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Rye instructor representing Toronto at Stanley Kubrick exhibition

Rye instructor representing Toronto at Stanley Kubrick exhibition

The Stanley Kubrick Exhibition is getting a Ryerson twist while it spends the next month at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. The retrospective exhibit looks back at the famed director’s film career and background in photography through props and memorabilia. It will feature 12 screenings of Kubrick films introduced by a variety of Kubrick experts–actors from his films, critics, and even […]

Horror films resurrecting on Halloween could mean Hollywood needs to be more creative

Horror films resurrecting on Halloween could mean Hollywood needs to be more creative

If you had plans to see a new release in theatres this weekend, you may need to re-evaluate them. It appears that Hollywood studios have been scared away by Halloween. According to The Hollywood Reporter, box office traffic is expected to fall tremendously on Friday, as no new films will be released. Instead, the North American box office will be […]

Friday Five with Alexis Allison and Samantha Sobolewski (Alexis Allison/ryersonian)

Friday Five Audio Series – October 31, 2014

This week our hosts speak with Ryerson professor and Cinemascope film critic Adam Nayman about horror movies; discuss this week’s special SNL host Chris Rock and musical guest Prince; debate whether it’s too early to be airing Christmas movies and look ahead at the local music scene. Got a question? Comment? Topic idea? Hit us up by email Samantha Sobolewski: […]

Ryerson instructor Adam Nyman in a still from a Ryersonian video. Nayman is a speaker at this year's Word on the Street festival. (Ryersonian)

Word on the Street: Rye instructor on short-format non-fiction

A Ryerson instructor will be speaking at the “Nothing but The Truth” tent at this year’s Word on the Street festival. The 25th annual festival aims to showcase the best in literary non-fiction, and the tent features local authors speaking about topics such as fathering an adopted child, the popularity of brunch and Arctic exploration. Adam Nayman, a sessional film instructor at […]

by Laura Calabrese· · Arts & Life, Literature
Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Showgirls’: it’s deeper than you think, argues new book

Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Showgirls’: it’s deeper than you think, argues new book

Paul Verhoeven’s 1995 film Showgirls is widely regarded as a flop. It was panned by both audiences and critics, earning the ignominious award for Worst Picture at the Razzies that year. But now that nearly 19 years have passed, film critic Adam Nayman, who teaches a class on documentaries at Ryerson, explores why the movie is actually a cinematic gem in his new book It […]

by Samantha Lui· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
TIFF advice from film critic Adam Nayman

TIFF advice from film critic Adam Nayman

Adam Nayman teaches documentary survey at Ryerson’s School of Journalism. He also teaches at the University of Toronto and is a film critic for The Globe and Mail and The Grid. Reporter Jordan White asked Nayman for some TIFF recommendations.

by Jordan White· · Arts & Life, Film & Television