Chris Coffel

Chris Coffel is a contributor at Film School Rejects. He’s a connoisseur of Christmas horror, a Nic Cage fanatic, and bad at Rocket League. He can be found on Twitter here: @Chris_Coffel. (He/Him)
Batman Forever

What Critics Said About ‘Batman Forever’

By Chris Coffel 

‘Batman Forever’ was written off by many as too campy at the time of its release, but is it actually the perfect Hollywood blockbuster?

War Of The Worlds Tom Cruise

What Critics Said About Steven Spielberg’s ‘War of the Worlds’

By Chris Coffel 

In 2005, Tom Cruise faced off against aliens in a film ripe with 9/11 imagery. We explore how its critical reception may have changed over the years.

The 40 Year Old Virgin

What Critics Said About ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’

By Chris Coffel 

Judd Apatow made his directorial debut 15 years ago with ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin.’ We take a look back at what the critics had to say.

Carell The Office

What Critics Said About ‘The Office’

By Chris Coffel 

The American take on ‘The Office’ is one of the most beloved television shows of all time. But did it start out that way?

Scooby Doo

What Critics Said About ‘Scooby-Doo’

By Chris Coffel 

With the mystery solving Great Dane returning to the “big screen,” we take a look back at what critics had to say the first time he made the theatrical leap.

Village Of The Damned

What Critics Said about John Carpenter’s ‘Village of the Damned’

By Chris Coffel 

In 1995, John Carpenter took another stab at a remake. What did the critics have to say?

Corona Zombies

‘Corona Zombies’ and a Brief History of Exploitation

By Chris Coffel 

Is now the time for ‘Corona Zombies?’ We look at the history of exploitation films to find out.

American Psycho

What Critics Said About ‘American Psycho’

By Chris Coffel 

It’s hip to be square, but did critics think it was hip to like ‘American Psycho?’

High Fidelity

What Critics Said About ‘High Fidelity’

By Chris Coffel 

In celebration of ‘High Fidelity’ turning 20, we take a look back at what the critics had to say about the John Cusack hipster comedy.