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

Sudanese refugees weather culture shock in 'Good Lie'

REVIEW: “The Good Lie” is a well-told tale that illuminates the experiences of the 20,000 “lost boys” (and girls) of Sudan, with such grace, insight and humor, it can be forgiven a few simplifying liberties.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 02:38 PM

Director Jason Reitman on our 'techno world'

Writer/director Jason Reitman broadens his scope with the Internet-focused drama “Men, Women & Children.”

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 02:00 PM

TCFF: The 'other film fest' matures

The Twin Cities Film Festival reels in audiences with big Hollywood movies, such as “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, but also promotes smaller projects and local tie-ins.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Minnesota woman has role in Witherspoon film 'The Good Lie'

Minnesota-raised Sudanese native Kuoth Wiel plays a small role in the Reese Witherspoon movie “The Good Lie.”

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Disney gives new life to classic kids' tale 'Alexander'

REVIEW: Disney has taken a 40-year-old classic kids’ tale and fashioned it into a modern family movie that, refreshingly, stars good old-fashioned humans instead of phantasmagorical animated creatures.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 12:06 AM

No contempt for courtroom drama 'The Judge'

REVIEW: Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr. push the courtroom drama a few notches above Grisham-style schlock in “The Judge.”

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 12:06 AM

'Last Days in Vietnam' reveals agony, heroism of U.S. embassy evacuation

REVIEW: Documentarian Rory Kennedy brings new insights to a wretched moment in history, the fall of Saigon.

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 03:49 PM

Mia Wasikowska formidable in 'Tracks'

REVIEW: As an Aussie on a marathon solo trek in “Tracks,” Mia Wasikowska carries virtually an entire movie on her shoulders.

Updated: September 25, 2014, - 11:10 PM

Bestselling authors of young-adult fiction team up on fantasy series

Popular YA authors Cassandra Clare and Holly Black have teamed up to launch a five-book fantasy series about a boy reluctant to use his superpowers.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 07:50 AM

'This Is Where I Leave You' unites discordant family

REVIEW: Dysfunctional-family comedies can be enduring classics you want to watch again and again, or lowbrow fare good for a few laughs before erasing from memory. The star-stuffed “This Is Where I Leave You” falls somewhere in between.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 04:36 PM

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