Category: alexander miller

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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....

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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...