A NY Thing

by Joseph A. Hazani October 29, 2013

Supposedly the French are stubborn. That is what is the prime mover in this entire narrative, which does not beautify New York as much as Woody Allen would had he been behind the lens. And interestingly, this is a very Woody Allen picture. Or late Woody Allen picture, where he explores the emotions of evanescent souls going to and from nowhere, except in the pulsation of their passions and the....

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A Drift in Tokyo

by Joseph A. Hazani October 19, 2013

Adrift in Tokyo excels where Lost In Translation tried. While the latter emphasizes the alien planet of Tokyo, actively looking on the inside like a 2nd grader to an ant farm, Adrift in Tokyo dazzles us by removing the feeling of alienation with respect to the city, plunging ourselves into its rhythm. It is quite the sophisticated balance of cinematic space, and something I find completely....

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Gravity

by Joseph A. Hazani October 14, 2013

  Gravity is a film from a filmmaker that is in love with a technique. Alfonso Cuaron etched his name in filmmaking glory with Children of Men. His single-shot inventiveness was able to capture suspense in such a genius way that it seems as though he became mesmerized with his visionary abilities. Unfortunately, the intent of film is not sufficiently to revere cinematographic....

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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....