King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen Reviews

September 17, 2019
A bit of editing at the end would have made the documentary even better (some people start repeating themselves AND each other while lauding Larry), but all in all I had a lot of fun with this.
July 17, 2019
King Cohen leaves you wanting to do only two things: see more Larry Cohen films and get the jingle from The Stuff out of your head.
February 20, 2019
A hugely entertaining tribute to a true cinematic maverick... You will want to immediately revisit his entire oeuvre.
December 16, 2018
The documentary directed by Steve Mitchell comes from a place of absolute love for this filmmaker who paved the way for many artists who came after and he inspired a generation of filmmakers to produce greatness on the fly.
November 3, 2018
It gives me the chance to listen to Cohen and his collaborators talk about the movies, it helps to highlight what is so special about him as an artist, and it makes me want to go back and revisit every one of his movies.
October 16, 2018
King Cohen is an interesting and informative documentary of a man who should be better known in the mainstream: Larry Cohen.
August 27, 2018
Mitchell is respectful of Cohen, but both men see the humor in what they're talking about, which makes for a portrait that is intensely funny and fun, as well as enlightening.
August 27, 2018
highly entertaining
August 15, 2018
King Cohen is the love letter and thorough career retrospective it needs to be.
August 6, 2018
All in all, King Cohen is one of the best documentaries about Hollywood to come down the pike in a very long time.
August 6, 2018
... King Cohen endeavors to remove the stigma of indulging in a Cohen classic, and largely succeeds.
August 6, 2018
King Cohen is here to spread the gospel, or maybe more appropriately, it's here to violently shake contemporary genre fandom at its shoulders and scream his name into legend.
August 4, 2018
Larry Cohen is lauded throughout this film, as well he should be. "King Cohen" is a labor of love by a filmmaker and interviewees who "get" what he was about. So will you after seeing this great documentary about the greatest of b-movie makers.
August 2, 2018
If you don't know the man, you should, and this is a lively, informative introduction.
July 30, 2018
This documentary is a treasure trove for cinema lovers.
July 28, 2018
The subject is fascinating enough to make up for the rather bland, but definitely affectionate, presentation...a fine tribute a moviemaker who definitely did it his way.
July 26, 2018
Whether you're a long time Larry Cohen fan or never even heard of him before, King Cohen is a joyous watch.
July 26, 2018
Not a breathtakingly detailed examination of a life, but an engaging ride of career achievements and professional tenacity.
July 24, 2018
The anecdotes from Cohen's early years in TV... are like a blueprint for how a clever artist can get a lot from a little.
July 24, 2018
This briskly entertaining documentary about low-budget filmmaker Larry Cohen gives the writer plenty of time to tell his own story of making smart movies on the cheap.