dostoyevsky Archive

Never-Again
Remember when I said things behind the scenes have been getting stranger and stranger? I spoke too soon. Now I look back on those days as the Golden Age, when things were simple and most of the mystery was...
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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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Where are we? What’s going on? How far have we come, and how much further do we have to go? Sometimes I’m unsure if I’m talking about working on Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making Of Notes From The Real World, the...
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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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Every time I think things couldn’t get any stranger, I’m once again proven wrong. Working on Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making Of Notes From The New World is a sincere experience on its own. Promoting and raising awareness for this unique...
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Some films inspire you to pick up books. Great adaptations leave you inspired or curious about the source material. Notes From The New World, filmmaker Vitaly Sumin’s retelling of the Fyodor Dostoevsky novel, is an easy way to get drawn...
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It’s been a busy week at VM Productions: we’ve been connecting with fans across social media platforms, hired some new people to the team, and dealt with some unusual situations (although at this point, unusual is quickly becoming 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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There are two kinds of people: those who can only read or watch a book or film once, and those who delight in returning to certain works, whether they be favorites or those that they did not immediately connect...
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THE CAMERAS WERE FORBIDDEN..."
Multitasking has become a way of life since I took up the search for Robert Hurley. In between promoting Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making Of Notes From The New World, I’ve been hard at work trying to uncover anything about a...