The Fisher King

by Joseph A. Hazani June 26, 2014

Redemption. What is it good for? Is it simply a self-indulgence to delude those which are being redeemed? Does it restore order and balance in the universe? Is this the legitimate rationalization by those who have wronged and are now seeking to make it right? That in the big scheme of things, that which extends beyond their limited and petty emotions of self-righteousness, the world has been....

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The Big Chill

by Joseph A. Hazani June 25, 2014

Perhaps the most confrontational to the questing – or lack thereof – of the Last Man arrives at the swelling tide of the consequences of finding vapidity in material pursuits. And that arrival is in the form of The Big Chill. Almost immediately, the viewer must appreciate the high-selectivity of the social class presented. They are affirmatively bourgeois, leveraging the higher pursuits of....

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Albert Nobbs

by Joseph A. Hazani June 21, 2014

  In what at first glance appears to be a film made to be Oscar-bait for everyone involved, Albert Nobbs transcends the boring historical fiction claptrap whose sole intention is to generate academy award nominations. It actually comes across as interesting, with barely a blip of mistaken pacing.   Mr. Nobbs, as the film viewer is aware, is actually a woman in Dublin,....

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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....