Nate Adams is a professional, Michigan based, online and print critic for film, theatre, and television. A 2017 Theatre-Speech Communications graduate of Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI, Nate is a proud member of both the Hollywood Critics Association and the Michigan Movie Critics Guild, of which he is a founding member, and is humbled to be a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Over the years, Nate's reviews have been seen across several national platforms (including, VICE, The Daily Mail, and Movietickets.com). He also travels around the state reviewing local theatre productions in Southeastern, Michigan into Metro Detroit, including the coveted Broadway in Detroit series as well as sporadically being a guest critic on FOX 2 Detroit's entertainment program “CriticLee Speaking” alongside host Lee Thomas and a contributor for the Oakland County's MEGACAST.
In addition to his reviews, Nate served as the film programmer for the Adrian International Film Festival, and done red carpet interviews with Bo Burnham, Will Poulter, Flo Rida, John Boyega, Adam Sandler and Bruce Campbell. Nate also provided coverage for the Cinetopia Film Festival in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Canada and the Sundance Film Festival.
Nate’s background includes stints as an Editor in Chief for Odyssey Online based in New York City, and the Entertainment Editor for Siena Heights newspaper: Spectra. Currently, he’s the Film Critic for The Clinton Local (where he was nominated for Rookie Writer of the Year by the Michigan Press Association in 2018) and does freelance work for various independent outlets
From L to R, Lee Thomas (Host of "CriticLee Speaking") Tom Santilli (host/producer of "MovieShow Plus") and TheOnlyCritic himself: Nate Adams after taping "CriticLee Speaking" at Fox 2 in Detroit.
NATE'S QUOTES USED IN NATIONAL MEDIA ADVERTISEMENTS
Nate's quotes were used in various marketing campaigns including the trailer for IFC Films' GOD'S COUNTRY. His quotes were also featured in advertisements and TV spots for COME PLAY, JUST MERCY and ROSALINE
IN THE NEWS!
From L to R, Adam Graham (film critic for The Detroit News); Lee Thomas (Host of "CriticLee Speaking"); and Nate Adams (TheOnlyCritic.com) during an airing of "CriticLee Speaking" on Fox 2 in Detroit.