Posts by Joel Blackledge

Is this the most authentic boxing movie ever made?

By Joel Blackledge

John Huston’s Fat City is not a straightforward underdog story.

Why Wendy and Lucy remains a vital piece of American cinema

By Joel Blackledge

Kelly Reichardt’s low-key anti-drama from 2008 offers a sobering look at poverty in small town USA.

How Eraserhead exposed the nightmarish heart of Middle America

By Joel Blackledge

Released 40 years ago, David Lynch’s lo-fi masterpiece is as weird and unsettling as ever.

10 great films to get you in the mood for autumn

By Joel Blackledge

As the nights draw in and the leaves turn it’s time to cosy up with these seasonal gems.

How Atanarjuat brought Inuit cinema to the world stage

By Joel Blackledge

Released 15 years ago, Zacharias Kunuk’s snowbound epic raised awareness of Arctic culture.

Why The Day the Earth Caught Fire still stuns 55 years on

By Joel Blackledge

Once deemed too strong for general consumption, this apocalyptic sci-fi is as relevant and powerful as ever.

In praise of Kin-dza-dza! – the best sci-fi film you’ve never heard of

By Joel Blackledge

Mad Max meets Monty Python is the best way of describing this strange, little-seen Soviet gem.

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