Alexandra is a film critic, editor and consultant who has written five books on cult, horror, and exploitation film including Rap-Revenge Films: A Critical Study, Found Footage Horror Films: Fear and the Appearance of Reality and books on Suspiria, Ms. 45 and The Hitcher.
In 2019 she is releasing two new books, 1000 Women in Horror from Bear Manor Media, and Eyes Without Faces: marks and Horror Cinema from the University of Wales Press. She has recently co-edited books on Elaine May, the collaborative film work of Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani, and the catalogue for ACMI's Wonderland exhibition. In 2018 she presided over the horror jury at Fantastic Fest in Texas, the biggest genre film festival in North America.
Alexandra is also a freelance writer and has recently featured in publications including Senses of Cinema, Flicks, Endcrawl, Vulture and New York Magazine, and is a regular contributor of commentaries and liner notes to home entertainment releases from international companies including Arrow Video and Eureka.