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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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French horror buffs rejoice! ‘Anonymous Animals’ trailer has arrived
2 weeks ago

French horror buffs rejoice! ‘Anonymous Animals’ trailer has arrived

The debut trailer for Anonymous Animals raises far more questions than it answers, but it’s hard to argue with gorgeous cinematography and maniacs running around in animal masks tearing shit …
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‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020
8.3
2 weeks ago

‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020

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You wouldn’t expect one of the strongest horror offerings at a world renowned film festival to come from a couple of dudes known for TV romcoms and family films—but here …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]
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4 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]

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Ryan Spindell has been cranking out quality short films for years. So when I learned that he, along with a few frequent collaborators, would finally be premiering a new horror …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’
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4 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’

I’ve seen dozens of “haunted house” movies–maybe hundreds. You probably have as well. But with The Dark and The Wicked, Bryan Bertino (The Strangers, The Monster) offers up what is …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year
7.5
1 month ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year

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I’m the kind of guy that appreciates a good storyteller—someone that understands how to work a room and how to extend the boundaries of the truth just enough for the …
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A couple of elderly Satanists perform a reverse exorcism in ‘Anything for Jackson’
1 month ago

A couple of elderly Satanists perform a reverse exorcism in ‘Anything for Jackson’

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Having a child has granted me a newfound understanding/appreciation of parents in Horror movies. Whether it’s Louis Creed burying his son in a cursed, ancient burial ground, or Lee Abbott …
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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 191: Reunited and It Feels So Good
2 months ago

The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 191: Reunited and It Feels So Good

News feed: Possessor, Random Acts of Violence, Slaxx, The Rental, The Oak Room, and a Neill Blomkamp horror movie?

Chopping Block: Relic

Game: Two Guys, One Cup

Cronenberg returns with ‘Possessor’, and it looks like things get… wet
2 months ago

Cronenberg returns with ‘Possessor’, and it looks like things get… wet

Brandon Cronenberg, son of body horror legend David Cronenberg, exploded onto the scene in 2012 with his debut feature film, Antiviral. But regardless of being well received by critics and …
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‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date
2 months ago

‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date

I reviewed Uncle Peckerhead at the 2020 Panic Fest earlier this year, and boy was I impressed. In that review, I praised its hyperviolent deaths, hilarious script, and pitch-perfect cast …
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New horror/thriller ‘Spree’ stars Joe Keery as a homicidal rideshare driver
2 months ago

New horror/thriller ‘Spree’ stars Joe Keery as a homicidal rideshare driver

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Who doesn’t love Joe Keery? When he isn’t too busy saving the world in Stranger Things, he’s releasing killer psych rock albums under the Djo alter ego (check it out) …
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