Larry Cohen - Quotes

There are 5 quotes by Larry Cohen at Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Larry Cohen from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

The ending is really the most important part of the movie. If the first hour and 20 minutes is terrific and the last ten minutes stinks, everybody walks out of the theatre and says: 'That was a lousy movie!' ---->>>

Most of my films have a lot of character development and exploration, whereas in most horror movies the characters are just cardboard. ---->>>

Movies, particularly the big hit movies, are all just special effects. But on television, the writers are in control of the shows, and they control the scripts. ---->>>

Are you eating it? Or is it eating you? ---->>>

All my films have some kind of statement about something - but I have to coat it with entertainment to make it palatable. Otherwise it becomes a polemic, and people don't want to see it. If you're trying to get a message out to people, you've got to entertain them at the same time. ---->>>


Larry Cohen profile (larry-cohen.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 07-15, 1941
Birthplace: Kingston, New York
Occupation: Director

Lawrence G. "Larry" Cohen (born July 15, 1941) is an American film producer, director, and screenwriter. He is best known as a B-Movie auteur of horror and science fiction films – often containing a police procedural element – during the 1970s and 1980s. He has since concentrated mainly on screenwriting including the Joel Schumacher thriller Phone Booth (2002), Cellular (2004) and Captivity (2007) (wikipedia)