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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Hunter Friesen

Hunter Friesen is a critic on multiple platforms. A resident of Shakopee, Friesen both writes for the publication The Northern Iowan and is a member of the YouTube channel League of Cinephiles.

In his own words, here’s more about Friesen.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Brian Eggert

Since 2007, Brian Eggert has taken a deep dive into the world of film. His content, featured on Deep Focus Review, ranges from reviews on the latest releases to full on essays.

Here’s more about Eggert. 
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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Eric Houston

Eric Houston produces content for North Metro TV and also uploads videos to YouTube. With his platform, Houston gives lectures about movies and also has a series where he talks about bad movies with his brother.

Here’s more about Houston.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Kyle Goethe

Kyle Goethe produces content about movies with both written and video material. Along with his site, GOAT Film Reviews, he is active on YouTube.

Here’s more about Goethe.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Melinda Lavine

Melinda Lavine is a features reporter at the Duluth News Tribune. She regularly writes about movies, including reviews. She previously worked for the Grand Forks Herald.

Here’s more about Lavine.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Frank Stanko

Frank Stanko is the Richland County reporter at the Wahpeton Daily News, which covers Wahpeton, ND., and Breckenridge, Minn.. In his spare time, he writes the “Thoughts On” column at The Pop Culturists. This year, Thoughts On is covering the films of 1985 and occasionally “Mad About You.”

Here’s more background on Stanko, who lives in Wahpeton:

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: T.A. Wardrope

T.A. Wardrope is a writer of reviews and film essays, with his work featured at Twin Cities Geek. He’s also an author of science fiction and horror.

Here’s more background on Wardrope, who lives in Minneapolis:

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Ruth Maramis

Ruth Maramis is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved movie critic and filmmaker in the Twin Cities. She writes about movies at FlixChatter, and was also writer and executive producer for her film “Hearts Want.”

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Nicholas Palodichuk

Nicholas Palodinchuk is host of the St. Paul Filmcast podcast, where he talks about independent movies from the Twin Cities and chats with local filmmakers.

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Minnesota Film Critics Alliance Member Profile: Paul McGuire Grimes

Paul McGuire Grimes reviews movies on a variety of platforms, including the TV program Twin Cities Live, radio stations such as MyTalk107.1, and his own YouTube channel. He’s also a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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