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[Podcast] King Cohen – Vidar the Vampire – Hover – Episode 25 – Gruesome Magazine

 This week, the Grue-Crew follow director Steve Mitchell into the filmography and live of Larry Cohen, head to Norway to interview a vampire named Vidar, and expose an ecological conspiracy in a near future gone mad. First up is the sci-fi feature Hover from director Matt Osterman featuring fascinating script from the film’s lead, Cleopatra Coleman. The […]

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[Podcast] Q: The Winged Serpent (1982) – Episode 124 – Decades of Horror 1980s

 “Who the hell is going to believe a ritual sacrificial murder in 1982?!” Sgt Powell (Richard Roundtree) asking the question on everyone’s mind. Yet – in a film with a flying lizard creature, cop drama and an interpersonal struggle of an ex-junkie – a ritual sacrifice is the bottom barrel in the list of […]

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“King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen” (Fantastic Fest, 2017): Maverick Genre Film Auteur’s Career Gets an Engrossing Look in Top-Notch Documentary

I first watched prolific writer and director Larry Cohen’s work as a child, long before I figured out who he was and how much I enjoyed his creative output. Writer/director Steve Mitchell reminded me of this with his incredible documentary King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen, while exposing me to sides and […]

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Like a Maniac . . . Cop: Catch a Double Feature of “Maniac Cop” 1 & 2 with Director Bill Lustig

What could be cooler than watching a double-feature of Maniac Cop (1988) and Maniac Cop 2 (1990) on the big screen? How about viewing them with the director William Lustig in person! If you find yourself in or around Columbus, Ohio on May 20, 2017, head on over to the Gateway Film Center to catch a Maniac Cop double-feature […]

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[Podcast] The Stuff – Episode 83 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“It’s smooth and creamy. It’s low calorie and delicious. And it kills. It’s The Stuff!” – the tagline for Larry Cohen’s cult classic from 1985, The Stuff, threatens in a heavy handed – but comically effective – manner. Following up his successful low budget horror films It’s Alive (1974) and Q (1982), Cohen once again […]