The Double

by Joseph A. Hazani October 2, 2014

  It has become a law of nature to follow Jesse Eisenberg’s projects. And The Double simply confirms it. While the setting veers too much into Brazil dystopic hysteria, simply with a dash of Fight Club thrown into the bowl before all the ingredients are mixed, there still is an intricate blend at work here. For in both of the aforementioned films we do not see the inner turmoil of....

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A Single Man

by Joseph A. Hazani September 27, 2014

  This is a commendable sophisticated look at gayness. The sophistication lies in the effort at making homosexuality effortless in an age where it could only survive as thus. Of course with such a politically charged issue, it is extremely difficult for a critic to separate the work from the process of creating the work. For instance, it was hard for me to deter my concentration from....

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Silver Lining’s Playbook

by Joseph A. Hazani September 18, 2014

What exactly is a mental disorder? Is it a personality or brain behavior that is abnormal, or unusual when measured against the typical, the ordinary, the mediocre, the average? Are those with such mentalities that differ from the mean disturbed or at least unnatural and therefore must be medicated? Clearly, as we can see in Silver Lining’s Playbook, the medication serves the purpose not to....

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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....