The Beaver

by Joseph A. Hazani February 2, 2017

The Beaver

What happens when a man who is mentally ill and cannot take his medicine, either because it does not help or he thinks it does not help, instead turns toward a psychotic release through a beaver puppet? It is extremely curious how this plot line coincides with the theatrical production of Hand to God, and admittedly the play was much more penetrating than this stuttering and confused film which....

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Rainbow Time

by Joseph A. Hazani January 24, 2017

The family is the most atomic representation of existing and coexisting in a society. It resembles the balance of freedom and boundless action with the constraints of duty and obligation to others who help ameliorate one’s being. Obviously, this is not true universally; there is the unfortunate matter that a plurality of individuals grows as broken and sickly green shoots out of noxious....

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

by Joseph A. Hazani January 22, 2017

What defines mental illness? If we said it was a state of lack of mental wellness, do we mean a mentality that makes behavior inoperable, or self-destructive and destructive of an external environment to include others? What is a mentality which is deviant yet not harmful? Does a mental illness simply refer to abnormal behavior, or a true physiological malady?   It’s easier now than....

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