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.

Joe Botten

For his site, Botten wrote reviews for “The Little Things,” “Barb and Star go to Vista del Mar,” “The Night,” “Palmer,” “Supernova,” “Finding Ohana,” “First Blush,” “PVT Chat,” “Malcolm and Marie,” “The Right One,” “Bliss” and “The Reckoning.”

Brian Eggert

At Deep Focus Review, Eggert reviewed “The Little Things,” “Minari,” “The Dissident,” “MLK/FBI” and “The Reckoning.” Eggert also wrote about 1956’s “A Man Escaped.”

Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl

On Florence and Hafdahl’s podcast Horror Rewind, the first two “Paranormal Activity” movies, as well as “What Lies Beneath.”

Joseph Froemming

For the Joe-Down series, Froemming recently reviewed “Birdman” and “Look Who’s Talking.

Kyle Goethe

At his site, Goethe wrote a review on the film “Climate of the Hunter.” Goethe also discussed 1978’s “The Fury” with fellow MNFCA member Nicholas Palodichuk for the series Kyle and Nick on Film.

Paul McGuire Grimes

For his series Paul’s Trip to the Movies, Grimes reviewed “Supernova,” “The Little Things,” “Palmer,” “Malcolm and Marie” and “Bliss.” Grimes also appeared on Twin Cities Live on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5.

Eric Houston

Recently, Houston produced a film about Superman in film and also reviewed 1993’s “12:01” for his Bad Movie Bros series.

Melinda Lavine

For the Duluth News Tribune, Lavine wrote about eight animated short films now available.

Jeremy Lebens

At the Daily Rotation, Lebens wrote about the crime drama “The Little Things.”

Matthew Liedke on Film

For his site, Liedke reviewed “The Little Things” and “Malcolm and Marie.”

Ruth Maramis

At FlixChatter, Maramis wrote about “The Dig,” “Malcolm and Marie,” and “The Life Ahead.” Maramis also wrote about her thoughts on the Golden Globe nominations.

Mark McPherson

For his site, McPherson wrote a review on “The Little Things.” McPherson also produced a video essay about 1993’s “Falling Down.”

Nicholas Palodichuk

On the St. Paul Filmcast, Palodichuk spoke with actress and model Carly Paolillo.

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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