The Cohen Case Files: Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)

Co-produced and written by Larry Cohen This review will contain spoilers for the first two films in the Maniac Cop series. What a letdown. The first Maniac Cop was hardly a great film, but it boasted an intriguing premise and a solid performance by genre favorite Tom Atkins. The series hit its high-water mark with […]

Twelve Days of Axe-mas / The Cohen Case Files: Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

Written and Produced by Larry Cohen Note: This review will contain spoilers concerning the first Maniac Cop. I urge you to watch the first film before reading this review. I am taking part in The Chicago Creepout’s Twelve Days of Axe-mas holiday viewing event. This is my day twelve. Admittedly, Maniac Cop 2, like the […]

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 […]