Minnesota Film Critics Alliance members:

Joe Botten

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

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Brian Eggert

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

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Nicholas Erickson


Nicholas Erickson is a Minneapolis resident and student at Brigham Young University-Idaho. He produces film-related content on YouTube and discusses movies on social media.

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Kelly Florence


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

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Hunter Friesen


A resident of Shakopee, Minn., Friesen is a film critic for the Northern Iowan, the publication of his university, and the League of Cinephiles YouTube channel. Friesen is also a contributor at the awards site Next Best Picture.

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Joseph Froemming


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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Kyle Goethe


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

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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


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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Mitch Hansch


Hansch is a Minnesotan now living in Rochester, N.Y., with intentions to move back in the future. He writes abut film at his own site, Movies with Mitch, and at MovieBoozer.

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Eric Houston

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

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Melinda Lavine

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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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Jeremy Lebens


A Chaska, Minn., resident, Lebens writes about movies at his site The Daily Rotation.

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Frank Lee

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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

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Liedke lives in Bemidji, Minn., and writes about movies for his site Matthew Liedke on Film, and the local newspaper, the Pioneer.

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Ruth Maramis


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

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Mark McPherson


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


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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Jacob Sabelko


Jacob Sabelko is a Minnesotan now living in western Wisconsin. He writes about film at his own site, Jacob’s Film Talk, and also gives his movie opinions on social media.

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Frank Stanko


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.

T.A. Wardrope


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

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