REVOLVER

by Joseph A. Hazani December 6, 2012

  Swirling in the vortex of another male sophomore production, Revolver encapsulates – or at least tries to – sentimental verve. In that, the bloodshed and outlandish machismo actually serves a purpose beyond scintillating teenage boys.   Masterfully, Mr. Ritchie does not reveal his hand until the closing credits. He is indeed attempting to ‘con’ his audience amidst....

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The Long Goodbye

by Joseph A. Hazani December 4, 2012

  Noir films have a certain sensation about them, where too much investment in the effort creates predictability, and a repellant and detachment from the film observer. Indeed, good noir depictions do not try to work within the theme at all. The only connected dots between the treatment and the genre is simply a story involving the police.   Elliot Gould plays an....

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ALLY MCBEAL S1E1

by Joseph A. Hazani December 2, 2012

  In the midst of the emergence of the ability for women to apply themselves in a sophisticated manner in a sophisticated labor market, the consciousness, or placement of the modern female in society, has had its landscape pruned.   Whereas before, perhaps in a “simpler age”, women devoted their time solely on beautification and decorum – argued by modern....

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My Written Works

A Millionaire on Mars

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On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

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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....