King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen (2017)

Often referred to as “the Cassavetes of exploitation,” filmmaker Larry Cohen was responsible for some of the most engaging and transgressive films of the 70's and 80's. Though arguably more famous as the creative force behind the It’s Alive franchise and the quirky cult film Q, his career began as a prolific television writer for dozens of 60's television productions. His work spans six decades of creative and often challenging material, which would make any attempt at a documentary on his legacy a daunting task.

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Rewind This! (2013)

A documentary revolving around the VHS culture of the 80s and early 90s that still looms large for many collectors today, Rewind This! traces the history of this magnetic tape medium, the impact that it had on the film and television industry, and discusses why so many people still hold it in such high regard. Full disclosure – I am around the same age as many of the subjects featured in this film, so I have my own set of fond memories for the VHS format. As a child/teenager, we approached renting VHS tapes in one of two ways.

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