VMP Film & Book Club Archive

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Independent director Larry Clark’s psychological crime drama film Bully–a depiction of the 1993 murder of Bobby Kent by his own circle of friends–was released in 2001 to sharply polarized criticism, the negative reviews targeting its allegedly gratuitous–and painfully straightforward–portrayal of...
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So, who will be the next President of the United States? Will it be Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, or Jill Stein? Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. Well, technically, Rhett Butler might give a damn. Scarlett O’Hara,...
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Hello, my name is Mark Salcido and I was brought onto VM Production as a writer. My first duty was to assist VM Productions in working with a Youtuber named Jord. Here’s how the relations with Jord started. He...
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It’s nice to see you back here at the Dostoyevsky-BTS blog, our lovely readers! And if this is your first time visiting, welcome! As I mentioned last time we will be discussing today Dostoyevsky’s influence on some of the...
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By Hilary Reid Last week, Edwin Frank discussed his greatest literary rediscoveries, the history of the Classics series, and the success of John Williams’s Stoner and Magda Szabó’s The Door, among other topics, with Susannah Hunnewell on The Paris...
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As aquatically conscious rapper Mick Jenkins would say: “water [is] more important than gold.” This could not be a truer fact, especially in today’s age of climate change. Being a lifelong resident of the Los Angeles area, I am...
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“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” –Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Fun Facts: Translated into at least 67 languages since the year 2009 Coelho wrote the novel in just two weeks, claiming that...