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
In Theaters Zero Days 2
Zero Days is Alex Gibney’s Most Thrilling, Chilling and Fulfilling Film in Years
In late 2009, an unprecedented cyber attack caused the destruction of about 1000 centrifuges at an Iranian nuclear facility. The culprit was malware
In Theaters norman-lear-just-another-version-of-you-image-1
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Should’ve Been the Other Essential Biography Film of the Year
Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady are masters of a certain kind of observational documentary. They especially shine above all the gimmicky exposition films out there,
Features (T)error (Tribeca Film Festival)
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This July
Because some people don't think there's anything good to watch on Netflix anymore, we've compiled an updated list of our top 100 recommended documentaries now available, as of July 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
Reviews Misconception Doc
The Only Point of Jessica Yu’s ‘Misconception’ Is the One In Disappointment
All great artists have the occasional failure, and unfortunately the Oscar-winning documentarian Jessica Yu has another one with Misconception. The filmmaker best known
Reviews Sundance Institute
‘Nuts!’ is an Off-the-Wall Animated Documentary About the Citizen Kane of Medical Quackery
This animated documentary by Penny Lane (Our Nixon) depicts the life story of John R. Brinkley, a quack doctor who got rich during the Great Depression allegedly curing impotence by giving men goat testicle glands.
Reviews Argus Films
‘My Love, Don’t Cross That River’ Is Unforgettable, So Why Is It So Damn Sad?
My Love, Don't Cross That River, an enormous hit in South Korea, is making audiences weep at festivals around the world. But they should be tears of joy.
Features endless-summer
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This June
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 June 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
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.