Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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
72% 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 Beyond the Brick: 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
96% 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
B 33% Won't Back Down (2012) " Gyllenhaal and Davis are more than serviceable in their lead performances and appropriately never seem to be there just for the paycheck. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Sep 28, 2012
88% London: The Modern Babylon (2013) " A distinct sort of time travelogue of the city's rougher patches ... the kind of doc that scores the suffragette movement to "Oh Bondage Up Yours!" by X-Ray Spex. " ‐ Movies.com
Posted Sep 20, 2012
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