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Interview: Larry Cohen

Larry Cohen is without question one of the most influential filmmakers of our generation. His name is held in the highest regard much like other masters of horror like Dario Argento, John Carpenter, and the late (R.I.P.) George A. Romero. Much like Romero, he’s a maverick of independent cinema, and his tales of guerilla shooting have become legendary. Many of …

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Film Review: Troll (1986)

SYNOPSIS: A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives. REVIEW: The 1980’s positively erupted with a mini-monster craze: Gremlins, Ghoulies, Critters, the Gate, and of course, Troll. Looking at this movie with modern eyes causes one to reflect on …

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Film Review: Q The Winged Serpent (1982)

SYNOPSIS: A Meso-American deity terrorizes New York City. REVIEW: Best Michael Moriarty Line: “I stink and I just wanna cry…I just…no I haven’t cried since I was a little kid…I just wanna cry.” Written and Directed by Larry Cohen Starring: Michael Moriarty, David Carradine, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree Best line not spoken by Moriarty: “My God, with a wingspan like …

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Film Review: A Return to Salem’s Lot (1987)

SYNOPSIS: A man and his son vacation to the quiet vampire populated town of Salem’s Lot. REVIEW: Hollywood has been doing a far better job with its sequels in recent years by maintaining production levels, story continuity and recasting actors. Audiences are given a better movie experience and Hollywood is rewarded with higher grosses, but this wasn’t always the case. …

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