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The Dream For me, one of the most startling and moving passages in Crime and Punishment comes in Part One, Chapter Five. Wandering around St.Petersburg, contemplating the murder of pawnbroker Alyona Ivanonva, Raskolnikov falls into a vodka-induced sleep and...
Федор и Аполлинария
Please read this blog and advise (leave a message) if you’d like VM Productions to consider creating an adaptation of Fyodor & Polina’s story, either as a period play or a contemporary adventure taking place in Los Angeles (in...
SCOTLAND PA
Classic literature is a favourite among the old and young alike, with many modern adaptations from classic literature hitting our big screen over the years it’s clear to see the demand for movies based around praised and recognisable literary...
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“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Fun Facts: Loosely based on the lives of author Louisa May Alcott and her three sisters. Alcott proceeded the novel...
the magus
“If you forget everything else about me, please remember this. I walked down that street and I never looked back and I love you. I love you. I love you so much that I shall hate you for ever...
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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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...
Stacks of books
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...