The Cohen Case Files: Invasion of Privacy (1996)

Screenplay by Larry Cohen While watching Invasion of Privacy, I had a striking realization that in retrospect, is so obvious, I feel like an idiot for not noticing it sooner: Despite his running obsessions with religion and corporate/government abuse of power, the main theme that threads through Larry Cohen’s work—both as a writer/director and screenwriter […]

The Cohen Case Files: Misbegotten (1998)

Written by Larry Cohen The world of Cohen as a screenwriter-for-hire is a treacherous place to enter. Full of under-funded, poorly directed crap, it takes a hearty soul to enter such a place and report back if there is anything worth salvaging. I made it through Misbegotten, but just barely. The experience nearly destroyed me, […]