Interview with Larry Cohen and Steve Mitchell
Jon Cross talks with renowned genre filmmaker Larry Cohen (Black Caesar, It's Alive, Q, The Stuff, Maniac Cop) and the director of the documentary about him, King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen, Steve Mitchell (Writer of Chopping Mall).
They talk on-the-fly filmmaking, shooting in New York, motivations, being a villain in your own story, working with actors, Hollywood, Blaxploitation, lies, memories and madness.
It is two fascinating discussions about the career of a man who broke all the rules of filmmaking, perfected the high concept, elevated the B Movie/genre film, gave the small characters something to do and did it all with a sense of humour, determination and showmanship that is almost unrivaled.
Discover the world of Larry Cohen.