Emmanuel Noisette

Emmanuel Noisette
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Emmanuel "E-Man" Noisette is a Chicago based film critic and director of the Chicago Independent Film Critic Circle (CIFCC). Along with that, he is also a member of the African American Film Critics Association. He currently writes for The Movie Blog and produces video reviews on his YouTube Channel "E-Man's Movie Reviews". Emmanuel seeks to be somewhat of an unconventional film critic. His unique style takes on the approach of making his reviews spoiler-free, and honest, and unapologetically authentic from his perspective and experience. Twitter/Facebook @EmansReviews

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
7/10 60% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) An exceptional sequel that brings fans along Wonder Woman's journey. Despite some flaws in the cheesy execution of some themes, it's still bears out to be superhero movie that's just fine. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2020
7/10 100% His House (2020) His House takes a haunted house story and turns into a wakeup call about the more horrific situations refugees encounter. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2020
7/10 49% The Witches (2020) Anne Hathaway is the main draw in this beat for beat remake. It's oddly disturbing for young kids but still entertaining. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2020
8/10 70% Tenet (2020) Tenet is an amazingly ambitious and heart-pounding action thriller that misses the mark by being too smart for its own good. It's still a fun ride worth the watch in theaters. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
6.5/10 63% It Chapter Two (2019) It Chapter Two fell victim to wearisome horror schemes that reduced this movie to being just another horror flick. End of the day, I think It Chapter Two was just fine as a typical horror movie that will come and go without any real lasting staying power. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
6.5/10 26% Gemini Man (2019) Gemini Man is an action-packed and forgettable film, that allows Will Smith's talents to go to waste. The crazy thing about this movie is that I suspect it would've been so much better had it released on Netflix or some other streaming platform. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 95% The Irishman (2019) Despite mediocre visual de-aging effects, and unnecessarily long run time, The Irishman is an impeccable tale of life, regrets, betrayal and friendship. I'd hardly call this a masterpiece for Scorsese but this felt like a film he could do in his sleep. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7.5/10 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Uncut Gems is driven by a solid performance by Adam Sandler in an enthralling story of gambling addiction. Above anything else, you're watching this to see Adam Sandler shine, and the chaotic drama will only keep you tuned in until the very end. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
8/10 89% 1917 (2020) It's safe to say that 1917 is a phenomenal technical display of a captivating war-time drama. It's visually enthralling, and the film is sure to keep you engaged all the way through. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Bad Boys For Life may have shown up late to the party, buy it still managed to be both funny and entertaining. It strives to deliver the complete package with some intense action, emotional drama, and hysterical laughs. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
8/10 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Sonic the Hedgehog is a fun and entertaining ride for all to enjoy. It found a way to make itself open to both lovers of the video game franchise and newcomers. The humans were unnecessary, save for Jim Carrey, but a sequel will hopefully improve that. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
8/10 91% The Invisible Man (2020) The Invisible Man is a fresh, modern take on a classic horror film that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. You'll probably enjoy how this film feels more like an experience given the collective paranoia that is offered. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 29% Bloodshot (2020) Bloodshot is a pretty true to form adaption from the Valiant comic book story, save for the apparent Hollywood ego preventing the actual character from be fully depicted. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 91% Uncorked (2020) Uncorked is a surprisingly delightful and original film that explores the niche topic of winery expertise, and still finds a way to tell a heartfelt story of family and dreams. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 67% Extraction (2020) Extraction brings a ton of a well organized action scenes that will certainly keep audiences entertained from beginning to end. It has the ruthlessness of a Rambo film mixed with the exciting stunts of a John Wick movie. Unfortunately, that's about all... - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
6.5/10 57% All Day and a Night (2020) Perfectly captures the quintessential problematic nature of the systemic oppression that African Americans endure within the school to prison pipeline. With amazing performances from the cast, this film feels both authentic and heavy-hearted... - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
6.5/10 70% The High Note (2020) The High Note was a satisfying dramedy that will be greatly appreciated by music lovers above all else. If you're a fan of Tracee Ellis Ross or just the inner workings of the music industry, then this film will be right up your alley. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
8/10 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) Da 5 Bloods is a stirring wake up call given current events while also being a poignant history lesson for anyone unaware of the complicated relationship between being black in America and American patriotism. Delroy Lindo deserves an Oscar nomination. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
7/10 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) If you happen to enjoy the animated Harley Quinn series on the DC Universe streaming platform, then this movie will be right up your alley. And even though this may not be saying much, this was better than Suicide Squad too. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
6/10 51% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is an emotionally charged, visually stunning, and action packed close to the epic story that still manages to disappoint. It pandered to fans at the expense of telling a compelling story. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
7/10 72% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Jumanji: The Next Level was a laugh out loud experience that is more of a comedic showcase than it was an adventure. It delivered more laughs at the expense of having a more compelling adventure. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
