Category Archives: Member Profiles

Luiz Carlos Gomes Santiago

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Plano Crítico

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Sao Paulo, 0, Brazil

ABOUT LUIZ CARLOS GOMES SANTIAGO
I’ve been a film critic since 2006. Watching movies and writing about is one of my many passions. In 2013 I created, along with my friend Ritter Fan, the Plano Crítico and I made this passion a project that today is among the biggest and most respected critic sites in Brazil.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @planocritico)
Facebook: Plano Crítico
Instagram Page

Michael Barrett

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
PopMatters
PopMatters

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Universal City, TX, United States

ABOUT MICHAEL BARRETT
I live near San Antonio, TX and work for the San Antonio Public Library. For more than 20 years I wrote a classic/foreign video column in the San Antonio Express News and for several years contributed to Video Watchdog magazine. Since 2007 I contribute to PopMatters, an online magazine.

Federico Furzan

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Cinelipsis
El Otro Cine

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Buenos Aires, 0, Argentina

ABOUT FEDERICO FURZAN
Federico currently works and lives in Argentina, after having left his home country Venezuela. He’s the founder of movie blog Cinelipsis, where he regularly posts movie reviews and articles. When he’s not writing about movies, he’s watching them.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @federicofurzan)
Instagram Page

Karl Delossantos

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Smash Cut Reviews

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Bridgewater, NJ, United States

ABOUT KARL DELOSSANTOS
Even though I’ve loved film all my life, it wasn’t until 2013 when I started the website Smash Cut Reviews that I was able to truly express my adoration. I believe that diversity and inclusion in film and film criticism is essential and I’m thrilled to lend my voice to the community. While I love any kind of film, I have a particular passion for high-concept science fiction and 70s and 80s horror. However, any film that is a “powerful empathy machine,” as Roger Ebert puts it, is one for me.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @karl_delo)
Facebook: Smash Cut Reviews
Instagram Page

Don Shanahan

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Every Movie Has a Lesson
Medium
Feelin’ Film

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Forest Park, IL, United States

ABOUT DON SHANAHAN
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 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle, a second and recognized awards-voting body of film critics championing diversity and independent voices in both criticism and the films themselves.As a member of the London Film Critics’ Circle, Fipresci, Online Film Critics Society and Galeca, he has served on film festival juries in North America, Europe and the Middle East.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
CIFCC (Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle)

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @casablancadon)
Facebook: Every Movie Has a Lesson
Instagram Page

Caio Bogoni

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Cine Grandiose

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Curitiba, 0, Brazil

ABOUT CAIO BOGONI
Caio Bogoni was born and raised in Curitiba, Brazil, where he has lived ever since. Graduated in Psychology, Caio also started focusing on cinema studies in 2014, year that he started Cine Grandiose, his website. Cinema is the main subject matter, both modern and classic, with the occasional television article showing up once in a while. From the roaring twenties to the super hero fad, from Murnau to Nolan, everything is valid.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @CineGrandiose)
Facebook: Cine Grandiose

C.H. Newell

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Father Son Holy Gore
Scriptophobic
Film Inquiry

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
St. John’s, NL, Canada

ABOUT C.H. NEWELL
C.H. Newell is an author and editor living in St. John’s, Newfoundland on the East Coast of Canada. His short stories have been published in both Canada and the US. He wrote the screenplay for a short period horror film called New Woman shot during early 2018.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Tomatometer Profile
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @fathergore)
Facebook: Father Son Holy Gore
Instagram Page

Ali Fuat Kisakurek

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
AFK Sinemada
Eksi Sinema

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Istanbul, 0, Turkey

ABOUT ALI FUAT KISAKUREK
Aspiring author, film critic, overqualified daydreamer, holds MA in Comparative Literature & MSc in Genetics. Believes writing reviews for films is a way of owning them. Proud editor/owner/everything of AFK Sinemada, a personal cinema blog of awards season coverage and film reviews in Turkish.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @afksinemada)

Andrew Emerson

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
The FilmWatcher
Third Coast Review

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Chicago, IL, United States

ABOUT ANDREW EMERSON
Andrew Emerson is a University of Chicago student, an incorrigible bookworm, and a religious consumer of political news sites. He currently contributes reviews to The FilmWatcher (filmwatcher.net) and Third Coast Review (thirdcoastreview.com).

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
CIFCC (Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle)

Alex Brannan

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
CineFiles Movie Reviews
Film International

MEMBER SINCE
2018

LOCATION
Madison, WI, United States

ABOUT ALEX BRANNAN
Alex Brannan is a freelance writer and critic. He is a book and film critic for Film International. His reviews can be found at CineFiles Reviews.

ADDITIONAL LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @TheAlexBrannan)
Facebook: Cine Files