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Boxing Movie Reviews

Review: Showtime’s “Ringside” doc a compelling look at boxing stories not often told

Showtime’s gripping documentary tells the tale of two fighters from the Southside of Chicago.

Movie Review: ‘Diggstown’ has earned its status as a minor cult favorite

Though nothing particularly original or great, Diggstown remains a thoroughly fun watch 28 years after its release.

Movie Review: The Great White Hype has moments, but doesn’t fully deliver on its potential

The 1996 satire takes aim at a failing boxing business and the schemes its money men are willing to back.

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BLH Movie Club

With boxing on hiatus at the moment due to COVID-19, we’re looking back at some great (and not so great) efforts in boxing’s rich history on film.

Movie Review: ‘Rocky’ is boxing’s greatest film success, and Stallone’s crowning achievement

The Best Picture winner for 1976 may not be the best boxing film ever made, but it is the greatest success in the sport’s rich history on film, and a lasting phenomenon.

Movie Review: Stacy Keach fights himself and a hopeless life in ‘Fat City’

The Boxing Movie Review series continues with the John Huston-directed Fat City from 1972.

Movie Review: Bogart goes out fighting in The Harder They Fall

Bogart’s final film is the subject of our first boxing movie review here during this downtime for the sport itself.