José Alaniz
Articles by José Alaniz

ShUV, Death and the 1990s in Russian Comics

Olga Lavrenteva’s ShUV blazes a trail for graphic narrative in Russia even as it looks back at a traumatic period of recent Russian history — an ambitious set of aims that earned it the 2017 Malevich Award for Best Script and its author comparisons to Nikolai Gogol.

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Film Review: Sarik Andreasian’s “Guardians” (2016)

With “Guardians,” cinemas saw a Russian superhero team at last. Most of them wished they could unsee it.

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