Crystal Fairy and Magic

by Joseph A. Hazani December 7, 2013

The cover for the movie and the title suggest a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas type of surrealism. But in actuality this film is incredibly intimate, with the most consistently tight camera work you will see capturing a very strong rendition of the reality of presumably college students or just young kids seeking to expand their horizons by camping at the beach with hopes of intoxicating on....

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Robot and Frank

by Joseph A. Hazani December 5, 2013

In a charmingly finished story, we are introduced to the need for unconditional love that forms the bedrock of every human life. Or at the very least our ideal of a necessary validity to our existence. And this comes in the face of having to deal with modern technology, like inanimate intelligence that can act as cyphers for emotions but at the end of the day exist only to serve and to obey, not....

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Philomena

by Joseph A. Hazani December 4, 2013

  Pride is one of the seven deadly sins. So is Lust. Which is the more severe of the two? Philomena tries to expose the former as the most damaging in the annals in history. And its measure is successful.   We are introduced to an elderly Irish lady having flashbacks of a past life. We know heading into the film what will be expected as she meets the handsome strange boy....

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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....