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Nate Adams
I have been critiquing films for the past six years and reviewing professionally for the last two. I currently run a blog called “The Only Critic” which I update frequently with the latest movies hitting theaters. On the side: I am a roving stand-up comic, a Theatre major, and Resident Assistant at Siena Heights University. Currently the Entertainment Editor for Spectra, I have been featured on various other sites including: Rotten Tomatoes, Flixster, and is an ‘official’ critic for Movieweb.com. This year I am the programming director for the Spectra News Network  

Nate Adams, Entertainment Editor

Jan 20, 2017
At The Movies with The Only Critic: Rogue One (Story)
Jan 15, 2017
Spectra Film Review: THE BYE BYE MAN (Story)
Jan 15, 2017
Spectra Film Review: PATRIOTS DAY (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Spectra Film Review: A Monster Calls (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Spectra Film Review: Assassin’s Creed (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Spectra Film Review: Why Him? (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Spectra Film Review: PASSENGERS (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: Manchester By The Sea (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: LA LA LAND is Pure Movie Magic (Story)
Dec 11, 2016
Spectra Film Review: Office Christmas Party (Story)
Nov 23, 2016
Spectra Film Review: BAD SANTA 2 (Story)
Nov 23, 2016
Spectra Film Review: MOONLIGHT (Story)
Nov 23, 2016
Spectra Film Review: Allied (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Spectra Film Review: The Edge Of Seventeen (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Theatre Siena Preview: STUDENT DIRECTED-ONE ACTS (Story)
Nov 11, 2016
Spectra Film Review: ARRIVAL (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Spectra Film Review: HACKSAW RIDGE (Story)
Nov 06, 2016
Spectra Film Review: DOCTOR STRANGE (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Spectra Film Review: INFERNO (Story)
Oct 28, 2016
THEATRE SIENA PREVIEW: Dead Man’s Shoes (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
At the Movies with #The Only Critic: The Girl On The Train (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE ACCOUNTANT (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE BIRTH OF A NATION (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
At the Movies with #TheOnlyCritic: The Magnificent Seven (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
At the Movies with #TheOnlyCritic: Episode One (Story)
Sep 16, 2016
Spectra Film Review: BLAIR WITCH (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Spectra Film Review: SULLY (Story)
May 05, 2016
Spectra Film Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Spectra Film Review: Everybody Wants Some!! (Story)
Apr 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK (Story)
Apr 18, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE BOSS (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
Spectra Film Review: MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
Spectra Film Review: EYE IN THE SKY (Story)
Mar 31, 2016
Spectra Film Review: BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE (Story)
Mar 31, 2016
Spectra Film Review: ALLEGIANT (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Film Review: 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Film Review: THE BROTHERS GRIMSBY (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Film Review: EDDIE THE EAGLE (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Film Review: ZOOTOPIA (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Film Review: LONDON HAS FALLEN (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
2016 OSCAR PREDICTIONS (Story)
Feb 24, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE WITCH (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Spectra Film Review: DEADPOOL (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Spectra Film Review: ZOOLANDER 2 (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Spectra Film Review: PRIDE & PREJUDICE and ZOMBIES (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Spectra Film Review: KUNG FU PANDA 3 (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE FINEST HOURS (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE BOY (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
Film Review: RIDE ALONG 2 (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
Film Review: DIRTY GRANDPA (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
2016 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
GOLDEN GLOBES 2016 RECAP (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
THE BEST & WORST FILMS OF 2015 (Top 10) (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE REVENANT (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Spectra Film Review: THE HATEFUL EIGHT (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: JOY (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: The Danish Girl (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: DADDY’S HOME (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: SISTERS (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
SPECTRA Film Review: The Big Short (Story)
Dec 09, 2015
Spectra Film Review: THE GOOD DINOSAUR (Story)
Dec 09, 2015
Spectra Film Review: CREED (Story)
Dec 09, 2015
SPECTRA FILM REVIEW: ROOM** (Story)
Nov 29, 2015
SPECTRA FILM REVIEW: Spotlight** (Story)
Nov 29, 2015
SPECTRA FILM REVIEW: Mockingjay Part 2 (Story)
Nov 29, 2015
SPECTRA FILM REVIEW: The Night Before (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Film Review: New James Bond flick SPECTRE Lacks Ambition (Story)
Oct 30, 2015
Is ‘The Walking Dead’ On Life Support? (Story)
Oct 28, 2015
SPECTRA FILM REVIEW: Goodnight Mommy (Story)
Oct 28, 2015
SPECTRA Film Review: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Spectra Film Review: STEVE JOBS (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Spectra Film Review: Crimson Peak (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
SPECTRA Film Review: The Martian (Story)
Oct 01, 2015
Review: Everest (Story)
Oct 01, 2015
Review: Eli Roth’s Bloody ‘The Green Inferno’ (Story)
Sep 28, 2015
Review: The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Fizzles (Story)
Sep 28, 2015
