Maverick British filmmaker Alex Cox is responsible for directing a host of acclaimed films from Sleep Is for Sissies, Repo Man, Sid & Nancy, Straight to Hell, Walker and Highway Patrolman to Death and the Compass, Revenger’s Tragedy and Bill, The Galactic Hero. From 1987 to 1994, he presented the acclaimed BBC TV series ‘Moviedrome’, bringing unknown or forgotten films to new audiences. He’s also the author of X Films: True Confessions of a Radical Filmmaker, 10,000 Ways To Die (a history of the Italian Western) and The President and the Provocateur (the story of the parallel lives of President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald). He has taught film at UCLA and the University of Colorado, and written on the subject for Film Comment, Sight and Sound, The Guardian, The Independent and the New York Times.Read more Read less
£7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.