The Hope for a Black Renaissance

by admin July 28, 2016

The Hope for a Black Renaissance

The most startling thing about the emergence of 12 Years a Slave is its undeniable dominant casting performance. In particular, the flawless drama created by its black actors. In an almost humiliating manner, these actors flawlessly displayed the blemishes of Hollywood and Tinsel Town’s incapability to cast black talent. Sweepingly, this drama proved the talent is there, in overflowing....

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Hannah and her Sister

by admin July 27, 2016

Hannah and her Sister

Consider this the apex of Woody Allen’s philosophical meditation on being. And due to Hannah and her Sister’s mid-80’s completion, this might have been the turning point for the filmmaker, as this crescendo has clearly not been matched in any of his later works. It is the stark confrontation of the absurd by an uneasy and timid individual, who becomes queasy rather invigorated at the....

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Greenberg

by admin July 27, 2016

greenberg

We all make mistakes. That is a dictum of life. It’s surprising how ignored it is and how discouraged one is to fail in the world. Then again current with this theme of artificial organizing is that the soul is now completely detached from the world it swims in. The title Greenberg centers around one such man who made a big mistake earlier in his life. It was a genuine chance to fulfill his....

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My Written Works

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The Instruction Manual

A short story about a young man who discovers an old book that teaches him how to love. In the end he learns that love....

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Critique of The Last Man in Film

A critical survey of over 40 films which relate to Frederick Nietzsche's philosophical concept of "the Last....

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Belvedere: a poem

"The struggle itself for the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy." -Albert....

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A dialogue concerning love

A young man recounts a story from memory about a conversation he had with his roommate and neighbor about....