King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen
Directed by Steve Mitchell
Buckle up for KING COHEN, the true story of writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen (Black Caesar, It’s Alive, Q: The Winged Serpent, The Stuff). Told through compelling live interviews, stills and film/TV clips, the people who helped fulfill his vision, and industry icons such as Martin Scorsese, J.J. Abrams, John Landis, Michael Moriarty, Fred Williamson, Joe Dante, Yaphet Kotto and many more, including Larry himself, bring one-of-a-kind insight into the work, process and legacy of a true American film auteur. Few can boast of a career as remarkable or prolific, spanning more than 50 years of entertaining audiences worldwide.
The true story of writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen.
Cast: J.J. Abrams, Larry Cohen, Rick Baker, Joe Dante, Martin Scorsese
Probably doesn’t belong on shudder because a lot of his stuff wasn’t horror. But a great documentary looking at a true original. An awesome look at independent film making at its most creative and daring.
RIP to one of the greats. Great documentary.
Great documentary, i enjoyed watching the legendary actors from the blaxploitation era and actress Traci Lords👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿
Check it out, then go to the archive for Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast and listen to the Larry episode.