AUTHOR
Christopher Campbell is the managing editor of Nonfics and a freelance writer and editor for Film School Rejects, Movies.com and Fandango. In the past he has contributed to Indiewire, MTV News, Movieline, Paste, Spout, Documentary Magazine, Cinematical, Screen Crush, Pajiba, First Showing and The Documentary Channel Blog. He began writing film criticism and covering film festivals for a zine called Read, back when a zine could actually get you Sundance press credentials. Since then he has received a Master's degree in Cinema Studies from NYU, where he concentrated on nonfiction film.
STORIES BY CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL
Reviews No-No-Dockumentary-1
Now On DVD: ‘No No: A Dockumentary’ Covers All the Bases For a Great Film But Strikes Out Visually
Come for the whole story behind the legend of Dock Ellis, famous for pitching a no-hitter on LSD, and stay for an honorable portrait of the ballplayer's life and career. Directed by Jeff Radice and scored by Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, 'No No' proves that some people who seem ripe for a Hollywood biopic are best suited for a well-made biographical documentary.
Features Alice Films
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This May
Because some people don't think there's anything good to watch on Netflix Watch Instantly anymore, we've compiled an updated list of our top 100 recommended documentaries now available, as of May 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
Reviews Last Man on the Moon
Now On DVD: ‘The Last Man on the Moon” is a Down to Earth Documentary About a Lesser-Known Hero
Gene Cernan, the last astronaut to step foot on the lunar surface, gets a deeply reflective documentary profile with this film directed by Mark Craig.
Hot Dos
‘How to Build a Time Machine’ Trailer
The latest from Jay Cheel, 'How to Build a Time Machine,' premieres this May at Hot Docs.
Features Doc Alliance
Watch the Classic Dutch Documentary ‘The Voice of the Water’
Bert Haanstra's 1966 classic is this week's Doc Alliance highlight, and you can stream it free right here on Nonfics.
In Theaters Welcome to Leith
‘Welcome to Leith’ Chronicles a Complex Conflict Between a Hate Group and a Group of Haters
Directed by Flex is Kings collaborators Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker, Welcome to Leith is a documentary that chronicles a complex conflict between neo-Nazis and the residents of a town they've infiltrated.
Features Shannon in Finders Keepers
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This April
Because some people don't think there's anything good to watch on Netflix Watch Instantly anymore, we've compiled an updated list of our top 100 recommended documentaries now available, as of April 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
Reviews Sundance Selects
‘City of Gold’ is a Toothsome Film on the Criticism of Culture and the Culture of Criticism
From director Laura Gabbert (No Impact Man) comes a film focused on Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, as well as his beloved city of Los Angeles.
Features Playground Produkcija
Watch Zelimir Zilnik’s ‘Logbook_Serbistan’
As part of our partnership with Doc Alliance Films, you can stream the film, which is part of this month's One World Romania festival, free all this week for free. Or at a low cost afterward.
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‘Fastball’ Trailer
Kevin Costner narrates this sports documentary, which opens theatrically on March 25th.