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You'd never have a motorcycle policeman out on the Indian reservation. ---->>>

Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood, doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures. ---->>>

Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square. ---->>>

Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist. ---->>>

So I had the worst experience at the very beginning, and things have been getting better since. ---->>>

The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty of imagination and it's a big problem. ---->>>

Visual representation of it is essential if we're to come to terms with what it is we've done. ---->>>

In Goodfellas they have this one scene where the camera goes down some steps and walks through a kitchen into a restaurant and the critics were all over this as evidence of the genius of Scorsese and Scorsese is a genius. ---->>>

I'm a good actor in that sense for directors because I always do what they say. ---->>>

One of my contemporaries, a colorless chap who worked much harder at his law studies, is now Prime Minister. ---->>>

You can't change the system through violence. ---->>>

Justin Salinger showed up one day with a pink cowboy hat on and everyone else got really annoyed because somehow he'd managed to get the pink cowboy hat. ---->>>

Shakespeare, who is probably the greatest writer and poet of the English language, lived in a time that was politically very conservative and it's reflected in his writings. ---->>>

Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked. ---->>>

That's my curse, I see the politics within these things and so I don't say yes to them. ---->>>

The life of a repo man is always intense. ---->>>

It's always nice when the eccentrics show up. ---->>>

No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well. ---->>>

The future is always a dystopia in movies. ---->>>

The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king. ---->>>

We hope to do the Spanish Tragedy based on the play by Thomas Kyd. ---->>>

Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film. ---->>>

And Walker was made with a Mexican crew, although it was shot in Nicaragua. ---->>>

I did not find my studies particularly enthralling. ---->>>

I don't think about Hollywood at all. ---->>>

I'd love to make another film in Mexico. ---->>>

And it says something about our level of disassociation, that we can provoke these wars abroad but we're not allowed to see people get killed as a result. ---->>>


Name: Alex Cox
Nationality: British
Born: 12-15, 1954
Occupation: Director

Alexander "Alex" Cox (born 15 December 1954 in Bebington, Cheshire) is a British film director, screenwriter, nonfiction author, broadcaster and sometime actor, notable for his idiosyncratic style and approach to scripts. Cox experienced success early in his career with Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, but since the release and commercial failure of Walker, he has directed his career towards independent films (wikipedia)