‘Attica’ Film Review (1980)

by Joseph A. Hazani June 10, 2024

What is justice? The perennial query into the self-examination of human goodness arrives at such a cinematic climax with the splendorous depiction of inmates which stage a civil protest while interned with the historical portrayal in the film Attica. It is in this emphasis of their ability to affirm their basic human rights, of being more than just chattel confined into prison pens, that forms a....

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Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) Film Review

by Joseph A. Hazani June 5, 2024

What people will do for money. What people will do for power.   It is the unfortunate inadvertence of the protagonist, Mr. Easy Rawlins, portrayed by Mr. Denzel Washington to find work in a vulnerable position of needing to keep up with the mortgage on his home in a distinctly African-American Los Angeles neighborhood – likely West Adams or South Central Los Angeles. Indeed, the....

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‘Made in Britain’ Film Review

by Joseph A. Hazani June 5, 2024

What is a society supposed to do with the unruly? Those who, before reaching the age of peak maturity, are already down a dark road of constant rebellion? To the point where the society is healthier if they were quarantined. Indeed, is this not the precept of penitentiary?   And yet, how unfortunate for a soul to be this inconsiderate. Of himself? Of others.   Made in....

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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....