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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.