Mistress America

by Joseph A. Hazani December 11, 2015

  Mistress America makes the effort to champion the idiosyncratic, making one the equivalent to laudable for the very sake of being original and hence not a follower. This existence occurs despite the natural tendency for material comfort to be had with those who can assimilate well with others; with those who can conform to a socially agreeable standard. This is not to say that one....

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Sling Blade

by Joseph A. Hazani October 31, 2015

  This is a remarkable creative project by Billy Bob Thornton, who wrote, directed, and starred as a simpleton who has a streak of violence about him. What is terrific about the film is how easy going it appears and how effortless the simple Southern backdrop is to the main plot; a plot which, mind you, never travails very deep. We are thrown into the narrative of this man who is....

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The Boys from Brazil

by Joseph A. Hazani October 25, 2015

  This is an action adventure movie not starring an American lead. It’s quite remarkable that such a product was aloud to see the light of day – indeed it belies the model’s discontinuation in favor of stock masculine puppets like Indiana Jones instead of frail old Jews who sound funny when they say words like “when”. Nevertheless it is a bit like the Da Vinci Code in....

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My Written Works

A Millionaire on Mars

A short....

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....