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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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Too Violent for Festivals? ‘Back Road’ Tests the Boundaries of Horror [Trailer]
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Too Violent for Festivals? ‘Back Road’ Tests the Boundaries of Horror [Trailer]

The horror business is full of verbose claims of new icons and hyperbolic depictions of shock and unease—but it’s very rare that a trailer is shared with us that seems
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‘Satanic Panic’ is a Gory and Hilarious Slice of Horror [Review]
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1 week ago

‘Satanic Panic’ is a Gory and Hilarious Slice of Horror [Review]

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There have been multiple films, books, documentaries, and more that dive into the cultural phenomenon known as Satanic Panic that swept across America for nearly 30 years. Some of those …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Come to Daddy’ is a Quirky and Violent Blend of Giggles and Gore [Review]
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2 weeks ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Come to Daddy’ is a Quirky and Violent Blend of Giggles and Gore [Review]

The first thing you are likely going to notice heading into Ant Timpson’s directorial debut is Elijah Wood in the leading role. He plays Norval, a hipster millennial who responds …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]
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2 weeks ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘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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Violence Comes Easy in Swedish Viking Horror ‘Draug’ [Review]
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3 weeks ago

Violence Comes Easy in Swedish Viking Horror ‘Draug’ [Review]

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If you’re an indie filmmaker, the last thing you want to do is create a film that would be challenging even under the largest of budgets. You certainly wouldn’t want …
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Popcorn Frights 2019: ‘Artik’ Leaves You Covered in Blood and Begging For More [Review]
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2 months ago

Popcorn Frights 2019: ‘Artik’ Leaves You Covered in Blood and Begging For More [Review]

Few concepts have grabbed my attention more in the last 12 months than Tom Botchii’s Artik. The debut trailer introduced us to a psychotic family, a troubled young boy, a …
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First Look at ‘Mary’ Reveals Gary Oldman on a Haunted Boat
2 months ago

First Look at ‘Mary’ Reveals Gary Oldman on a Haunted Boat

There have been some gnarly nautical nightmares over the past several years, but Michael Goi’s Mary boasts something that the others do not—Academy Award winner Gary Oldman.

Goi—who is mostly …
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Final Look at Comic Book-Obsessed Horror Film ‘Artik’ Drops Ahead of World Premiere [Trailer]
2 months ago

Final Look at Comic Book-Obsessed Horror Film ‘Artik’ Drops Ahead of World Premiere [Trailer]

Tom Botchii’s Artik is set to make its world premiere at the 2019 Popcorn Frights Film Festival on August 11th, but our pals at Dread Central are already showing off …
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The Midnight Society Returns in ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Revival Teaser
3 months ago

The Midnight Society Returns in ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Revival Teaser

As strange as it may seem, there was a time when Nickelodeon churned out some of the best genre programming on television. If you didn’t grow up in the 90s, …
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Seann William Scott Horror Movie ‘Bloodline’ is One Step Closer to Release
3 months ago

Seann William Scott Horror Movie ‘Bloodline’ is One Step Closer to Release

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You most likely remember Seann William Scott for his standout comedic performances in movies like American Pie, Goon, and Role Models–but Scott now finds himself entering the Horror arena for …
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