8/10 83% Queen & Slim (2019) Queen & Slim is a humanizing love story that explores an honest and uncompromising portrayal of the fears and journey of a black experience in America. It takes a specific fear within the black community and expounds that fear to a pragmatic conclusion. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
8.5/10 68% Joker (2019) Joker is a captivating and insanely brilliant presentation of the classic comic book villain thanks to the award worthy performance by Joaquin Phoenix. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
6/10 83% Ad Astra (2019) Despite an Academy Award caliber performance by Brad Pitt, Ad Astra soars as a psychology case study more than the heartfelt, sci-fi drama it wants to be. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
5/10 26% Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Rambo: Last Blood is a sad departure from the character of Rambo although it tries very hard to recapture the allure of the past. As a very long time Rambo fan, I was disappointed. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
7/10 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Hobbs and Shaw is the standard definition of a popcorn flick with loads of action, a couple of laughs, and no thinking required. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2019
7/10 84% Crawl (2019) When you combine a natural disaster, scary predators, confined spaces, all through a personal human lens, you have a solid film on your hands. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2019
6/10 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is a huge serving of fan service for the purists of movie buffs and only the most hardcore of Tarantino fans. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
6/10 22% Men in Black International (2019) Men In Black: International is a generic, unimaginative, cookie-cutter MIB film that will probably be forgotten without the help of any neuralyzers. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
8/10 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Annabelle Comes Home is a scary fun time with a doll you'd never want to play with. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
8/10 52% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King is a visually captivating film that looks like a National Geographic show narrated by Disney. It could never beat the original, but that's okay. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
5.5/10 55% Ma (2019) Ma is an excellent showcase of Octavia Spencer's talent, but the crazy train can only take you so far. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
8.5/10 91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Spider-Man: Far From Home is the perfect palate cleanser for the bittersweet ending of Endgame, and yet still manages to be one of the better Spider-Man movies to date. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2019
6/10 22% Dark Phoenix (2019) X-Men: Dark Phoenix is a lackluster, emotionally empty, and rushed ending to a cherished franchise that deserved so much better. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
6/10 43% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a monster movie that feels like a restaurant that gets your order wrong. Thanks for more monsters but I requested to hold the unnecessary human drama. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
8.5/10 89% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) John Wick 3 is a buffet of action that only leaves you wanting more, and would definitely make PETA proud. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 57% Aladdin (2019) Aladdin is a family fun film that has just enough magic to entertain fans of the original, despite a few flaws. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
9/10 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avengers Endgame is a bittersweet love letter to Marvel fans that ushers in a satisfying amount of closure. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2019
5/10 18% Hellboy (2019) Hellboy is a mixed bag of blood, guts, corny jokes, and a discombobulated story that begs for the return of Guillermo Del Toro. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
5.5/10 58% Pet Sematary (2019) Pet Sematary was scarily disappointing, and doesn't come close to living up to the level of horror for a Stephen King adaptation. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2019
8/10 90% Shazam! (2019) By letting this movie stay true to the nature of the character, Shazam! is free to have a unique voice of its own. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
7.5/10 93% Us (2019) A freshly unique homage to classic horror films with a splash of social commentary. Sadly, the expectations for "Us" will be "tethered down" by the success of "Get Out". - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
6.5/10 57% The Hummingbird Project (2019) The Hummingbird Project is an alluring and smart film, especially for IT and financially savvy professionals. It's still an overly techy movie that isolates its audience with the subject matter. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2019
7.5/10 79% Captain Marvel (2019) The closest thing to an agenda this movie may take on is simply having more female representation, while not compromising the comic book story of Captain Marvel in the process. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
8/10 80% Marshall (2017) If you think you're going in to see a movie about the life and times of Thurgood Marshall, then you're sadly mistaken. Now, if you don't mind watching an entertaining and court drama, then by all means get your popcorn ready. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
7/10 82% Detroit (2017) Prepare for your emotions to go up and down. I'd also encourage you to do some research on the actual historical event. It never hurts to really see how far we've come, or if little progress has been made at all. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
8/10 71% Annabelle: Creation (2017) Annabelle Creation has given me new hope that future spin off films in this franchise have the potential to be good. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
8.5/10 77% Crown Heights (2017) Crown Heights was simply an amazing movie to me. It gives you a slightly different perspective of the prison system. I thought it was great to see the effects of what prison life could do an actual innocent person. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
88% Burning Sands (2017) We want movies to make us feel things and generate discussions. This movie succeeded in both. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
8/10 68% mother! (2017) I think this may be one of those movies that movie purists, critics, and others in the film industry will simply drool all over. It's without question a very original movie. - The Movie Blog EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019