The journalist Alexander Walker died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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American film critic who wrote for the London Standard from 1960 until 2003. His largest work is called Hollywood England, National Heroes and Icons in the Fire.
He was born in Portadown, Northern Ireland.
Alexander Walker, the Evening Standard’s film critic for more than 40 years, died early today at the age of 73. He died at the London Clinic while having tests for cancer. … Walker was one of the most influential – and controversial – critical voices of his age.
Man cannot degrade woman without himself falling into degradation; he cannot elevate her without at the same time elevating himself.
I think that the enormous emphasis on violence and sex, and in particular violent sex, may not make rapists of us all, but it predisposes us to accept a kind of world in which these things happen.
I’m of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.