Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Christopher Campbell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cinematical, Film School Rejects, Movieline, Movies.com, Nonfics

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 318
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 89% Concerning Violence (2014) "Olsson may be producing the most interesting compilation docs since Esfir Shub. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
5/5 97% Life Itself (2014) "A perfect biographical documentary, possibly one of the classics, this is a lovingly and brutally honest portrait of a famous film critic in the final days of his life. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
3/5 100% No No: A Dockumentary (2014) "Probably the best documentary that could be made about this subject, it's still a fairly standard work as far as technique and form are concerned. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
2/5 68% Web Junkie (2014) "An occasionally stirring peek into a place and phenomenon that's only slightly hard to believe exists, but that's as good as it gets. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
5/5 100% Sepideh "Everything is in perfect alignment for this extraordinary feature, a very beautiful, emotional and intelligent coming of age film. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
4/5 No Score Yet The Special Need "Finding a universal truth that makes it identifiable to all audiences, Zoratt's dramatically orchestrated feature is a sweet and beautiful portrait of a 29-year-old virgin. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
4/5 91% Mistaken for Strangers (2014) "Possibly the most honest and complex and competent effort of its kind. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted May 30, 2014
D 33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) "That both Seth MacFarlane and Neil Patrick Harris are in this and neither performs the one musical number is enough evidence that the movie is altogether wrongheaded. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 28, 2014
D 14% Blended (2014) "The sort of cinematic stain we've come to associate with Sandler, yet even worse than fits his reputation. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 22, 2014
B- 81% Fed Up (2014) "Satisfies the hunger of those who normally consume issue films if no one else ... it's just not a doc that will reach far enough. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 8, 2014
C 58% Decoding Annie Parker (2014) "The movie plays like something that is supposed to represent a person's life and struggle, or multiple women's perhaps, more than engage with it. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 2, 2014
63% The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014) "Thanks to Mross's film, which will prove to be a really valuable historical artifact one day, we'll never need the bitcoin version of The Social Network. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted May 1, 2014
73% Point and Shoot (2014) "I felt like a dramatized version might be the better movie, but so much of VanDyke's real story is captured and it's some of the most powerful footage you'll see all year. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted May 1, 2014
No Score Yet A LEGO Brickumentary (2015) "It's kind of a feature-length ad for the toy company, but just like The Lego Movie, it's clever and lively enough to make us forget all that. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted May 1, 2014
91% Art and Craft (2014) "an engaging character study with an awkward yet satisfying climax that couldn't be scripted more perfectly. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted May 1, 2014
97% 1971 (2015) "A riveting history lesson, aided by the real burglars coming out publicly for the very first time. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted May 1, 2014
100% A Brony Tale (2014) "Situates the phenomenon inside an identifiable world rather than setting it aside like it's some kind of otherness. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2014
98% Fargo: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "What I find to be best about Fargo... is how well it builds the world in which it's set rather convincingly and rather quickly. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 16, 2014
B 46% Heaven Is for Real (2014) "Christian films are often criticized for preaching to the choir, but this one intends to make that choir think deeper about what's being preached. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 14, 2014
75% Teenage (2014) "While it's heavy on the archival footage, it's very accessible, cleverly constructed and even quite entertaining. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 19, 2014
B+ 94% The Heart Machine (2014) "It's got old-fashioned paranoia tones and an atmosphere of alienation in a way that suggests this might be what it'd look like if Antonioni directed a Nora Ephron script. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 14, 2014
A- 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) "The funniest mockumentary film since Best In Show. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 13, 2014
4/5 93% The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014) "A moving tribute and history lesson...Brian Knappenberger continues to deliver easily digestible docs on some of the most important movements and issues of our time. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted Mar 9, 2014
C- 78% Veronica Mars (2014) "There have been photo spreads in Entertainment Weekly of old TV casts brought back together that have provided as much satisfaction, for a whole lot less money. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 9, 2014
4/5 91% Kids for Cash (2014) "A new kind of Scared Straight! for the post-Columbine generation. " ‐ Nonfics
Posted Mar 2, 2014
B+ 78% Fatal Assistance (2014) "Deeply powerful ... a No End in Sight for the 2010 Haiti earthquake. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 27, 2014
