Matthew Monagle

Matthew is an Austin-based film critic. You can find his work as sites like Film School Rejects, The Playlist, SlashFilm, and the Austin Chronicle. He is also a member of the Austin Film Critics Association. Matt spends most of his free time doting on his dog and losing games of Slay the Spire.


Podcast: ‘Abigail’ Gets Uncertified

May 17th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

In this min-episode, Matt Monagle and Matt Donato discuss ‘Abigail,’ the action-comedy hybrid from horror collective Radio Silence.

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Podcast: Gem Seddon on ‘When a Stranger Calls Back

May 11th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

Gem Seddon joins the Certified Forgotten podcast to talk about Fred Walton’s ‘When a Stranger Calls Back,’ a sequel 14 years in the making.

Under the Bed

Podcast: Monagle v Donato on ‘Under the Bed’

April 26th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

In this episode of the Certified Forgotten podcast, Matt Donato and Matt Monagle discuss the 2012 horror film ‘Under the Bed.’

Black Circle 2018

Podcast: Sean Redlitz on ‘Black Circle’

April 12th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

Sean Redlitz joins the Certified Forgotten podcast for a conversation on Adrian Garcia Bogliano’s ‘Black Circle.’

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Podcast: Meagan Navarro on ‘The Seventh Curse’

February 24th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

Meagan Navarro joins the Certified Forgotten podcast to sing the praises of director Ngai Choi Lam’s ‘The Seventh Curse.’

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Podcast: B.J. Colangelo on ‘Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival’

February 9th, 2024 • Matthew Monagle

B.J. Colangelo returns to the Certified Forgotten podcast to talk about Darren Lynn Bousman’s ‘Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival.’

The Interior Podcast

Podcast Episode: Brad McHargue on ‘The Interior’

February 14th, 2023 • Matthew Monagle

Brad McHargue returns to discuss Trevor Juras’s ‘The Interior,’ a micro-budget horror film that combines A24 and ‘Office Space.’

Bit Movie

Podcast: Harmony Colangelo on ‘Bit’

July 11th, 2022 • Matthew Monagle

Harmony Colangelo joins the Certified Forgotten podcast to champion Brad Michael Elmore’s modern vampire classic, ‘Bit.’

Jacqueline Wright Eat Me

Episode 45: Jenn Adams on ‘Eat Me’

October 6th, 2021 • Matthew Monagle

Jenn Adams joins the Certified Forgotten podcast to discuss Jacqueline Wright’s ‘Eat Me,’ a challenging and cathartic rape-revenge film.

Bag Boy Lover Boy

Episode 44: Dede Crimmins on ‘Bag Boy Lover Boy’

September 20th, 2021 • Matthew Monagle

Horror critic Dede Crimmins joins the Certified Forgotten podcast to talk genre film festivals and Andres Torres’s ‘Bag Boy Lover Boy.’