Posts by Adam Nayman

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

By Adam Nayman

Ang Lee takes American exceptionalism to task in this hyper-real spectacle.

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Jaume Collet-Serra: ‘If I was in that situation, I would die in two seconds’

By Adam Nayman

The Spanish genre master on directing The Shallows, working with SFX and why Orphan is so funny.

Why Casino Royale is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Adam Nayman

Director Martin Campbell does not get the respect he deserves for rehabilitating the Bond franchise not once, but twice.

The Shallows

By Adam Nayman

Blake Lively hits the surf and gets carved in this schlocky, seriously entertaining shark movie with attitude.

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Clouds of Sils Maria

By Adam Nayman

Kristen Stewart achieves the impressive feat of outshining Juliette Binoche in this rich drama from Olivier Assayas.

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Pain & Gain

By Adam Nayman

Feel the pump! Michael Bay’s muscle-bound satire is Bad Boys on ’roids. And that’s not a good thing.

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