A Chat With Roger Corman: 60 Years of Filmmaking and Still Going Strong

by Peter D. Marshall

by Xaque Gruber.

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At the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, I had the pleasure of catching his innovative video game inspired action-adventure Virtually Heroes, his first ever (!) entry there, proving that the same man who brought audiences such classics as Vincent Price in The Pit and The Pendulum, and The House of Usher, hasn’t lost his edge. In fact, Corman’s pop culture footprint has loomed increasingly larger the past few years thanks to the popularity of his monster films on the SyFy Network (Piranhaconda, etc) and a recent honorary Academy Award, thank you very much.

Not to mention that a pantheon of film luminaries helped establish themselves by working in Corman productions early in their careers – a partial list includes Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Peter Bogdanovich, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, John Sayles, Dennis Hopper, William Shatner, Peter Fonda, Sally Kirkland, and Jack Nicholson.

Read the rest of this article from Huffington Post.

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