The Schlock Pit

From the Files of Schlock & Awe…


Larry Cohen

Bit Parts & Social Comment: A Look Back at Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)

Matty revisits William Lustig and Joel Soisson's much-maligned Maniac Cop 3, an unheralded gem of a sequel that's part B-movie thrills and part social commentary. To me, nothing says 'creep' like a well-placed tongue waggle. I'm not entirely sure why, but from Freddy... Continue Reading →

Special Effects (1984)

“Murder, madness, suicide. That’s what stars are made of today. It’s the glorification of the nobody”. Larry Cohen and social commentary are as inseparable as yin and yang, and while the prolific New Yorker peppered the majority of his films... Continue Reading →

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