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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 Sound of Violence’ produces sharp kills with absurd violence [SXSW Online 2021]
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8 months ago

‘The Sound of Violence’ produces sharp kills with absurd violence [SXSW Online 2021]

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On paper, The Sound of Violence is almost everything I’ve ever wanted in a horror film. As a musician and sound recordist, the concept of obsessing over the never-ending quest …
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‘Gaia’ is a masterfully shot creature feature full of fungus and frights [SXSW Online 2021]
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9 months ago

‘Gaia’ is a masterfully shot creature feature full of fungus and frights [SXSW Online 2021]

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I’m not a religious person, but I believe finding faith in Mother Nature is a solid concept. After all, as the debut trailer for Jaco Bouwer’s Gaia states in a tense and timely monologue: “she was here long before apes began dreaming of gods.” But what if you knew God was real? What if you knew where she lived? Would you live your life differently? For Barend and his son, Stefan, the answer is a resounding “yes.” 
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KKK revenge horror ‘Death Ranch’ gets a gory new trailer
9 months ago

KKK revenge horror ‘Death Ranch’ gets a gory new trailer

We’re big fans of writer/director Charlie Steeds around here. Recent offerings like The Barge People, Winterskin, and Vampire Virus have all proven that the Englishman is a serious talent and …
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‘Gaia’ trailer previews a wild new fantasy horror about Mother Nature
9 months ago

‘Gaia’ trailer previews a wild new fantasy horror about Mother Nature

Set to premiere at SXSW later this month, Jaco Bouwer’s Gaia is about a park ranger who discovers a man and his son living wild in an ancient forest, and (according …
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Naughty! ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’ slated for a 2022 remake
9 months ago

Naughty! ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’ slated for a 2022 remake

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Looks like a Silent Night Deadly Night remake is heading down the chimney in time for a 2022 release. Orwo Studios and Black Hanger Studios (Jeepers Creepers: Reborn) acquired the …
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Joe Lo Truglio makes his horror debut with ‘Outpost’ later this year
9 months ago

Joe Lo Truglio makes his horror debut with ‘Outpost’ later this year

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Comedy standout Joe Lo Truglio (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Reno 911!) is crossing over to the dark side as he makes his feature-length directorial debut later this year. Truglio recently shared a …
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‘Random Acts of Violence’ is an aggressive and exhilarating slasher adaptation
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10 months ago

‘Random Acts of Violence’ is an aggressive and exhilarating slasher adaptation

Writer/director Jay Baruchel may not have gained many new fans with his recent comments regarding the horror genre, but one thing is for certain: he practices what he preaches. Regardless …
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‘Phobias’ is basically Monsters Inc. for horror fans, and it looks fantastic
10 months ago

‘Phobias’ is basically Monsters Inc. for horror fans, and it looks fantastic

Remember how monsters would bottle fear as a source of renewable energy in the 2001 Disney/Pixar film, Monsters Inc.? Well, I’m not exactly sure how it all plays out, but …
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For better or worse, ‘Dreamcatcher’ is the first big slasher of 2021
10 months ago

For better or worse, ‘Dreamcatcher’ is the first big slasher of 2021

I’ll be honest: there’s a lot about the trailer for Dreamcatcher that isn’t doing it for me. But if I’m being even more honest, I’ll watch just about anything that appears to be …
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‘Death Trip’ trailer has cozy cottages and killer neighbors
10 months ago

‘Death Trip’ trailer has cozy cottages and killer neighbors

I’m a sucker for a good old-fashioned “cabin in the woods” flick, and it looks like Death Trip will be the latest release to scratch my itch. Serving as the feature …
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