Goodbye World

by Joseph A. Hazani August 19, 2014

  Goodbye World is so bad that it’s good. It so foozles the understanding of the human condition that it turns, inside out, the discombobulating of the filmmaker’s interpretation of what it means to be human into a demonstration of what is wrong with upholding weakness as virtuousness.   This framework is possible because the technical merits of the plot mechanics are....

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Out of the Furnace

by Joseph A. Hazani August 14, 2014

  Out of the Furnace does an elegant and masterful job of examining the reality of the lumpenproletariat. The men who grind out the essentials for life, but because the labor is so primitive it can be handled by so many, and thus the lack of quality in the essence of the work raises the worker none higher. His ethics are bare. Let us not suppose he cannot think, as any man given the....

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Last Love

by Joseph A. Hazani August 10, 2014

  The opening of Last Love portrays two deaths. One of a wife, and another of a man who does not know how to live without her. The sorrow that fills his heart to replace the joy that she provided pulls the audience directly into his grasp. We are uncertain that we are marionettes being exploited like an emotional vampire who has found a new neck to bite. Which is to say, the....

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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....