Tag Archives: Alex Cox

Book Review: The Doomsday Machine

By Alex Cox Source: Lobster Magazine Until recently I only knew Daniel Ellsberg as the whistleblower who made the Pentagon Papers public, and for his peace campaigning over the years. I had no idea that prior to releasing a trove … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Repo Man

By Alex Cox Source: AlexCoxFilms HOW DID REPO MAN OCCUR? After I left UCLA I was hired to write a script for United Artists about the British World War One deserter and agitator, Percy Topliss.  When I delivered the screenplay … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Walker

Following the modest successes of “Repo Man” and “Sid and Nancy”, director Alex Cox took a chance on an Acid Western filmed in Nicaragua about soldier-of-fortune William Walker. Featuring a script by cult screenwriter Rudy Wurlitzer, a great soundtrack by … Continue reading

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