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Larry Cohen Discusses Q: THE WINGED SERPENT In New KING COHEN Clip

New clip from the career spanning documentary.


One of the best filmmaking docs we've seen in recent years is director Steve Mitchell's King Cohen, which takes an extensive look at the career of legendary low budget filmmaker Larry Cohen. You can read our review here.

The doc features an impressive array of talking heads, including Joe DanteMartin Scorsese, JJ Abrams, John Landis and Yaphett Kotto, but it's the presence of the charismatic Cohen that makes it a must see for fans of genre cinema and anyone contemplating a career in indie filmmaking.

We're still waiting for news of a UK release for King Cohen, but audiences in Los Angeles get to see it on the big screen July 20th.

A new clip, featuring Cohen, Dante and actor Michael Moriarty discussing the making of monster movie Q: The Winged Serpent, has been released. Check it out below.

The official synopsis reads:

Buckle up for KING COHEN, the true story of writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen. Told through compelling live interviews, stills and film/TV clips, the people who helped fulfill his vision, and industry icons such as Martin Scorsese, J.J. Abrams, John Landis, Michael Moriarty, Fred Williamson, Yaphet Kotto and many more, including Larry himself, bring one-of-a-kind insight into the work, process and legacy of a true American film auteur. Few can boast of a career as remarkable or prolific, spanning more than 50 years of entertaining audiences worldwide.