Stephanie Curtis

Stephanie Curtis

Online editor, MPR News
Minnesota Public Radio
scurtis@mpr.org


Stephanie Curtis produces online content for MPR News with Kerri Miller and for MPR News with Tom Weber. She has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched 89.3 The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.

Stephanie Curtis Feature Archive

Kit Harrington Alicia Vikander Testament of Youth
Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about a new film based on the biography of Vera Brittain. Set during World War I, 'Testament of Youth' provides the protagonist's point-of-view as she comes of age in the midst of war. 'It's fantastic, I can't say enough about it,' Stephanie says. 'I love the movie.' (06/26/2015)
Inside Out
Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Jade about a new film from Disney Pixar that explores the nature of emotions. 'Inside Out' features the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith. It's directed by Ronaldo Del Carmen and Bloomington, Minn., native Pete Docter. (06/19/2015)
Paul Dano as Brian Wilson
Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about the new Brian Wilson biopic starring John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Dano and Paul Giamatti. (06/05/2015)
Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about a new action-adventure film starring The Rock. (05/29/2015)
Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about a new science-fiction mystery film starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson. (05/22/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Jim McGuinn (in for Steve Seel) to talk about the latest entry in the Marvel Entertainment series of Avengers films. Find out why Stephanie gives this one a 'meh'. (05/01/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a new documentary from Disney Nature. "It looks great on the big screen," Stephanie says. (04/17/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about some of the nearly 200 films that are part of the Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, which began this week. (04/10/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a much-anticipated historical drama starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. People have waited a long while for this film's release; was the wait worth it? Listen to Stephanie's review. (03/27/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a new action thriller from 'Taken' director Pierre Morel, starring Sean Penn. (03/20/2015)
Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis stops in to The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley about a new live-action interpretation of Cinderella. You may recognize some of the cast members if you're a fan of 'Downton Abbey'. (03/13/2015)
Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about a new vampire mockumentary from the team behind 'Flight of the Conchords'. (02/27/2015)
MPR's Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel to talk about the Oscar nominations, including who the people are that make up The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and how they vote for their Oscar picks. (02/20/2015)
Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about the new film based on E.L. James' best-selling book. "It's a cultural phenomenon," Stephanie says. Listen to the complete review and a discussion about sexy Hollywood films. (02/13/2015)
Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about a new romantic comedy starring Lily Collins and Sam Clafin. Plus, as Valentine's Day approaches, Steve, Jill and Stephanie discuss romantic films in general. (02/06/2015)