A Short History of Decay

by Joseph A. Hazani September 7, 2014

  A Short History of Decay shows the decay of a family, even though it cleverly aims to concentrate on the ailing aging of the protagonist’s parents. Nathan’s father has just had a stroke, compelling him to fly down to nurse him back to health, while his mother would be incapable at the task due to her moderate Alzheimer’s which is slowly erasing her personality with each....

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The English Teacher

by Joseph A. Hazani September 6, 2014

  The English Teacher tries to feign an explication of one woman’s idiosyncrasy in a vanilla Pennsylvania world. The idea that she is a lover of words and has always been “different” because of that in general is nice. But the execution of that idea is much harder to pull off. The effort shown in the film depicts an off-tangent concentration on the dramatic arts versus actual....

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I Give it a Year

by Joseph A. Hazani September 1, 2014

  In this British rom com, I’d Give it a Year explores the meaning or rather meaninglessness of marriage these days. Often the case with the contemporary paradigm of inherited institutions in film, marriage is seen as just another thing people check off of their to do list in life without actually examining why they ought to. As is noted in many walks of life, people behave like....

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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....