The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 30

More films are opening in theaters, with two big releases this past weekend, and the MNFCA is covering it. As usual, the Alliance didn’t just focus on new movies, though.

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

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 29

Minnesota Film Critics were busy with a mix of digital and theatrical releases in the last two weeks. On top of those releases, the MNFCA created content about plenty of older films and indie movies.

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

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Nicholas Erickson

Nicholas Erickson is a resident of Minneapolis and a student at Brigham Young University-Idaho. In addition to majoring in illustration, Erickson produces film-related content on YouTube and discusses movies on social media.

Here’s more about Erickson, in his own words.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Jacob Sabelko

Jacob Sabelko is a Minnesotan who recently relocated to western Wisconsin. In addition to operating a movie review blog, Sabelko also actively discusses film on social media.

Here is more about Sabelko in his own words.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 28

The Academy Awards are in the rear view and several MNFCA members wrote out their thoughts on the results of this year’s ceremony.

Along with Oscar recaps, MNFCA members reviewed new films like “Mortal Kombat” an “Together Together” recently. Check out what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Frank Lee

Frank Lee works for the Brainerd Dispatch newspaper and on a weekly basis keeps up with new releases with film reviews. Along with his straightforward reviews, Lee also writes film industry-related columns.

Here’s more about Lee in his own words.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Hunter Friesen

Hunter Friesen is a critic on multiple platforms. A resident of Shakopee, Friesen both writes for the publication The Northern Iowan and is a member of the YouTube channel League of Cinephiles.

In his own words, here’s more about Friesen.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 27

It’s Oscars week and the MNFCA is keeping busy with videos and articles all about the awards. The Academy made up just a fraction of the content by Minnesotans, though.

Plenty of movies were reviewed and the MNFCA announced its awards recently, too. Click here to see the results.

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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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