Roger Corman: In Person

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Roger Corman is the Rome of post-war American cinema; all roads lead to him. Before inventing 70s American cinema, by giving 'the brats' their break (stand up Scorsese, Coppola, Bogdanovich), he reinvented the genres they worked within a decade earlier. Whether re-instating the psychology of terror within the horror genre, or lending grandeur to the once-moribund gangster film, he is American cinema's Year Zero. Welcome to his New World. Welcome, Mr Roger Corman. 'Part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival'.

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EIFF 2009 - Roger Corman

11 Jun 2009

The Hollywood legend Roger Corman is guest of honour at the 63rd EIFF, which is this year hosting a very welcome retrospective dedicated to the man they rightly call the king of the Bs. Given the 83-year-old auteur has written, directed and/or produced…

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