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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Danny Haslach

Danny Haslach is a St. Paul resident, film school graduate and cinephile. He’s also a host of the FilmBird podcast, where films and pop culture are talked about.

Here’s more about Haslach in his own words.

How long have you been producing content about movies?

About a year

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

St. Paul.

What type of content do you produce about movies?

A podcast called the FilmBird podcast, where we deep dive films, directors and movie topics at large while also having some fun with it too.

What motivated you to create content about movies?

I have my degree in film studies and have always been a cinephile.

What inspired your love of movies?

There’s nothing more powerful than a good movie.

What do you enjoy most about living in Minnesota?

It’s always really cool when the seasons change.

What is your favorite movie theater in Minnesota?

The Emagine Willow Creek.

What are some of your favorite movies from the past year (2021)?

“Licorice Pizza,” “The Last Duel,” “Dune” and “The French Dispatch.”

What are your favorite movies set in Minnesota?

“Fargo,” I love the Coen Brothers.

Where can people find your work?

We are on Spotify and Apple podcast.

Are you on social media?

Twitter and Letterboxd.


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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