King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen Reviews

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July 20, 2018
Guerrilla filmmaking explained by the Che Guevara of exploitation cinema
July 19, 2018
There's nothing particularly inspired about Mitchell's treatment here - he's directed a lot of DVD extras, and this first feature feels like a plus-sized version of one - but there's considerable entertainment value in its subject.
July 19, 2018
Making a pretty strong case for his idiosyncratic vision and tenacity, it's likely to have moviegoers rushing to figure out where they can see obscurities like God Told Me To and Q...
June 27, 2018
If you love distinctive genre cinema, this is 105 minutes well spent in the company of talented people who love it just as much as you do.
December 14, 2017
A respectful chronological journey through his early life and many works, which if anything could use a little bit more of what Martin Scorsese describes as Cohen's "renegade spirit".
November 18, 2017
Larry loves the industry and yet ... gets little love in return. Steve Mitchell's King Cohen does a great deal to redress that imbalance.
November 9, 2017
...a dyed-in-the-wool cinema rebel who deserves a far more elevated place in the genre pantheon...
September 30, 2017
For anyone who loves Cohen's work and offbeat storytelling sensibilities, you'll undoubtedly enjoy what Mitchell has crafted with King Cohen, and even cinephiles in general should have a lot of fun with this one, too.
September 26, 2017
[Larry] Cohen was one of the unsung Princes of NYC Grime, live-shooting his movies in crowds in order to obtain a Hitchcockian sense of authenticity. His productions were often chaotic and unprepared, but that's what lent them such a vital spark.
September 5, 2017
King Cohen is a master class in documentary filmmaking.
August 29, 2017
Perhaps this willingness to respect cinema's past, even as Cohen himself slowly becomes part of it, is what gives this otherwise conventional - if consummately compiled - documentary its elegiac feel.
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