B+ 61% Hank And Asha (2014) "Hank and Asha is a cute, clever and compelling little film that both satisfies and reinvents the indie rom-com for a new generation used to developing relationships through digital and virtual means. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 27, 2014
D- 3% The Legend of Hercules (2014) "Abominable even for a Hercules movie ... If this were truly the stuff of legend, that word would have the opposite meaning of what it's supposed to. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 10, 2014
No Score Yet The Burning "Frears has nothing to be ashamed of ... The Burning is a remarkable achievement for a first film. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Nov 24, 2013
C+ 60% Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) "Worth seeing just for Nicoll, whose deadpan delivery is priceless. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 25, 2013
93% Casting By (2013) "All movie fans need to watch Casting By ... a brisk, breezy, enjoyable and often endearing educational experience. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 5, 2013
B- 7% Grown Ups 2 (2013) "All I can say is I didn't DISlike it. It astounded me too much with its nonsense, and it's not nearly as offensive as I'd anticipated. So I have no real issue with it. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 11, 2013
C 25% A Girl And A Gun (2013) "There is little to this film that isn't very obvious and sometimes even oblivious. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 6, 2013
C+ 77% How To Make Money Selling Drugs (2013) "There's no denying that How to Make Money Selling Drugs is a clever work of nonfiction, but we're left thinking about the structure more than the film's point. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 26, 2013
B- 22% Violet & Daisy (2013) "Hardly a follow-up that will have [Fletcher] garnering more awards. Not because it's bad; it's just really cartoony, as in artificial, two-dimensional and rather childish. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 7, 2013
B+ 100% The Fruit Hunters (2013) "Not only very interesting but also incredibly beautiful ... it's a fun documentary, and that's a treat almost as rare as some of the exotic fruit it showcases. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 15, 2013
B 63% Unmade In China (2013) "Ultimately some fresh and amusing points are made regarding the issues of final cut privilege and film piracy ... if only it were as wholly engaging as its content deserves. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 20, 2013
A 81% This Ain't California (2013) "A masterpiece of editing and re-creation resulting in one of the most enthralling stories of the year. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 14, 2013
B+ 92% Medora (2013) "Has heart rather than merely the power to warm ours, but it's likely to heat up another of your organs, the brain. A smart, perceptive film, as winning as the Hornets are not. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 6, 2013
B 62% Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (2013) "Pineda is consistently treated as human rather than legend. It's completely appropriate that the film is just good enough, nothing too extraordinary or lasting in our minds. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 9, 2013
B 91% The Last Gladiators (2013) "Gibney, always a master of the documentary interview, gives us another captivating talking head in Chris Nilan. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 2, 2013
D 15% Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) "Even the most immature of viewers will find this to be dumb, messy, empty and an even bigger waste of Renner's talent than The Avengers. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 25, 2013
C+ 60% The Last Stand (2013) "Lacks an identity of its own outside of being the movie Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a feature-length comeback in. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 17, 2013
B 83% Persistence Of Vision "Because it takes place over the same period, it's a good complement to The Pixar Story and Waking Sleeping Beauty. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Jan 16, 2013
B- 50% FrackNation (2013) "Its strongest and most interesting case against Gasland is not so much with refute of its claims as with address of its impact and what this says about modern journalism. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Jan 9, 2013
B 98% 56 Up (2013) "For those of us already fans of the series and invested in the characters over the course of seven films and 42 years it's a necessary continuation and curiosity. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 5, 2013
B 100% The Loving Story (2012) "The verite footage from the time is a real blessing and the documentary's primary cinematic attraction. The rest, though, is occasionally its technical distraction. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Dec 9, 2012
B 100% First Cousin, Once Removed "Is capturing a portrait of an artist in mental and emotional decline fair? ... We will probably now remember Honig more for his Alzheimer's than for his healthy life's work. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 12, 2012
81% Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012) "One of those rare gems that concentrates on solutions to a problem rather than just hopelessly presenting one. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Oct 5, 2012
94% Photographic Memory (2012) "I'd say this film, in spite of its very universal appeal, is mainly of interest to McElwee fans, but it's very easy to become a McElwee fan. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Oct 5, 2012
94% The House I Live In (2012) "A true nonfiction complement to The Wire. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Oct 5, 2012
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