avoiding the essential element...
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Hardly anyone remembers the controversial 1970 documentary Chariots of the Gods. The feature hit movie screens with a ton of controversy. The documentary’s subject matter was “way, way out there.” The film attempted to pose the following question seriously:...
Direct Cinema
Those anticipating the release of Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making of Notes from the New World are likely serious fans of documentaries. Anyone new to the behind-the-scenes approach to documentary filmmaking may now be first discovering the incredible depth of...
Stepanchikovo-5
; Following the crickets that chirped in the wake of Uncle’s Dream, Dostoyevsky continued his foray into comedy, his determination to re-enter St Petersburg society unswayed, thankfully to all who admire Russian classics and VM Productions’ films. His next...
screenplays
There are a lot of screenplay contests out there. Why enter one? If you wrote a solid screenplay, submitting to as many contests as your budget permits makes sense. Winning, placing in the top three, even garnering an honorable...
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Spite – noun: 1. a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone.   Sympathy and empathy often draw a reader to the main character of a novel. Understandably, authors commonly cast their main characters in sympathetic lights. A main...
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Crowdfunding plays a big role in the independent film scene. Does crowdfunding present any value to someone simply looking to spice up a resume? Of course it does. Well-written articles published online discuss the resume-boosting benefit of running a...
Steampunk -3A
Is there such a creature as ‘Russian steampunk literature’? No rule exists barring someone from combining traditional Russian classics literary themes with steampunk sci-fi conventions. Maybe a creative “mashup” is in the works somewhere. If not, it should be....