The last two week in the film industry were headlined by a mix of action and horror, with the thriller “Malignant” and Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” both being released. Those films and many more were reviewed recently by MNFCA members.
Check out what the Alliance has been up to lately in mid-September.
Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl
For the Horror Rewind podcast, Florence and Hafdahl spoke about the new “Candyman” film and republished an older episode about the “Amityville Horror” films in anticipation for the release of their new book.
For the Northern Iowan, Friesen wrote reviews for “Malignant” and “Shang Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings,” as well as a column about his time at the Cannes Film Festival. Friesen also wrote a piece about how narratives play into the Oscar race and hosted a film trivia show for the League of Cinephiles YouTube channel.
At his site GOAT Film Reviews, Goethe reviewed “Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings.” Additionally, for the series Kyle and Nick on Film, Goethe was joined by fellow MNFCA member Nicholas Palodichuk to discuss 2020’s “Possessor,” 1981’s “American Pop” and 2016’s “The Red Turtle.”
Paul McGuire Grimes
For his series Paul’s Trip to the Movies, Grimes reviewed “Cinderella,” “Shang-Chi,” “Worth,” “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” and “The Card Counter.” Grimes also appeared on Twin Cities Live on Sept. 13.
At FlixChatter, Maramis reviewed “Shang-Chi” and “Worth.” Maramis also wrote about her thoughts on the trailer for the new “Matrix” film.
On the St. Paul Filmcast, Palodichuk spoke with actress Ali Daniels.
In a series about famous actresses in film during 1988 at The Pop Culturists, Stanko wrote about “Dangerous Liaisons,” “The Accused,” “Working Girl,” “Gorillas in the Mist,” “A Cry in the Dark,” “The Accidental Tourist,” “Mississippi Burning,” “Madame Sousatzka,” “Running on Empty,” “A Fish Called Wanda,” “Crossing Delancey,” “Married to the Mob” “Bull Durham” and “Beaches.”