From The Parallax Review Vaults: Air America (1990)

The following review originally was written for The Parallax Review, a film review site of which I was the co-founder and managing editor. I have decided to collect the writings I did for The Parallax Review and preserve them here. I will be posting a few of these older pieces every week. My review of […]

The Cohen Case Files: Maniac Cop (1988)

Written and Produced by Larry Cohen If you are attacked, fear for your safety, or witness a crime, who do you call? The answer, of course, is the police. Unless you’re a criminal engaged in illegal activity, any rational person would see a policeman as someone who will help, someone who is safe, and someone […]

The Cohen Case Files: Cellular (2004)

Story by Larry Cohen There’s a subtext to Cellular that is inadvertent and generally more interesting than the actual movie.  Even though the filmmakers weren’t trying to make a film that points out how quickly technology changes and becomes obsolete, the space of a few years has turned the film into just such a story. […]