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pngEmmanuel Noisette (or “E-Man” ) has been writing movie reviews since 2012. He’s lived in and around Chicago his entire life. He’s happily married to his wife and has 2 awesome daughters.  Emmanuel is the author and creator of He currently writes for other websites such as, Geeks World Wide ( and He seeks to be somewhat of an unconventional film critic. His unique style takes on the approach of making his reviews brief, concise, and spoiler-free. His mission is to help average moviegoers spend or save both their time and money with any given movie.


Don Shanahan is the creator/founder/blogger of Every Movie Has a Lesson. Don is a middle school teacher who is a regular credentialed member of the Chicago press pool of film critics.  With his background in education, Don writes with the goal of teaching life lessons, from the serious to the farcical, found within every film. On the Feelin’ Film Podcast, he contributes “What We Learned This Week,” a weekly blog putting life lessons to current releases and movie trends and occasionally guests on podcasts.  He is one of the founders of the CIC and also a member of the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS).

Don’s movie reviews are also published in the Southland Voice community newspaper and on the social platform Medium for the MovieTime Guru page of AMI Publications.  Outside of reviews on his website, Don also presents his own voice and unique take on movie trends, film commentary, and more through website and social media features, columns, and editorials ranging from film discussions, awards talk, “best of” lists, and seasonal previews.

EEl’Ahrai Stanek is one of the voices on the Neon Movie Bunker. Grown in a lab, he grew up on a steady diet of creature features, slashers, kung fu movies and PBS documentaries. He began his fascination with radio broadcast in high school, followed that path to co-hosting the “Seventies Soul Jam” on WDCB 90.9 and then moved onto working within public education. During that time he helped instruct hundreds of high school students in media production and co-founded Neon Movie Bunker with carbon-based bi-ped John Robinson. He currently resides in the bunker in an undisclosed location in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.