AUTHOR
Christopher Campbell is the managing editor of Nonfics and a freelance writer and editor for Film School Rejects, Movies.com, Fandango, RogerEbert.com and Moviefone. In the past he has contributed to Indiewire, MTV News, Movieline, Fandango, 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
Features 'Bully' (The Weinstein Company)
10 Documentaries to Get You Ready for the First Day Back to School
Our first listicle at Nonfics includes something from Wiseman, two from Steve James and the start of one of the most popular documentary series of all time.
Reviews Chris Stamp
Now On Blu-ray: ‘Lambert & Stamp’ is a Valuable Visualization of an Oral History of the Managers of The Who
James D. Cooper's directorial debut covers the story of the first decade of The Who with focus on the iconic rock band's early, instrumental management team of Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp.
Documentary Classics Fred Armisen
Fred Armisen Shares His Favorite Documentaries to Stream Online
The Saturday Night Live vet is co-creator and star of IFC's new documentary parody series Documentary Now!. Furthering his tribute to nonfiction cinema, he has curated a selection of his favorite films, half of them not surprisingly music docs, for SundanceNow Doc Club.
Documentary Classics Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers Shares His Favorite Documentaries to Stream Online
The Saturday Night Live vet is co-creator of IFC's new documentary parody series Documentary Now!. Furthering his tribute to nonfiction cinema, he has curated a selection of his favorite documentaries for SundanceNow Doc Club.
Documentary Classics Documentary Now!
Bill Hader Shares His 6 Favorite Documentaries to Stream Online
The Saturday Night Live vet is co-creator and star of IFC's new documentary parody series Documentary Now!. Furthering his tribute to nonfiction cinema, he has curated a selection of his favorite films, one of them not quite technically a doc, for SundanceNow Doc Club.
Features American Splendor
12 Movies Based On Nonfiction Comic Books
With this month's overlap of summer superhero blockbuster releases and the beginning of the school year, we look at the overlap of comic book movies and nonfiction. We count 12 already produced and at least six more on the way.
Home Viewing The Nightmare
Now On DVD/Blu-ray: ‘The Nightmare’ is a Different Kind of Scary Documentary
Rodney Ascher follows up Room 237 with this genuinely scary documentary involving true stories of sleep paralysis. It's a cleverly manipulative piece of nonfiction that may just cause you to experience the terrifying condition firsthand.
In Theaters Rise and Rise of Bitcoins Servers
Now On DVD: ‘The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin’ is a Necessary Introduction to the Virtual Currency
'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin' is a documentary that has divided us in opinion here at Nonfics, so we're posting both. Here we have the positive take on the film, which chronicles the history of the titular virtual currency in a way that had reviewer Christopher Campbell feeling like he was watching very important events unfold.
Features Grizzly Man
150 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This August
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 150 recommended documentaries now available, as of August 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
Home Viewing THAT SUGAR FILM
‘That Sugar Film’ Is a Flashy Remake of ‘Super Size Me’ Focused On Sugar Consumption
Directed by and starring Australian actor Damon Gamaeu, this documentary takes Morgan Spurlock's approach to address global health issues associated with sugar consumption.