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About Luke Rodriguez

Lifelong horror fan with a general background in audio engineering and technology. Owner and Co-Founder of Modernhorrors.com.
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‘The Medium’ is a terrific mashup of psychic lore and Lovecraftian nightmares [Game Review]
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2 months ago

‘The Medium’ is a terrific mashup of psychic lore and Lovecraftian nightmares [Game Review]

Polish game developer Bloober Team has been making indie horror hits for years now. Starting with the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear, the studio quickly made a name for itself. …
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Killer ‘GRIM REEFER’ Kickstarter launches for weed-infused horror/comedy comic
2 months ago

Killer ‘GRIM REEFER’ Kickstarter launches for weed-infused horror/comedy comic

By  •  Comics, News

Anytime someone can blend my love for horror, comedy, and cannabis into a single piece of entertainment, I’m probably going to support it. In the case of Thacher E. Cleveland’s …
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Curiosity kills in low-budget standout ‘Night at the Eagle Inn’ [Popcorn Frights 2021]
6.5
2 months ago

Curiosity kills in low-budget standout ‘Night at the Eagle Inn’ [Popcorn Frights 2021]

I’m not sure if hotel/motels have always been portrayed as breeding grounds for horrible shit or if Alfred Hitchcock kicked off the trend back in 1960. Regardless, films like Psycho, …
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2021 Popcorn Frights Film Festival is full of must-see horror flicks–both virtually and in-person!!
3 months ago

2021 Popcorn Frights Film Festival is full of must-see horror flicks–both virtually and in-person!!

By  •  News

After a tumultuous year that knocked us all on our asses, the fine folks at the Popcorn Frights Film Festival are getting back to business with a must-see lineup of …
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‘The Forever Purge’ trailer continues the endless pursuit of low-hanging fruit
5 months ago

‘The Forever Purge’ trailer continues the endless pursuit of low-hanging fruit

Short of the most recent offering, I’ve been a pretty big fan of The Purge films. The United States has a clear history of systemic injustice, and James DeMonaco’s franchise …
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‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]
5.8
6 months ago

‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]

By  •  Reviews

For a movie about lizard people and pizza shop conspiracies, there’s a surprising amount of truth that can be found in John Valley’s far-right spoof, Duncan. Named after the film’s would-be protagonist, …
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‘Vicious Fun’ is a shocking, surprising, and downright delightful horror-comedy standout [Panic Fest 2021]
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6 months ago

‘Vicious Fun’ is a shocking, surprising, and downright delightful horror-comedy standout [Panic Fest 2021]

Vicious Fun opens with a playful exchange between a filmmaker and a horror journalist. The filmmaker defends creative decisions he’s made in the past as being done in the spirit …
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‘GUTS’ is the latest project from short film phenom, Chris McInroy–and it needs your help
6 months ago

‘GUTS’ is the latest project from short film phenom, Chris McInroy–and it needs your help

By  •  News

After delivering one gory hit after another with festival favorites like Bad Guy #2, Death Metal, We Summoned a Demon, and One Time in the Woods (Scare Package), writer/director Chris …
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Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival
6 months ago

Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival

By  •  Lists, News

Another year, another Panics Fest.

The ever-expanding and always entertaining genre festival returns with more horror than your eyes can contain. Short films, feature films, panels, Q&As, and more will …
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Jakob’s Wife is a silly and heartfelt tale full of blood, guts, and unholy matrimony [SXSW Online 2021 Review]
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7 months ago

Jakob’s Wife is a silly and heartfelt tale full of blood, guts, and unholy matrimony [SXSW Online 2021 Review]

I’ve never been one for organized religion. Growing up in rural Tennessee provided me with multiple opportunities to discover that the Christian way of life simply isn’t for me. Before …
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