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Josh Merritt

Josh Merritt

Josh is a UK-based writer/filmmaker and video editor. He has worked with the British Film Institute, BBC Radio, Barbican. Named one of "five to look out for" by The Guardian. You can read more about him on his website joshmerritt.co.uk.
Josh is a UK-based writer/filmmaker and video editor. He has worked with the British Film Institute, BBC Radio, Barbican. Named one of "five to look out for" by The Guardian. You can read more about him on his website joshmerritt.co.uk.


Articles by Josh Merritt

Urban Cowboy: The schlocky joy of “Death Wish 3”

By Josh Merritt June 12, 2017

Josh Merritt dives deep into the grimy pool of exploitation that is Death Wish 3, unearthing the secrets of its sordid fun. Do you want to see a softcore porn version of Rambo interspersed with Dallas and myriad other 70s/80s American soap operas? How about an episode of Sesame Street mixed with The Cosby Show, laced […]

Hollywood Outlaw: The rebelliousness of “Assault on Precinct 13”

Josh Merritt professes his love for Assault on Precinct 13, the film that began the world’s love affair with a B-movie maverick John Carpenter. I don’t think anyone has influenced my life quite like John Carpenter. You’d be hard-pressed to find a film fan who doesn’t know his work, and even if you’re not consciously aware […]

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