Dostoevsky Archive

Steven - The Notes-Exposition-7.14.15
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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I love reading lists. They help a reader organize their literary plans and map out a direction they want to pursue. Sometimes the lists have a theme: graphic novels, historical fiction, memoirs, narrative nonfiction, etc. But this summer, the...
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Good morning, fellow readers. My blog this week will finally focus on the acclaimed film directed by Vitaly Sumin, Notes from the New World. This doesn’t mean it’s the last one I will write — actually the best is...
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One of the best and strangest things that we as humans ask ourselves, is what would long dead historical figures do in our shoes. This ranges from the personal, wherein people ask themselves what Jesus, Ghandi, Buddha, or whoever...
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When Robert Hurley disappeared, the journal found in his apartment raised serious questions about the life he had been leading. Journal entries suggested he had become involved with a prostitute and the Russian mafia. But was he really? Hurley...
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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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Recently, the subject of American Politics has gotten me thinking about Dostoevsky and his known work. As many people know, Rand Paul, a senator from Kentucky, is running for president. As some may also know, Paul and his family...