Santa Monica Airport Artwalk Review

by Joseph A. Hazani March 28, 2018

The Santa Monica Airport Artwalk housed a few gems in an otherwise mediocre display of art produced for mere decorative sake. As mentioned before, there is a fine tug-of-war act that artists must engage in order to sustain themselves, and therefore I am sympathetic to those who love the act of creating art and are willing to obey what the market desires. I do also, however, always admire the....

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‘Anomalisa’ Movie Review

by Joseph A. Hazani March 21, 2018

In Charlie Kaufmann’s Anomalisa, the last whimpers of Nietzsche's Last Man are seen visible. His is the nadir of the Christian faith and the imperiousness of Christendom which gave the world the momentum to lift it to heights not before imaginable. This was done with the elevation of the ceiling of the pagan Nature to what Schopenhauer deigns the “supersensuous”, with the limits now being....

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‘Phantom Thread’ Movie Review

by Joseph A. Hazani March 15, 2018

Amidst the glorious cinematic kinetics which makes P.T. Anderson the most enjoyable of contemporary directors, Phantom Thread is a softer step taken when matched with the filmmaker’s historical march. Speaking to the aesthetic first, it is not so self-involved with painting majestic cinematic sequences of human vivacity. I find this to be disappointing, as the commotion he so elegantly is able....

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My Written Works

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....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....