Kristin Tillotson

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7046
A Strib journalist for nearly 20 years, Kristin Tillotson now writes mostly for features on a broad range of topics, and sometimes for news.

Recent content from Kristin Tillotson

Oscars, in short: Reviews of this year's short-film nominees

REVIEW: The Oscar nominees for animated short films include a few standouts, but this year's live-action lineup is weak.

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 12:22 PM

Film drama 'Mommy' delivers a heavy story

REVIEW: The Canadian drama “Mommy” bombards the audience with the agonies of raising a violently disturbed teen.

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 12:00 PM

'Black Sea' combines suspense and depth

REVIEW: Too often, moviegoers must choose between character-driven drama and edge-of-your-seat action. “Black Sea” has both, with a gripping performance by Jude Law as their nexus.

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 11:59 AM

'Leviathan' bears a Russian's whale-sized pile of woes

REVIEW: Inspired in part by the trials of Job, Oscar contender “Leviathan” heaps a truckload of trouble on a small-town family man.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 02:50 PM

'The Boy Next Door' is a plodder of a thriller

REVIEW: Neighbors get nude and things turn nasty, but nobody cares in this J-Lo thriller.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 02:48 PM

'Song of the Sea' sends young Irish siblings on magical adventures

REVIEW: A quieter kind of kids movie, Oscar-nominated “Song of the Sea” casts a delicate spell.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 02:45 PM

Raw sugar: Jennifer Aniston is a revelation in 'Cake'

REVIEW: Jennifer Aniston turns in the riskiest, most emotionally naked performance of her career in “Cake.” The anti-vanity leap she takes is big, brave and deserving of sustained admiration.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 02:30 PM

Meet the anti-diva behind Target designs

In charge of keeping apparel and home goods affordably stylish, Julie Guggemos puts the “Tar-zhay” in Target without leaving behind her down-home roots.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 06:24 AM

'I Love Lucy,' the musical, builds on a classic

Lucille Ball and her sitcom can't be cloned. But a stage version brings back the laughs in “you are there” mode.

Updated: January 17, 2015, - 05:10 PM

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