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

Bill Hader gets heavy in two movie dramas

His transition to big-screen drama leaps forward in two films this weekend.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 03:21 PM

'Skeleton Twins' follows two basketcases in a pod

REVIEW: “SNL” alumni get serious as sad-sack twins trying to patch up their lives in an unassuming, emotionally honest little indie that won a screenwriting award at Sundance last winter.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 03:21 PM

Moldovan violinist should shake things up at SPCO

Unorthodox violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja is bound to make some intense music with the SPCO.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Classical music: SPCO welcomes Moldovan violinist

Already a major name in Europe, Grammy nominee and frequent guest of the London Philharmonic, Patricia Kopatchinskaja will become the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s newest Artistic Partner this fall.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:58 PM

Movies: Writer Nick Schenk gets help from Iron Man

When Nick Schenk wrote the screenplay for “Gran Torino,” he said star and director Clint Eastwood didn’t change a word — a highly unusual occurrence in the land of endless rewrites. The Minnesota native had a different experience with “The Judge.”

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:56 PM

Screenwriter Nick Schenk got some help from Iron Man

Minnesota-raised screenwriter Nick Schenk penned the high-profile, Midwest-set “The Judge,” starring Downey and Duvall.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 01:02 PM

'Identical' is a mishmash that fails to find heart and soul

REVIEW: “The Identical” explores a “What if he survived?” story line, rich with possibilities, and squanders it on a mess of a movie bogged down by earnest intentions.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 02:47 PM

'One I Love' takes troubled couple to Twilight Zone

REVIEW: ‘The One I Love’ puts a freaky “Twilight Zone” spin on patching up a marriage.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 02:37 PM

Filmmaker brothers from St. Paul shoot horror pic in Paris catacombs

A new horror pic by the St. Paul-raised brothers was shot underground in Paris. Waaaay underground.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 04:37 PM

'Life of Crime' is not quite prime crime

“Life of Crime” boasts a great cast, but plays tamer than the best Elmore Leonard-inspired movies.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 11:13 AM

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