Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell began writing film criticism and covering film festivals for a zine called Read, back when a zine could actually get you Sundance press credentials. He's now a Senior Editor at FSR and the founding editor of our sister site Nonfics. He also regularly contributes to Fandango and Rotten Tomatoes and is the President of the Critics Choice Association's Documentary Branch.
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12 Movies to Watch After ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

By Christopher Campbell 

We recommend the movies that came before and influenced Joel Coen’s take on the Scottish play.

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The 15 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2021

By Christopher Campbell 

Time-loops, clones, a King Shark, and a big green knight are just some of the things you’ll find on our annual spotlight on the year’s speculative fiction films.

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12 Movies to Watch After ‘Don’t Look Up’

By Christopher Campbell 

In this edition of Movie DNA, we look at the movies that came before Adam McKay’s satire, including silly disaster flicks and serious documentaries.

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What It Means for ‘Return of the Jedi’ to Be in the National Film Registry

By Christopher Campbell 

The Library of Congress now recognizes all three parts of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy for their historical significance. But Lucasfilm has never offered them prints of the original theatrical versions.


The Ending of ‘Encounter’ Explained

By Christopher Campbell 

More like the ending of ‘Encounter’ complained.

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Steven Spielberg’s Spectacular ‘West Side Story’ Fails in the Story Department

By Christopher Campbell 

Some of the casting decisions make this version of the musical better than the 1961 original, and some of the casting decisions make it worse.

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Even the ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Box Office is Nostalgic for the Original

By Christopher Campbell 

We compare the debut of the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie to others in the franchise and consider the potential for a sequel.

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12 Movies to Watch if You Like ‘Home Alone’

By Christopher Campbell 

We recommend a dozen movies that provide a film history guide to the holiday classic starring Macaulay Culkin.

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‘My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission’ Topped the Weekend Box Office for New Releases

By Christopher Campbell 

‘Last Night in Soho’ and ‘Antlers’ fell short in a generally disappointing weekend at the box office for horror movies, while Joanna Hogg’s sequel ‘The Souvenir: Part II’ was a hit in limited release.