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    The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven’t seen them since.

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Alex Cox Responds to ‘Repo Man Meets Dr. Jung’

Ernest Callenbach, the editor of Film Quarterly, passed my essay/review of Repo Man along to director Alex Cox. To my great surprise, I received a very amusing, gracious, and thoughtful letter in response — which I’ve posted in its entirety below.   In actual fact I know almost nothing about the …

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Repo Man Meets Dr. Jung

  Written and directed by British filmmaker Alex Cox, Repo Man is a marvelously original and satiric look at the cultural wasteland of L.A.–the cutting edge of the future. What if Dr. Strangelove had gone in for car repossession rather than thermonuclear warfare? Toying with Hollywood cliches and genres–teen exploitation, …

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