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

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

Fassbender goes undercover in quirky, original 'Frank'

“Frank” is weird, wonderful and best of all, truly original.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 03:44 PM

In 'If I Stay,' Chloë Grace Moretz hovers between life, death

REVIEW: A young car-crash victim hovers between life and death in “If I Stay,” a first-love tear-jerker that could have aimed higher.

Updated: August 21, 2014, - 02:13 PM

Visually great 'Sin City' sequel is tough to follow

REVIEW: “A Dame to Kill For” is brutally stylish, but the filmmakers get so caught up in their orgy of buns, guns and destruction that they forget about connecting dots to create a semblance of a whole.

Updated: August 21, 2014, - 02:12 PM

Time is running out to see 'The Clock' at the Walker

This weekend, there’s one last chance to catch all 24 hours of multimedia artist Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” at Walker Art Center.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 03:43 PM

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