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.
Oscar Animated Shorts

The 2020 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Reviewed and Ranked

By Christopher Campbell 

Short-form Academy Award nominees hit theaters this week and on VOD later this month. The animation contenders are a heavier bunch than usual.

The Year in Moviegoing is Off to a Great Start

By Christopher Campbell 

Box office is up in 2020 for the first month, but most of that has to do with 2019 releases.


‘Bad Boys,’ Great Box Office

By Christopher Campbell 

The lastest ‘Bad Boys’ movie didn’t have the biggest opening, but it still overshot expectations by a lot.


Watch ‘Bad Boys for Life,’ Then Watch These Movies

By Christopher Campbell 

We recommend 11 movies to watch after you see the third ‘Bad Boys’ movie.

Over The Top

World War I Movies Go Over the Top at the Box Office

By Christopher Campbell 

‘1917’ isn’t the only recent movie to find success with the Great War.

Women Directed Movies

84 Movies Directed by Women to Look Forward to in 2020

By Christopher Campbell 

Your go-to guide to supporting female filmmakers in the new year.

Movies To Watch

The Movies You Need to Watch Before You Go to the Movies in 2020

By Christopher Campbell 

Our annual backwards guide to the remakes, reboots, and franchise returns of the coming year.

Knives Out

‘Knives Out’ Box Office Success Leads to Sequel

By Christopher Campbell 

Daniel Craig is expected to reprise his detective role in Rian Johnson’s follow-up.

Box Office

The Box Office Hits and Misses of 2019

By Christopher Campbell 

We look at the box office successes and failures of 2019 and go deep on the state of original movies, films directed by women, R-rated releases, and non-Disney animation.