Author Spotlight

Nathaniel Rich

Nathaniel Rich is the author of two novels, Odds Against Tomorrow and The Mayor’s Tongue, and a work of film criticism, San Francisco Noir. He is a writer at large for the New York Times Magazine and a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the Atlantic.

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller: Showdowns
McCabe & Mrs. Miller: Showdowns

From its diffusely structured narrative to its innovative cinematography, this radical western is a showcase for Robert Altman’s iconoclastic style.

By Nathaniel Rich

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Blood Simple: “Down Here,  You’re on Your Own”
Blood Simple: “Down Here, You’re on Your Own”

An exhilarating blend of noir and splatter-flick tropes, the Coen brothers’ debut feature established their unique brand of cosmic fatalism.

By Nathaniel Rich

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