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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: T.A. Wardrope

T.A. Wardrope is a writer of reviews and film essays, with his work featured at Twin Cities Geek. He’s also an author of science fiction and horror.

Here’s more background on Wardrope, who lives in Minneapolis:

How long have you been producing content about movies?

Yikes, 20 years.

Where do you live and/or produce content about movies?

Northeast Minneapolis

What type of content do you produce about movies?

Reviews, essays and a YouTube/TV series.

What motivated you to create content about movies?

Writer and filmmaker so it was a natural evolution.

What inspired your love of movies?

“Star Wars” initially, once I became a filmmaker it has deepened.

What do you enjoy most about living in Minnesota ?

It’s not Los Angeles.

What is your favorite movie theater in Minnesota?

Trylon or Uptown

What are some of your favorite movies from the past year (2019)?

Oh, IDK. I really enjoyed “JoJo Rabbit” when I saw it.

What are your favorite movies set in Minnesota?

Hmm, if you mean produced in Minnesota I’d go with “Fargo” or “Purple Rain.”

Where can people find your work?

Twin Cities Geek,, or Letterboxd. Used to write for many other platforms, so its out there.

Are you on social media platforms? If so what are your handles?

tawardrope on Twitter.


Author: Matthew Liedke

Journalist and film critic in Minnesota. Graduate of Rainy River College and Minnesota State University in Moorhead. Outside of movies I also enjoy sports, craft beers and the occasional video game.

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