A summer movie season with releases in theaters and on digital platforms is coming to a close and MNFCA members stayed busy reviewing the latest films to close out August.
Along with new movies, plenty of members produced content looking back at notable older films, too.
Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.
At his site, Botten reviewed “Respect,” “The Night House,” “Candyman,” “Together” and “Vacation Friends.” Botten also wrote about the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival and the Bentonville Film Festival.
At Deep Focus Review, Eggert reviewed “Gaia,” “The Green Knight,” “Annette,” “Reminiscence,” “John and the Hole” and “Respect.” Eggert also wrote about 1991’s “Raise the Red Lantern” and 2006’s “Children of Men.”
For his YouTube channel, Erickson ranked his 10 favorite movies in his Blu-Ray collection and also vlogged about a recent watch of Alfred Hitchcock movies.
Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl
For the Northern Iowan, Friesen reviewed several movies he watched over the summer months. Friesen also wrote about “Red Rocket” and “A Hero,” which he watched at the Cannes Film Festival. Friesen also appeared on the Gold Derby Horses podcast recap of Cannes.
On the series Kyle and Nick on Film, Goethe was joined by fellow MNFCA member Nicholas Palodichuk to discuss 2016 films “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Nocturnal Animals,” “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” “Train to Busan” and “Kubo and the Two Strings.”
Paul McGuire Grimes
Grimes also interviewed the star of “Candyman” Yahya Abdul Mateen II. Additionally, Grimes appeared on Twin Cities Live on Aug. 13, 20 and 24.