Alex Cox
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
//Columns

Conversing with Rudy Wurlitzer: ‘A Beaten-up Old Scribbler’
5 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM

My conversations with Rudy Wurlitzer were not unlike a road journey itself with plenty of unplanned side trips along the way.

//Reviews

Alex Cox's Divine Comedy
21 Aug 2013 // 11:10 PM

The genre that Three Businessmen most reflects is the city symphony, which can be traced all the way back to that film-school rite of passage, Man With a Movie Camera.

Capitalism’s Self-Corrections: 'Repo Man'
16 May 2013 // 6:10 PM

The Los Angeles imagined by this delightfully dark movie is one where the repo man picks up the Reaganite economy’s table scraps—and in the process self-corrects for capitalism’s shortcomings.

//Blogs

Ten Cases of Sacked Directors
9 Dec 2014 // 6:36 AM

With Paramount announcing Roberto Orci's replacement as director of the upcoming Star Trek 3, we look back at ten other times when studios and suits played musical chairs with their filmmakers.

Love Thrills: 'Sid and Nancy' (Blu-ray)
13 Jan 2012 // 7:00 AM

Sid and Nancy is a great film. It may not get its facts right, but its essence is definitely in the right place.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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