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    We hope to do the Spanish Tragedy based on the play by Thomas Kyd.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: tragedy  hope 
     
    Visual representation of it is essential if we're to come to terms with what it is we've done.
    — Alex Cox
    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.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: people  war 
     
    I'd love to make another film in Mexico.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: film 
     
    So I had the worst experience at the very beginning, and things have been getting better since.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: experience 
     
    That's my curse, I see the politics within these things and so I don't say yes to them.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: politics 
     
    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.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: time  mental  film 
     
    The life of a repo man is always intense.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: men 
     
    And Walker was made with a Mexican crew, although it was shot in Nicaragua.
    — Alex Cox
    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.
    — Alex Cox
    Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: language  politics 
     
    I don't think about Hollywood at all.
    — Alex Cox
    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.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: genius 
     
    I'm a good actor in that sense for directors because I always do what they say.
    — Alex Cox
    No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: death  film 
     
    You can't change the system through violence.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: violence 
     
    The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: crimes  murder 
     
    The future is always a dystopia in movies.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: future  movie 
     
    One of my contemporaries, a colorless chap who worked much harder at his law studies, is now Prime Minister.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: contemporary  law 
     
    Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood, doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: career 
     
    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.
    — Alex Cox
    You'd never have a motorcycle policeman out on the Indian reservation.
    — Alex Cox
    Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: pleasure  saying  sorry 
     
    It's always nice when the eccentrics show up.
    — Alex Cox
    I did not find my studies particularly enthralling.
    — Alex Cox
    Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film.
    — Alex Cox
    tags: film 
     
    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.
    — Alex Cox
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