Author Spotlight

Adam Nayman

Adam Nayman is a critic, lecturer and author in Toronto. He writes on film for the Ringer and Cinema Scope, and has written books on Showgirls, Ben Wheatley, and the Coen brothers. His new book, Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks, will be available from Abrams in October.

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Carry That Weight: The Films of Atom Egoyan
Carry That Weight: The Films of Atom Egoyan

The Canadian auteur’s fanatically elaborate puzzle-box narratives invite the audience to discover their hidden meanings and bear the psychological burdens of their characters.

By Adam Nayman

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King of Canada
King of Canada

I didn’t know quite what to say to Allan King when I met him for the first time in the fall of 2003 at his home offices in downtown Toronto. This was partly out of deference to his reputation as one of Canada’s most eminent filmmakers—the man w…

By Adam Nayman

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