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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, […]

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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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[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 […]