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Larry Cohen: The Stuff of Gods and Monsters

Larry Cohen The Stuff of Gods and Monsters Larry Cohen The Stuff of Gods and Monsters traces the extraordinary career of the legendary writer producer director responsible for such cult and classic films as Black Caesar It s Alive God Told M

  • Title: Larry Cohen: The Stuff of Gods and Monsters
  • Author: Michael Doyle Laurene Landon
  • ISBN: 9781593938505
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Paperback
  • Larry Cohen The Stuff of Gods and Monsters traces the extraordinary career of the legendary writer producer director responsible for such cult and classic films as Black Caesar, It s Alive, God Told Me To, The Private Files of J Edgar Hoover, Q The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, Maniac Cop, and Phone Booth Creator of some of the most diverse and thematically rich genre fiLarry Cohen The Stuff of Gods and Monsters traces the extraordinary career of the legendary writer producer director responsible for such cult and classic films as Black Caesar, It s Alive, God Told Me To, The Private Files of J Edgar Hoover, Q The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, Maniac Cop, and Phone Booth Creator of some of the most diverse and thematically rich genre films that have been made in American independent cinema, Cohen s oeuvre has embraced horror, science fiction, thrillers, Westerns, comedies, the biographical film, and blaxploitation gangster movies At turns provocative, disturbing, and humorous, his distinctly personal works in film, television, and theater are distinguished by their ferocious intelligence, biting satire, and powerful emotionalism.Over the course of 28 chapters, this in depth career length interview is an entertaining, enlightening, and gripping account of the singular career of a true American original For those of us who love the works of Larry Cohen, this is the most revealing and informative material ever published about him And if by some chance you don t know about Larry s remarkable career, take this opportunity to learn how one maverick writer director producer has been able to survive and flourish in the ever changing madhouse of show biz Joe Dante, director of The Howling, Gremlins and The Burbs.

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    1. Michael Doyle's 'The Stuff of Gods and Monsters' is an excellent, illuminating career-length interview with writer/producer/director Larry Cohen. It's a long and engrossing read, with Cohen recalling his early formative years in television and his determination to strike out on his own as an independently-minded film-maker. And that's what he did in a series of remarkable movies from the 1970s onwards. Cohen made punchy Blaxploitation movies ('Black Caesar', 'Hell Up In Harlem') and the politica [...]

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