Check out the latest episodes of the Certified Forgotten Podcast!

Every episode, co-hosts Matt Donato and Matt Monagle are joined by a special guest who presents and champions a horror film with 10 or fewer Rotten Tomatoes critic reviews.

Uterus Horror with Molly Henery


The Last Horror Film

In ‘The Last Horror Film,’ Sleaze Meets the Meta-Slasher

November 28th, 2022 • Ciara Moloney

David Winters combined exploitation with genre deconstruction in the Troma Entertainment feature ‘The Last Horror Film.’

Richard Gere The Mothman Prophecies

‘The Mothman Prophecies’ Offers Cosmic, Cryptid Horrors

November 22nd, 2022 • Adrian Manuel

Adrian Manuel connects the dots between Mark Pellington’s ‘The Mothman Prophecies’ and David Prior’s ‘The Empty Man.’

Emily Hagins Pathogen

‘Pathogen,’ Zombies, and the Preteen Gaze

November 18th, 2022 • Xanthe Pajarillo

Xanthe Pajarillo finds a lot more than novelty in ‘Pathogen,’ the 2006 zombie film from 12-year-old filmmaker Emily Hagins.

Don't Go in the Woods

In ‘Don’t Go in the Woods,’ Slasher Meets Musical

November 16th, 2022 • Sezín Koehler

Sezin Koehler celebrates ‘Don’t Go in the Woods,’ Vincent D’Onofrio’s biting slasher-musical about the dark allure of fame.

The Feast

Battlefields and Broken Covenants in ‘The Feast’

November 8th, 2022 • Anna McKibbin

Anna McKibbin explores the religious and linguistic significance of ‘The Feast,’ Lee Haven Jones’s Welsh-language horror film.


Finding Empathy in the Madness of ‘Kotoko’

November 4th, 2022 • Guillermo De Querol

Guillermo De Querol finds empathy within the madness of Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto’s cult horror classic ‘Kotoko.’

The Novice

Legs, Body, Arms: The Body Horror of ‘The Novice’

November 3rd, 2022 • Jenn Adams

Jenn Adams highlights the mental and body horrors of Lauren Hadaway’s ‘The Novice’ and shares her own struggles with intrusive thoughts.

Mad God

An Official Ranking of the ‘Mad God’ Kissers

October 28th, 2022 • Meg Shields

If you watched Phil Tippett’s ‘Mad God’ and wondered how well each creature could kiss, well, you’re certainly not alone.

The Witch Anya Taylor-Joy

Good for Her: Unleashing the Sexually Transgressive Woman

October 26th, 2022 • Claire C. Holland

Claire C. Holland compares how films like ‘The Witch’ and ‘Promising Young Woman’ fit into the Good For Her Cinematic Universe.

Terrifier 2 Art the Clown

The ‘Terrifier’ Films Mark a Return to Unsafe Horror

October 7th, 2022 • Julieann Stipidis

Julieann Stipidis kicks off Halloweiner month at Certified Forgotten with an ode to unsafe horror like ‘Terrifier’ and ‘Terrifier 2.’

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