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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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‘PG: Psycho Goreman’ delivers a bloody throwback blast that you can’t miss
6.8
24 hours ago

‘PG: Psycho Goreman’ delivers a bloody throwback blast that you can’t miss

One of the films I was most looking forward to at last year’s South by Southwest was Astron-6 alum Steven Kostanski’s PG: Psycho Goreman. As we’re all painfully aware, fate …
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Festival Fave ‘SATOR’ Evokes Dread with Haunting New Trailer
1 month ago

Festival Fave ‘SATOR’ Evokes Dread with Haunting New Trailer

By  •  News, Trailer

Do you remember real, in-person film festivals? You know, like in 2019—in the before times… Jordan Graham’s Sator was one of the standout films that I caught during that year’s …
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[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror
7.3
3 months ago

[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror

“The old ways die with her. We have no more moves left…”

In the tropical forests of Veracruz, Mexico, there is a place that blends natural beauty with unnatural and …
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[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’
7.3
5 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’

It’s Halloween night. Nurse and single mother Romina is finishing up her shift at the hospital and trying to get home to take her son trick-or-treating. Unbeknownst to her, Romina …
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[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery
6.8
5 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery

By  •  News, Reviews

A small secluded town in the mountains, populated by an odd cast of characters. A hotel surrounded by a deep forest. Generations’ worth of secrets hidden by the townsfolk. Visitations …
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5 new horror movies at Fantasia 2020 that we can’t wait to see
5 months ago

5 new horror movies at Fantasia 2020 that we can’t wait to see

By  •  Lists, News

We’re just a little over one week from the launch of this year’s edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival. Though the pandemic has moved this year’s festival online, the …
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Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release
6 months 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
9 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
9 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
10 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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