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Sean Blanford – MovieBirb

A Minneapolis resident, Sean Blanford is the owner and operator of the site MovieBirb, where he writes reviews on new releases and covers film festivals.

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Joe Botten – The MN Movie Man

Joe Botten is a resident of Bloomington, Minn., and reviews films at his site Joe the MN Movie Man.

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Eli Brau – A Cinephile’s Corner

Eli Brau is a student at Minnesota State University, Mankato and reviews films at his site, A Cinephile’s Corner.

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Brian Eggert – Deep Focus Review

A resident of Hugo, Minn., Eggert writes about movies at his site Deep Focus Review.

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Kelly Florence – Horror Rewind

Florence, a Duluth, Minn., resident, is part of the Horror Rewind podcast team and an author.

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Hunter Friesen – The Cinema Dispatch

A resident of Shakopee, Minn., operates and writes for the site Cinema Dispatch. He’s also a commentator for the League of Cinephiles YouTube channel and a contributor at the movie site Buffed Film Buffs and the awards site Next Best Picture.

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Joseph Froemming – The Joe Down Reviews

A resident of Fargo, N.D., which borders Minnesota, Froemming writes about movies and more at his site The Joe-Down. The site is named after his main review series.

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Jay Gabler – The Duluth News Tribune

Jay Gabler is the arts and entertainment reporter, as well as a film critic, for the Duluth News Tribune. His work is also featured in the site he co-founded, The Tangential.

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Kyle Goethe – GOAT Film Reviews

Goethe, who lives in Plymouth, Minn., writes about movies at Goat Film Reviews. He’s also co-host of the YouTube series Kyle and Nick on Film.

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Paul McGuire Grimes – Paul’s Trip to the Movies

Grimes produces video reviews for his series Paul’s Trip to the Movies. Grimes is also a contributor to Twin Cities Live, My Talk 107.1 and WCCO Radio.

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Meg Hafdahl – Horror Rewind

Hafdahl, a resident of Rochester, Minn., is one of the hosts for the Horror Rewind podcast. She’s also an author.

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Matt Hambidge – News From the Couch

Hambidge, an Edina resident, is both a writer and a podcast host. He pens reviews for his site News From the Couch and co-hosts the Cinema Stubs podcast.

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Danny Haslach – FilmBird

Haslach is a resident of St. Paul and a podcast host. He discusses movies and more on the FilmBird podcast.

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Eric Houston – North Metro TV

Houston is a resident of Blaine, Minn., and produces content about film for North Metro TV via YouTube.

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Melinda Lavine – The Duluth News Tribune

Lavine is a features reporter for the Duluth New Tribune and lives in the Twin Ports area. As part of her work with the Tribune, Lavine writes film reviews.

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Frank Lee – The Brainerd Dispatch

Lee lives in Brainerd, Minn., and works for its newspaper the Dispatch. There, he writes film reviews for residents of Brainerd and the neighboring city of Baxter.

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Matthew Liedke – Matthew Liedke on Film

Liedke lives in Arden Hills, Minn., and writes about movies for his site Matthew Liedke on Film.

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Ruth Maramis – FlixChatter

Maramis, who lives in the Twin Cities, is a critic at the site FlixChatter and a filmmaker.

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Mark McPherson – Movies with Mark

McPherson, who lives in St. Louis Park, Minn., produces film content for his site Movies with Mark and on YouTube. He’s also a contributor at BagoGames, Twin Cities Geek and Film Inquiry.

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Nicholas Palodichuk – The St. Paul Filmcast

Palodichuk hosts the St. Paul Filmcast and is the co-host of Kyle and Nick on Film. He lives in the state’s capital, St. Paul.

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Frank Stanko – Wahp-Breck Daily News

Stanko lives in the city of Wahpeton, N.D., which borders Minnesota. He writes about film and more for the community’s newspaper, the Wahpeton-Breckenridge Daily News and also reviews movies at The Pop Culturists.

Tyler Strandberg – Cinefied

Strandberg, a Minneapolis resident, writes about film at the site Cinefied. He also hasn entertainment site of his own, and publishes his work at sites such as InSession Film, Awards Radar and Next Best Picture.

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T.A. Wardrope –

A resident of Minneapolis, Wardrope is a sci-fi author and contributor at Twin Cities Geek.

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