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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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Protect Damien Leone at all costs. No one else is making movies like ‘Terrifier 2’
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2 months ago

Protect Damien Leone at all costs. No one else is making movies like ‘Terrifier 2’

The horror community at large has responded to Damien Leone’s Terrifier in ways that I’m not sure anyone could predict. Honestly, the overt adoration for Art the Clown and his …
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‘From’ is the best/grossest new series that everyone should be talking about
9 months ago

‘From’ is the best/grossest new series that everyone should be talking about

My wife and I were bummed when Yellowjackets wrapped up. The Showtime original kept us theorizing for weeks and when it all came to an end last month, we felt …
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‘X’: A24 and Ti West dropping a grimy new Horror movie is the best way to start 2022
11 months ago

‘X’: A24 and Ti West dropping a grimy new Horror movie is the best way to start 2022

It wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that Ti West’s run of indie horror titles and contributions between 2009 and 2013 are, in part, what inspired us to create this very …
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New trailer for Adam Stilwell’s ‘The Free Fall’ is full of blood, sex, and mystery
12 months ago

New trailer for Adam Stilwell’s ‘The Free Fall’ is full of blood, sex, and mystery

Longtime readers/listeners might remember Jacob Hopkins and I talking about the wild and experimental film, The Triangle, with Adam Stilwell when it was released back in 2016. We were even …
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‘The Medium’ is a terrific mashup of psychic lore and Lovecraftian nightmares [Game Review]
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1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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!!
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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