Author Archives: Justin Hamelin

About Justin Hamelin

I am a freelance writer, mostly of horror and everything macabre. As a die hard fan of the genre with a particularly deep affinity for Women In Horror, I write film reviews, short stories, screenplays and conduct as many interviews as I can with the fantastic people who make the horror genre my absolute favorite!

Home Is Where The Hurt Is: Michaud’s DYS- is near!

Maude Michaud is a shining example of independent horror done right.  Aesthetically pleasing short films that hit on all levels- flawless execution, fantastic scripts, white knuckle suspense and just the right amount of the red stuff.  Ms. Michaud has made quite … Continue reading

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‘They Will Outlive Us All’: A Mangled Matters Review.

2013 Directed By: Patrick Shearer Written By: Jessi Gotta 73 minutes   If you are any part of the independent horror scene, you most definitely must know the name Jessi Gotta.  First, it was the awesomely hairy splatter-fest THE BIG BAD … Continue reading

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Tamara Glynn: from fan to victim of Michael Myers

Tamara Glynn has lived the ultimate horror fan’s dream.  From watching an icon of terror on the big screen to being hacked to pieces by the same monster, Tamara is a beloved fixture in the HALLOWEEN universe.  And make no … Continue reading

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The Macabre And The Beautiful: A Mangled Matters Interview With Teresa Magaña

  Teresa Magaña is the proud owner of VIDA Y ALMA, a one-woman business that promotes creativity through art workshops and numerous art exhibits while also paying respect to the deep rooted traditions millions of people from around the world … Continue reading

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A Karen Lam Double Feature: ‘The Meeting’ and ‘Stalled’ Reviewed!

What do your weekends usually consist of? Odds are, they aren’t nearly as productive or bloody as Karen Lam’s. During the course of one weekend, Lam managed to put together two of the most entertaining shorts of the year thus … Continue reading

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