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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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‘Phobias’ is basically Monsters Inc. for horror fans, and it looks fantastic
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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‘Wrong Turn’ 2020 hits physical and digital platforms later this month
1 year ago

‘Wrong Turn’ 2020 hits physical and digital platforms later this month

Were you unable to attend the one-night only theatrical premiere of Mike Nelson’s reimagining of Wrong Turn? No problem! The new film, which is written by original Wrong Turn scribe …
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First look: Charlie’s Farm and BOAR director returns with ‘The Possessed’ starring John Jarratt
2 years ago

First look: Charlie’s Farm and BOAR director returns with ‘The Possessed’ starring John Jarratt

Chris Sun has been making gnarly Australian horror movies for the past decade. Indie hits like Daddy’s Little Girl, Charlie’s Farm, and BOAR have all gained praise here at MH and among …
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‘In the Earth’ presents gruesome and intelligent folk horror for the post-pandemic age
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2 years ago

‘In the Earth’ presents gruesome and intelligent folk horror for the post-pandemic age

Before the world premiere of In the Earth at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, writer/director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) briefly addressed the virtual audience to share some background. While …
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NSFW ‘Playdurizm’ trailer is full of blood, neon lights, and weird sex stuff
2 years ago

NSFW ‘Playdurizm’ trailer is full of blood, neon lights, and weird sex stuff

Artsploitation is known for releasing edgy and controversial films in the United States, and it looks like their latest acquisition will be no different. The debut trailer for Playdurizm is full …
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Staff picks: The best horror movies of 2020
2 years ago

Staff picks: The best horror movies of 2020

By  •  Lists, News

In previous years, the Modern Horrors staff has come together to vote on consensus Year End Awards. But 2020 was hard, and we didn’t do that this time. Instead, we’re …
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‘Servant’ returns with higher stakes and increased intensity in season 2
2 years ago

‘Servant’ returns with higher stakes and increased intensity in season 2

I was a big fan of Servant when it initially hit Apple TV+. The first season was mysterious and interesting, sure, but it was also an exercise in viewer patience. …
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‘Hunted’ claims to be a brutal and modern take on Little Red Riding Hood
2 years ago

‘Hunted’ claims to be a brutal and modern take on Little Red Riding Hood

Oz Perkins isn’t the only filmmaker out here trying to convert children’s tales into horror movies. With his latest release,  Vincent Paronnaud (Persepolis) looks to adapt the well known story …
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