Critics in Conversation: Manuela Lazic and Adam Nayman – First Cinematic Loves, Current Inspirations and Finding Your Voice


Film criticism is a passion and a craft. Most film critics first became obsessed with cinema as kids, but developed into working writers through what they watched and who they read, as well as, simply, through the passing of time. In the first part of a three-chapter conversation conducted over months via a large Google Doc, film critics Manuela Lazic and Adam Nayman discuss what makes a writer’s voice, colleagues that keep inspiring them and how, a generation apart, they became interested in movies and writing.