Alexander Walker (March 22, 1930 - July 15, 2003)
Born: 22nd March, 1930
Died: 15th July, 2003
Nationality: American
Profession/Occupation: Businessman
Region: Portadown, Northern Ireland, London, England

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Alexander Walker, British film critic (born March 22, 1930, Portadown, County Armagh, N.Ire.--died July 15, 2003, London, Eng.), wrote fearlessly outspoken movie reviews for London's Evening Standard for more than 43 years, from 1960 until his death. He was three times named Critic of the Year by the British Press Awards. Walker was the author of more than 20 well-received books on the film industry, including histories and many biographies.

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Man cannot degrade woman without himself falling into degradation; he cannot elevate her without at the same time elevating himself.
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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.
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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.
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In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.
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