John Bleasdale

John Bleasdale is a writer, based in Italy.
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Exploring The Extended Edition of Terrence Malick’s ‘Tree of Life’

By John Bleasdale 

The Extended Edition of Terrence Malick’s ‘Tree of Life’ premiered at the Venice Film Festival.

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How ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ Did ‘Solo’ Better

By John Bleasdale 

One film revealed the origins of an iconic Harrison Ford character brilliantly, and it wasn’t Solo.

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This Conversation Can Serve No Purpose Anymore

By John Bleasdale 

An exploration of the dialogue in Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey.’


Kundun: Scorsese’s Buried Masterpiece

By John Bleasdale 

Twenty years ago, Martin Scorsese’s Kundun, a biopic of the Dalai Lama, was released and then swiftly buried. We dig it up.

Call Me By Your Name

A Conversation With ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Screenwriter James Ivory

By John Bleasdale 

James Ivory on his long career, gay cinema and being merely the screenwriter.