Category: alexander miller


The Heiresses: All Mod Cons, by Alexander Miller

Marcello Martinessi’s The Heiresses is an exercise in quiet power; it channels the unspoken emotional substance of a moment and articulates the intricate minutiae of human emotion. Martinessi favors subtlety and atmosphere over broad emotional crescendos and traditional narrative structure....


Naked Men Fighting, by Alexander Miller

Orson Welles’ Othello, Kenji Misumi’s Zatoichi at The Festival of Fire, and David Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises; where’s the relation in these three different movies? Despite being the products of maverick directors, they all feature major scenes featuring elaborately staged fight...