Movie Review: Black Mass (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Review: M. Night Shyamalan is Back With Latest Thriller ‘The Visit’ (Story)
Sep 11, 2015
Review: Straight Outta Compton is a Compelling Piece of Emotional Integritiy (Story)
Aug 06, 2015
The DOs and DON’Ts of College Living (Story)
Apr 30, 2015
Review: Avengers Assemble in Age Of Ultron (Story)
Apr 27, 2015
Review: Mall Cop 2 proves how unnecessary sequels can be (Story)
Apr 21, 2015
Review: Horror flick ‘Unfriended’ takes the horror genre to new ground (Story)
Apr 12, 2015
Nothing out of the ordinary in the latest Sparks’ adaptation, ‘The Longest Ride’ (Story)
Apr 07, 2015
Review: Indie horror film ‘It Follows’ is clever, and original (Story)
Apr 05, 2015
Review: ‘Furious 7’ proves there is still plenty of gas left in the tank (Story)
Apr 02, 2015
Review: ‘Get Hard’ is a watchable Will Ferrell/Kevn Hart comedy (Story)
Mar 26, 2015
Review: ‘Insurgent’ gives hope for the future of the franchise (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
Review: Disney’s most beloved princess is brought to life in ‘Cinderella’ (Story)
Mar 09, 2015
Review: There is plenty to embrace when it comes to ‘Chappie’ (Story)
Mar 09, 2015
Review: ‘Unfinished Buisness’ never finds the right comedic timing (Story)
Mar 09, 2015
Review: ‘Focus’ offers plenty of misconception to persuade an audience away from it’s predictable nature (Story)
Mar 04, 2015
Review: Lazarus Effect has an effective design, but is rough around the edges (Story)
Mar 04, 2015
Review: McFarland boasts incredible energy and dignity with a nice helping of inspiration on the side (Story)
Mar 04, 2015
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 pratfalls into dirty water (Story)
Feb 26, 2015
Oscars Recap (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
SPECTRA EXCLUSIVE: Preview of Theatre Siena’s God Of Carnage – Feb. 19-21 (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
Review: ’50 Shades’ is more ambitious than one would expect, but still falls short of its lofty expectations (Story)
Feb 18, 2015
SPECTRA PRESENTS: Oscar 2015 predictions (Story)
Feb 18, 2015
Review: Matthew Vaughn’s “Kingsman” Delivers a Wholly Subversive Action-packed Dynamo (Story)
Feb 09, 2015
Review: New Spongebob film offers up solid laughs for all ages (Story)
Feb 09, 2015
Review: ‘Babadook’ is a profound piece of horror – expertly written, and seemingly diverse (Story)
Feb 06, 2015
Review: ‘The Imitation Game’ bolsters with a captivating story and engrossing performances (Story)
Feb 03, 2015
Review: Project Almanac has twisty time travel loopholes (Story)
Feb 03, 2015
Review: ‘The Loft’ can indulge a little something in all of us (Story)
Jan 27, 2015
Review: Hardly anything sexy or steamy about ‘The Boy Next Door’ (Story)
Jan 25, 2015
SPECTRA EXCLUSIVE: Preview of Theatre Siena’s Yellow Boat (Story)
Jan 20, 2015
American Sniper Movie Review (Story)
Jan 12, 2015
GOLDEN GLOBES 2015 RECAP (Story)
Jan 10, 2015
Review: Selma is rectifying and told with utter brutality and tranquility (Story)
Jan 08, 2015
Review: Taken 3 is uninspired, and unnecessary (Story)
Jan 04, 2015
Review: Woman In Black 2: has enough drive to keep the plot interesting, but resorts to same ole tactical measures. (Story)
Dec 31, 2014
Review: ‘Into The Woods’ stars off strong then fizzles out quickly. (Story)
Dec 31, 2014
Review: ‘Unbroken’ hits mostly the right cords, and is a striking showcase for lead actor Jack O’Connell (Story)
Dec 26, 2014
The Seth Rogen and James Franco political comedy ‘Interview’ comes presumably as advertised (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
Review: ‘Gambler’ can never make sense of it’s philosophical metaphors. But is crisp, cool and taunt drama, that showcases Wahlberg and Goodmen unequivocally stealing every scene (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
Movie Review: ‘Battle Of The Five Armies’ brings Hobbit trilogy to an epic and prosperous conclusion (Story)
Dec 15, 2014
SPECTRA PRESENTS: Winter Movie Preview 2014 (Story)
Dec 15, 2014
Review: Exodus: Gods & Kings has cinematic moments, but is a stoic mess all the same. (Story)
Dec 09, 2014
Movie Review: Birdman provides a thought-provoking one of a kind experience. (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Movie Review: Horrible Bosses 2 is a fun, engaging, and raunchy sequel (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer Debuts (Story)
Nov 25, 2014
The Hunger Games is the latest offender to cash in on “Part I and II” status. (Story)
Nov 24, 2014
Movie Review: Shane Dawson’s directorial debut “Not Cool” is an experiment gone wrong. (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Dumb & Dumber To is a comedic misfire (Story)
Nov 17, 2014
Movie Review: Horns is Radcliffe’s latest attempt to break away from boy wizard status (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
Movie Review: Nightcrawler is edgy, darkly comic, and an amazing showcase for it’s lead star. (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Movie Review: Big Hero 6 – Disney’s Latest Is Fun, and Dynamic. (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Movie Review: Interstellar Nolan’s Otherwordly Experience – SPECTRA EXCLUSIVE (Story)
Nov 01, 2014
St. Vincent Movie Review (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Ouija Movie Review (Story)
Oct 17, 2014
Fury Movie Review (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
The Judge Movie Review (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
Annabelle Movie Review (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
As Above/So Below Movie Review (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
This is Where I Leave You Movie Review (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
The Equalizer Movie Review (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
OCTOBER PICKS (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Left Behind Movie Review (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Gone Girl Movie Review (Story)
Sep 28, 2014
The Maze Runner Movie Review (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Fall 2014 Movie Preview (Story)
Sep 16, 2014
No Good Deed Movie Review (Story)
Sep 07, 2014
The Expendables 3 Movie Review (Story)
Sep 05, 2014
Into the Storm Movie Review (Story)
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