Jay Cocks

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Jay Cocks
Born John C. Cocks, Jr.
(1944-01-12) January 12, 1944 (age 70)
Spouse(s) Verna Bloom (?-?)

Jay Cocks (born John C. Cocks, Jr.; January 12, 1944) is an American film critic and motion picture screenwriter.[1]

He is a graduate of Kenyon College.[1] He was a critic for Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone, among other magazines, before shifting to screenplay writing.[1]

As a screenwriter, he worked on Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence[2] and Gangs of New York[3] — a screenplay he started working on in 1976 — as well as Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days.[4] Cocks performed an uncredited rewrite of James Cameron's screenplay for Titanic.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Some Notable Alumni
  2. ^ Vincent Canby (1993-09-17). "Review/Film: The Age of Innocence; Grand Passions and Good Manners". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 
  3. ^ A. O. Scott (2002-12-20). "Movie Review - Gangs of New York - FILM REVIEW; To Feel A City Seethe". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 
  4. ^ "Jay Cocks - Filmography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. 2007-01-18. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 

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