The Inaugural MNFCA Awards

The following are the results of the first ever Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Awards.

The Alliance is a 17-member group and for this year’s awards, 14 participated in nominating and voting on the best of 2020. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, films released into March were eligible, allowing some titles watched in 2021 to be included.

Below are the nominees, runners-up and winners.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 26

It was a monster mash for a lot of the MNFCA lately with plenty of members reviewing the new “Godzilla vs. Kong.” Along with that new blockbuster, MNFCA members were busy reviewing the action comedy “Nobody,” the spy thriller “The Courier” and much more.

Here’s what the MNFCA has been up to lately.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 25

Zack Snyder’s cut of the “Justice League” is finally available to watch and several members of the MNFCA have given their opinions on it. Additionally, plenty of the critics also reviewed the new drama “The Father.”

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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The MNFCA’s Top 10s of 2020

It was certainly an odd year for movies in 2020, with many release dates getting pushed back across calendars. However, plenty of quality films were still released and they were included on the best of lists by Minnesota Film Critics.

Here’s how the Alliance felt about some of the best (and worst) films released in 2020.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 24

Minnesota film commentators continued their look at award season flicks with reviews of “The Mauritanian” and “The United States vs Billie Holiday.” Reviews were also produced about Disney’s new film “Raya and the Last Dragon.”

These films and many more is what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Better Know the Alliance: Theater Memories

Here’s another chance to better know members of the Minnesota Film Critics Alliance!

We’ve watched hundreds of movies at countless theaters and the experience, aside from the COVID pandemic, is very common for us. This post details our experiences at theaters, where we like to sit and what we like to eat.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 23

The Golden Globe Awards ceremony is right around the corner and Minnesota film critics have been busy reviewing nominees, such as “Minari” and “Nomadland.” The content produced isn’t just limited to new releases, though.

Check out what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 22

It’s been a busy two week period for Minnesota critics, as content creators reviewed new releases “Malcolm and Marie” and “The Little Things.” Those weren’t the only flicks under the state’s critical eye, though.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Better Know the Alliance: Where we went to school

Here’s a new segment the Alliance is doing to help us get the word out about who we are and a little more of our background. In the first Better Know the Alliance, a group of Alliance members share where they attended college and what they studied.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 21

Minnesota Film Critics are still making their way through 2020 award contenders while also looking at 2021 releases. For example, a few wrote reviews about “The Marksman.”

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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