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About Jon Cohorn

Lifelong horror fan, former projectionist & video store clerk. Lover of good beer, bourbon, and horror flicks. Cheddar Goblin is my co-pilot. Show me something really scary.
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Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release
1 week ago

Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release

By  •  Featured, News

Longtime readers of the site (along with those who may have talked about movies with me over the last year) are likely already aware of my love for Jordan Graham’s …
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‘Tigers’ By the Tale: An Interview With Issa López
3 months ago

‘Tigers’ By the Tale: An Interview With Issa López

On the eve of the release of Tigers Are Not Afraid on Blu-ray and DVD in the United States, Modern Horrors had the opportunity to chat with director Issa López …
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Issa López’s Brilliant ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Arrives on Blu-ray / DVD This Week
3 months ago

Issa López’s Brilliant ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Arrives on Blu-ray / DVD This Week

By  •  Media, News

Tigers Are Not Afraid had walked a long road before reaching a wider audience in the United States, courtesy of Shudder. For those who haven’t subscribed to the streaming service …
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‘Koko-Di Koko-Da’ Debuts New Poster and Trailer, Then Postpones Release
4 months ago

‘Koko-Di Koko-Da’ Debuts New Poster and Trailer, Then Postpones Release

By  •  News, Trailer

Johannes Nyholm’s Koko-Di Koko-Da was among the most striking films I saw during last year’s Fantastic Fest. In my review of the film, I called it a “beautiful waking nightmare”—and …
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Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’
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6 months ago

Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’

See my interview with director Joe Begos here.

In the near future, society has crumbled. A new drug, known on the streets as Hype, has contributed to this decline and …
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Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos
6 months ago

Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos

Fans of modern independent horror should by now be well acquainted with the films of Joe Begos. Across four feature films, the director has carved out his own niche that …
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‘Color Out of Space’ Melts Minds with a Masterful Lovecraft Adaptation
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7 months ago

‘Color Out of Space’ Melts Minds with a Masterful Lovecraft Adaptation

By  •  Reviews

Most anyone familiar with the history of horror will have at least a passing knowledge of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. The writer passed away at an early age, but left behind …
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‘A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life’ Leaves a Trail of Bodies and Gallows Humor
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7 months ago

‘A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life’ Leaves a Trail of Bodies and Gallows Humor

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A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is bookended by brief platitudes from fictional motivational speaker Chuck Knoah. Writer and director Staten Cousins Roe sets the stage for his feature debut …
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Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
8 months ago

Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020

By  •  Lists, News

If you’ve read our wrap-up of my favorite horror movies from 2019, you’re aware that there were a number of top-tier films making the rounds on the festival circuit that …
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The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List
8 months ago

The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List

By  •  Featured, Lists

As 2019 winds down, it’s hard not to feel like we had a bumper year for good film, regardless of genre. As I started crystallizing my thoughts around which ones …
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