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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...
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It’s no secret that the movie industry, since its inception, has become a constantly evolving medium. It all began in the 1890s with film clips that were little over a minute long. Within a decade, these miniscule operations had...
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It has long been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the entertainment industry. In a lot of ways, movies serve as an influence to us on the deepest...
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There are more questions than answers when it comes to the mystery of the missing screenwriter, Robert Hurley’s. His disappearance has not only haunted the cast and crew of Notes from the New World but it has spawned two...
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Film is a fascinating medium. There’s nothing about it that doesn’t draw the eye and ignite the imagination. People adore every facet of movies and movie-making: from entertaining trivia to exhaustive details of how the film came to life....
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky and cinema have a long and complicated history. There have been dozens of adaptations of his work over the years with filmmakers trying to capture the unique sensibility that makes the Russian author so compelling. His rich...
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Film adaptations are a tricky thing: they can be complete disasters that shame the source material, or they can leave you thinking about the original content in a whole new way. This problem is compounded when filmmakers attempt modern...
The Idiot  film still with Yury Yakovlev ( left ) as Prince Myshkin and Nikita Podgorny ( right ) as Ganya , both walking over a bridge , 1958 .  Film based on novel by Feodor Dostoevsky ( or Fyodor Dostoyevsky / Dostoevski ) . YY , Russian actor : b . 25 April 1928 . Fyodor Dostoevsky , Russian writer : 11November 1821  9 February 1881 .
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When I signed on to do social media promotions for VM Productions documentary Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making of Notes from the New World (Dostoyevsky Reimainged – BTS) I thought it would be fun. I have friends who work in...