Christy DeSmith

Special sections editor | Niche Products
Christy DeSmith edits the Star Tribune’s weekly Outdoors Weekend section and its annual Best of MN publication. She previously worked as a magazine editor and writer specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

Review: 'Neo-Lounge' self-indulgent, sloppy (April 20)

1/2 out of fourOverstuffed with self-indulgence, this documentary is a sloppy tribute to prolonged adolescence. The film ostensibly concerns Beijing's...

Updated: April 20, 2008, - 02:25 PM

Review: 'London to Brighton' disturbing, vicious, tasteless (April 20)

★ 1/2 out of fourA gangster, a pimp, a prepubescent prostitute: This deeply disturbing British thriller follows Joanne, an 11-year-old...

Updated: April 20, 2008, - 02:13 PM

Review: 'The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun' a charming documentary (April 20)

★★★ out of fourThis charming, leisurely documentary focuses on a stubborn and idiosyncratic old Dane who longs to turn his...

Updated: April 20, 2008, - 02:04 PM

Review: 'Then She Found Me' an action-packed chick-flick (April 26)

**Helen Hunt, making her directing debut, stars as April, an uptight schoolteacher who in just 15 minutes sees it all....

Updated: April 16, 2008, - 10:53 AM

Movie review: 'Smart People' can't overcome low IQ

Despite attempts to direct a playful lens on "Smart People," stereotypes fog it up.

Updated: April 10, 2008, - 11:05 PM

Movies: 'Smart People' superficial at best

Ignorance is bliss in anti-intellectual "Smart People."

Updated: April 10, 2008, - 11:55 AM

Christy Desmith: Have dollars -- will spend locally

A shopping spree is in order -- for goods and services made and done right in Minnesota.

Updated: April 05, 2008, - 05:26 PM

Movie review: 'Flawless' is stylish, suspenseful

The real bad guys in this '60s heist flick are sexist corporate executives.

Updated: March 27, 2008, - 05:10 PM

Movies: 'Flawless' a his & her heist

A stylish '60s heist film for middle-managers crowd.

Updated: March 27, 2008, - 12:26 PM

Settling for Mr. Not Quite Right

A recent magazine article implores single women-of-a-certain-age to overlook all manner of male shortcomings. But some smack-talking spinsters still mutter "I don't."

Updated: March 18, 2008, - 03:44 PM

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