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.

Matthew Monagle Certified Forgotten

Episode 29: The Matthew Monagle Horror-igin Story

November 25th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Last week, we presented our listeners with a unique proposition: what if we turned the…

Matt Donato Certified Forgotten

Episode 28: The Matt Donato Horror-igin Story

November 11th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Last month, one of our listeners asked us a very good question: when are you…

The Devil Lives Here

Episode 27: Tyler MacIntyre on ‘The Devil Lives Here’

October 28th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

It isn’t often that a low-budget horror film tackles the concept of parallel historical timelines.…

Shock Em Dead Certified Forgotten

Episode 26: Breanna Whipple Rocks Out With ‘Shock ‘Em Dead’

October 14th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Every self-respecting geek knows that something special happens when separate fandoms intersect. Like vinyl collecting…

Webcast Paul McGhie

Episode 25: Mary Beth McAndrews Logs Onto ‘Webcast’

September 30th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

In the years since The Blair Witch Project, the found footage horror film has gone…

Cast a Deadly Spell Fred Ward Julianne Moore

Episode 24: Jerry Smith Will ‘Cast a Deadly Spell’

September 16th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Turn back the clock, my child, to a time when new movies released on premium…

Dead Mary Steven McCarthy

Episode 23: Zena Dixon Summons ‘Dead Mary’

September 2nd, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Behold, the untapped potential of the 2000s direct-to-video market. Like the current landscape of streaming…

Teenage Cocktail Nichole Bloom Fabianne Therese

Episode 22: BJ Colangelo Stirs Up a ‘Teenage Cocktail’

August 19th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Here at Certified Forgotten, we’ve been known to cast a pretty wide net when it…


Episode 21: Joe Lipsett Names ‘The Nameless’

August 5th, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

It has been over ten years since Jaume Balagueró‘s Rec reinvigorated the found footage genre.…

Scream Dimension Films

Certified SEO: How to Create Killer Content

August 2nd, 2020 • Matthew Monagle

Who are you writing for? For most writers, the answer is dictated by the type…