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Larry Cohen
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Filmmaker
    (July 15, 1941-March 23, 2019)
    Directed 'Bone (1972),' 'Black Caesar (1973),' 'Hell Up in Harlem (1973),' 'It's Alive! (1973),' 'God Told Me To (1976),' 'It Lives Again (1978),' 'Full Moon High (1981),' 'Q (1982),' 'The Stuff (1985),' 'It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987),' 'A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)' and 'Wicked Stepmother (1989)'
    Wrote 'Scream, Baby, Scream (1969),' 'Maniac Cop (1990),' 'The Ex (1997),' 'Uncle Sam (1997),' 'Phone Booth (2002)' and 'Cellular (2004)'
    Wrote for the TV series 'The Invaders,' 'The Defenders,' 'The Fugitive' and 'Columbo'
    He made his name directing cheesy horror films and blaxploitation flicks.
    He featured killer babies, mind-controlling yogurt and a zombie dressed like Uncle Sam.
    He slapped his movies together on a low budget and they usually look like it.
    Alfred Hitchcock wanted to make a movie out of his 'Phone Booth' screenplay, but never got around to it.
    He managed to put style, intelligence and humor into very low-budget films.
    He has a huge following.
    'It's Alive!,' 'God Told Me To' and 'Q' are considered cult classics.
    He was one of the first directors to shoot horror scenes from the monster's point of view.
    Somehow, he managed to convince the great film composer Bernard Herrmann to write the score for 'It's Alive!'
    He influenced directors like Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and John Carpenter.
    'Phone Booth' was eventually made into a movie in 2002.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 38 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 7 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 61 Votes: 68.85% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 29 Votes: 48.28% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 29 Votes: 62.07% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 66 Votes: 62.12% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 113 Votes: 58.41% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 212 Votes: 60.38% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 63 Votes: 53.97% Annoying
 
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