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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 70

January can sometimes be a rough month at the movies considering what Hollywood usually puts out, but 2023 started off alright.

Many MNFCA members gave positive reviews on recent releases “M3gan” and “Plane,” find out what they thought below. Also find out what they thought of more award contenders and much more.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 69

A new year has started but MNFCA members aren’t quite done with 2022 yet.

Over the last few weeks of the year, Minnesota critics spent time reviewing new blockbusters such as the “Avatar” sequel, and award contenders like “Babylon.” Check out what they had to think on those movies and much more in this Alliance Lately.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 68

Winter has hit Minnesota this week with a blast of cold weather meaning it’s a good time to stay indoors and watch movies.

Members of the MNFCA have been doing just that, and reviewing movies as well. From the action flick “Violent Night” to the drama “Empire of Light,” Minnesota critics have been keeping busy with new releases, and older films, too.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 67

The Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone and with it the month of November.

It was a period of Oscar contenders getting screened and blockbusters hitting theaters. MNFCA members were all over those recent films and more.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 66

It was a mix of horror movies and Oscar contenders being reviewed by members of the MNFCA recently.

Several critics concluded special Halloween series and reviewed recently released horror pictures. Many also reviewed films likely to earn recognition during award season, with several screened at the Twin Cities Film Festival.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Better Know the Alliance: Halloween Horror Questionnaire Part 3

Halloween is here and that means it’s time to wrap up this Better Know the Alliance segment dedicated to horror movies.

In this final piece, critics Paul McGuire Grimes, Meg Hafdahl, Matt Hambidge, Frank Lee, Matthew Liedke, Ruth Maramis, Mark McPherson, Nicholas Palodichuk, Frank Stanko and Tyler Strandberg share their memories and thoughts on the genre.

For Part 1 in this segment, Click Here, and for part 2, Click Here.

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The Alliance Lately: Issue No. 65

Halloween time is in full swing and award season is right around the corner.

Both periods are well reflected by work the MNFCA has been doing. A plethora of horror movies have been reviewed, as have award contenders such as “Tár.”

Check out what the Alliance has been up to lately in this jam packed issue.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 64

Film festival season is still underway for the MNFCA with more movies under review by members.

Minnesota critics recently reviewed films shown at the Toronto International Film Festival and Fantastic Fest. Many new releases such as “Don’t Worry Darling” and “See How They Run” were also reviewed.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 63

The Toronto International Film Festival is underway and the MNFCA is providing some great coverage.

Members who’re seeing movies at TIFF have released some reviews giving readers an early look at upcoming pictures. It wasn’t all film festival premiers, though, as plenty of other new releases were also reviewed, such as the new horror flick “Barbarian.”

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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Alliance Lately: Issue No. 62

It was a mix of fantasy and suspense at the theaters recently, with the release of the thriller “Beast” and the mystical movie “Three Thousand Years of Longing.”

Both films were reviewed by members of the MNFCA as summer came to a close. Those films weren’t the only ones Minnesota critics had on their radar, though.

Here’s what the Alliance has been up to lately.

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