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 […]
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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.