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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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.

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‘Dune’ is a Big Enough Box Office Hit to Warrant a ‘Dune: Part Two’ Greenlight

By Christopher Campbell 

The new movie gave Denis Villeneuve his biggest opening ever, and it has proven to be a great financial success for Warner Bros. as well.

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‘Halloween Kills’ is the Biggest Horror Movie of the Year

By Christopher Campbell 

Meanwhile, Ridley Scott had the worst debut of his directorial career with ‘The Last Duel.’

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‘No Time to Die’ Underperforms in Lowest Opening for Daniel Craig’s James Bond

By Christopher Campbell 

The new 007 film proves it’s no time to die at the box office, but it’s still not time to live your best life.

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12 Movies You Need to Watch After ‘No Time to Die’

By Christopher Campbell 

We look back at the movies that came before — and maybe informed — the latest installment of the James Bond franchise.

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‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Had the Best Opening Since ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

By Christopher Campbell 

Not only did the sequel have the best opening-weekend attendance of the last two years, but it also out-performed the first Venom.