Posts Tagged ‘Ben Affleck’

Gone Girl

Posted on January 12th, 2016 by Joseph A. Hazani

  Marriage requires a commitment. At least in theory. It requires a dedication, even sacrifice, to another for the sake of the betterment of each individual in the union. No marriage can possibly be impeccable, whereby it is flawless from trials and tribulations. It those those hurdles, those challenges, within each one that can either […]

To the Wonder

Posted on June 20th, 2015 by Joseph A. Hazani

  I admit, To the Wonder goes above my head. Terrence Malik appears to be fleshing out a technique he has adopted since The Thin Red Line, where he is transforming film into cinematic literature. Which is not to de-elevate cinema with this synergy – only that the style is very literary, which makes it […]

The Company Men

Posted on April 14th, 2013 by Joseph A. Hazani

This is a terrific portrayal of working-class life. This seems befuddling on the surface, considering that the individuals impacted by the corporate shuffling and downsizing lead very affluent lifestyles, filled with Porsches and a plethora of kitchen appliances purchased from Bed Bath & Beyond and Crate & Barrel. But simply because the material prosperity exists, […]