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Cox, Alex 1954-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 462 publications in 7 languages and 6,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Satire  Allegories 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Commentator, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Repo man by Alex Cox( visu )
50 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
Two ace "Repo Men" are out to beat ruthless government agents, UFO cultists, hired thugs, a lobotomized nuclear scientist and the infamous Rodriguez Brothers to get an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight
Sid and Nancy by Alex Cox( visu )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Sid & Nancy chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas by Terry Gilliam( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Fueled by a suitcase full of pharmaceuticals, journalist Raoul Duke and his sidekick Dr. Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of crazy characters
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Dos hombres que se acaban de conocer, un prestigioso profesor de Lógica, y un joven estudiante que acaba de llegar a la universidad con la intención de hacer su tesis con Seldom, descubren el cadáver de una anciana. Pronto queda claro que éste es el primero de una serie de asesinatos, todos anunciados por el culpable a través de extraños símbolos. El profesor y el estudiante unen sus esfuerzos para desentrañar el código, convirtiéndose todo en un elaborado puzzle en el que nada es lo que parece
Walker by Alex Cox( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The life of William Walker, a 19th century adventurer who abandoned his career in law and politics to become a soldier of fortune and dictator of Nicaragua
10,000 ways to die : a director's take on the spaghetti western by Alex Cox( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A completely new chronological history of the Spaghetti Western, beginning with Corbucci's 'Red Pastures', as seen through the eyes of a fine director
La ley de Herodes Herod's law ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 314 libraries worldwide
The tiny town of San Pedro de los Saguaros needs a new Mayor, as the populace has assassinated several. As a reward for his party loyalty, the ruling governor gives hapless junk dealer Damián Alcázar the post. An honest if idealistic man, Vargas arrives with his beautiful, ambitious wife Gloria. Picked for his stupidity, he quickly discovers that bribes, blackmail, gratuitous fines, and other abuses of authority are the only way to get things done, and soon transforms himself from ineffectual stooge to paragon of corruption--or, a successful politician. Along the way, he encounters a surly madam, a moralizing doctor, a mercenary priest, and an opportunistic gringo. He justifies his actions with a motto learned from his party leader, who quotes Herod's Law, which is (if somewhat reworded), "Either you screw them or you get screwed."
The president and the provocateur the parallel lives of JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald by Alex Cox( file )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Film director Alex Cox reflects on the strange archetypes haunting his life's obsession: the Kennedy assassination
Revengers tragedy by Alex Cox( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty
Searchers 2.0 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"As child actors, Mel and Fred were beaten and whipped by an imperious screenwriter, Fritz Frobisher. Now the elderly Fritz is to appear at a tee-shirt signing ceremony in Monument Valley, AZ, where his great films were made. Still living in LA and seeking work as actors, Mel and Fred decide to go to Monument Valley and give Fritz a drubbing. Since niether of them has a working car, they invite Mel's estranged daughter, Delilah, to give them a ride"--Container
Todo el poder Gimme power : La ley de herodes = Herod's law ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Todo el poder (105 min.): Mexico City filmmaker Gabriel grabs his camera and sets off in search of the thieves who stole his ex-wife's new car while it was in his care. La ley de Herodes (123 min.): Junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named Temporary Municipal President after the mayor is lynched, and the power goes to his head
Straight to hell by Alex Cox( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Three hard-drinking killers find themselves in the remote desert town of El Blanco, dominated by the savage McMahon clan. With two gangs in tow, it isn't long before the tension is thick as desert dust
Repo man by Alex Cox( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Sid and Nancy : love kills by Alex Cox( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Deer hunting in Texas by Alex Cox( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1977 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Death & the compass ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A brilliant detective investigates a series of strange murders in a totalitarian city of the future. But when bizarre crimes point to a labyrinth of occult conspiracy, the inspector discovers that his unorthodox methods may be leading to his own equally dark destruction
La muerte y la brujula ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. This mystery revolves around a series of three identical assassinations, each committed on the third day of the month, for three consecutive months, in three different locations. Following the clues, a clever detective stumbles into the perfect trap
The great silence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A widow hires a gunslinger to avenge the death of her husband, an outlaw who was killed by bounty hunters
Herod's law La ley de Herodes ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 66 libraries worldwide
When in San Pedro de los Saguaros, the mayor is lynched by a group of indigenous people, the old junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named the Temporary Municipal President. This makes him believe that his dream of power is going to come true; but when confronted with the problems of the place, he decides to resign. However, his boss obliges him to stay by telling him that he's been touched by Herodes Law and gives to him the constitution as an aid and a gun. He soon discovers the delights of power applying the law along the way and provoking reactions that get out of control
Alex Cox's Highway patrolman = El patrullero ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A top graduate of Mexico's National Highway Patrol Academy, Pedro Rojas, is sent to patrol a desolate highway. He soon succumbs to bribe-taking and corruption, and his life spins dangerously out of control. When his fellow patrolman and friend Anibal is killed by drug smugglers, Pedro becomes hell-bent on revenge. Edge City is a short drama from 1980, the other short films are about Alex Cox and his films
 
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Cox Alexander 1954-....
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