Alex Ramon

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Gender Male
Industry Education
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction Alex Ramon is a teacher and critic from London, UK, who is currently based in Łódź, Poland. He has written about film for Sight and Sound, BFI, and Film International, about film and music for PopMatters, and about theatre for British Theatre Guide and The Reviews Hub. He's interviewed Agnieszka Holland, François Ozon, Tori Amos, Samuel Adamson, Andrzej Chyra, Małgorzata Szumowska, Mark Umbers, and June Tabor (among others) and is the author of the book Liminal Spaces: The Double Art of Carol Shields. Email: Twitter: @BoycottTrends
Favorite Movies Les Vampires, Blackmail, Murder, Young and Innocent, The Lady Vanishes, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, North By Northwest, Vertigo, I'm No Angel, She Done Him Wrong, My Little Chickadee, Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, A Man Escaped, Diary of a Country Priest, When A Woman Ascends the Stairs, Kanal, Umberto D, Now Voyager, All That Heaven Allows, Roman Holiday, Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Gremlins, The Princess Bride, Philadelphia, My Winnipeg, The Saddest Music In The World, The Adjuster, Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, Away From Her, The English Patient, Die Hard, Buffalo 66, I'm Not There, Far From Heaven, Talk To Her, Matador, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, All About My Mother, Volver, Lorenzo's Oil, Gas Food Lodging, O Brother Where Art Thou?, The Hudsucker Proxy, The Royal Tennenbaums, Under The Sand, Sitcom, Uzak, The Child, Code Unknown, Hidden, Lost In Translation, Nashville, A Wedding, Cookie's Fortune, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Lone Star, Limbo, Matewan, Passion Fish, Sunshine State, Paradise, Secrets and Lies, Topsy-Turvy, Vera Drake, Home Alone, American Beauty, Keane, Japanese Story, The Return, The Sixth Sense, The Village, Strictly Ballroom, Hannah and Her Sisters, Dogville, Howards End, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sling Blade, Music Box, Blue Sky, It Happened One Night, Thelma & Louise, A Streetcar Named Desire, Baby Doll, The Portrait of a Lady, The Man From London, Rosemary’s Baby, Titus, The Long Day Closes, The House of Mirth, Of Time and the City, The Age of Innocence, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’Amour
Favorite Music Tori Amos, The Beatles, Beck, Iris DeMent, The Louvin Brothers, June Tabor, Emmylou Harris, Richard Shindell, Dar Williams, Gillian Welch, Freakwater, Coope Boyes Simpson, Jimi Hendrix, Robyn Hitchcock, Stevie Wonder, Lou Reed, David Bowie, Antony & The Johnsons, The Doors, Nina Simone, Pixies, Joni Mitchell, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Loudon Wainwright, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Nick Cave, Wojciech Kilar, Sarah Vaughan, Billy Eckstine, Kate Bush, Bellowhead, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend, Hank Williams, The Carter Family, Ralph Stanley, Ella Fitzgerald, Neil Young, The Band, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Steely Dan, Kate Campbell, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Elton John, Natalie Merchant, Josh Ritter, Richard Thompson, Nic Jones, Martin Simpson, Jim Moray, Talking Heads
Favorite Books Candide, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Emma, A Tale of Two Cities, Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, David Copperfield, Hard Times, Our Mutual Friend, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Walden, North and South, Madame Bovary, The Mill On the Floss, Silas Marner, Crime And Punishment, The Moonstone, Far From the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Woodlanders, Jude the Obscure, The Portrait of a Lady, Washington Square, The Aspern Papers, What Maisie Knew, The Ambassadors, The Wings of the Dove, The Golden Bowl, Where Angels Fear To Tread, A Room With A View, Howards End, The House of Mirth, The Reef, The Custom of the Country, Ethan Frome, The Age of Innocence, Orlando, To The Lighthouse, To Kill a Mockingbird, As I Lay Dying, A Handful of Dust, Of Mice and Man, The Enchanted April, The Member of the Wedding, Invisible Man, Swamp Angel, A Clockwork Orange, Seize the Day, Herzog, Henderson the Rain King, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Franny and Zooey, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Angel, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant, Breathing Lessons, Back When We Were Grown Ups, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, Wild Swans, Under the Net, The Bell, The Nice and the Good, A Fairly Honourable Defeat, The Beggar Maid, The Moons of Jupiter, Runaway, An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans, Beloved, Jazz, Paradise, Vox, Various Miracles, Swann, The Stone Diaries, Larry’s Party, In The Skin Of A Lion, The English Patient, Anil’s Ghost, The Darkness of Wallis Simpson