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Girl Most Likely
Kristen Wiig plays the darker side of the girl who hasn't fulfilled her potential and Annette Bening co-stars as her Atlantic City mom.
"...Directed by: Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. Starring: Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Darren Criss, Matt Dillon, Christopher Fitzgerald,..."

July 19, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bridesmaids
The "wedding industrial complex" is under siege in this funny new comedy written by Kristen Wiig.
"...Directed by: Paul Feig. Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Chris O'Dowd, Melissa McCarthy,..."

May 13, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Skeleton Twins
Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig co-star as siblings in this dramatic workout.
"...Directed by: Craig Johnson. Starring: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook and Joanna..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Welcome to Me
Kristen Wiig stars in this odd comedy about a mentally unbalanced woman
"...Directed by: Shira Piven. Starring: Kristen Wiig, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden, Wes Bentley, Tim Robbins,..."

May 8, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ghostbusters
Controversy aside, this reboot fails to hit the mark
"...Directed by: Paul Feig. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey,..."

July 15, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Bold coming-of-age story is told from the girl's POV
"...Directed by: Marielle Heller. Starring: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni, Abby Wait and Madeleine Waters...."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
This story of a milquetoast with a wild imagination stars Ben Stiller and is as pretty as it is busy. Opens 12/25.
"...Directed by: Ben Stiller. Starring: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn, Adam Scott, Adrian Martinez, Kathryn Hahn,..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Masterminds
Heist comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristin Wiig
"...Directed by: Jared Hess. Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones...."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Friends With Kids
Fresh yet predictable, this rom-com asks if friends must also be lovers who share a domicile in order to successfully raise a child.
"...Jennifer Westfeldt. Starring: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Mayas Rudolph, Chris O’Dowd, Megan Fox and Edward..."

March 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Extract
Mike Judge, the writer/director of Office Space, mines the workplace for more satiric comedy.
"...Directed by: Mike Judge. Starring: Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, J.K. Simmons, Clifton Collins Jr., David..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On Bomb Defusions and Boner Ghosts
MacGruber's cast and crew tell all, or at least a lot
"...womanhood with the help of health videos. As Kristin Wiig explained during the "How to defuse a bomb and..."

March 16, 2010 Screens Post by Ashley Moreno

Where There’s a Willie…
Billy Bob documents Willie Nelson in The King of Luck
"...of Paul Feig’s comedy Bridesmaids, starring and co-written by Kristen Wiig, Hit So Hard, P. David Ebersole’s documentary about..."

March 2, 2011 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

The Learning Curve
Bill Hader on his schooling in comedy at SNL
"...SNL been for you? With the cast changes – Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg leaving – has it been..."

April 19, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Adventureland
Adventureland is a confident return to the kind of teen comedy that’s funny without being raunchy and youthful without being juvenile.
"...Directed by: Greg Mottola. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Ryan Reynolds,..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Famous People Looking Pretty
SXSW red carpet roundup
"...Bridesmaids' star and co-writer Kristen Wiig..."

March 25, 2011 Screens Feature

After a Fashion
It's all about the give and take. And the swag.
"...and was followed by a Q&A with Pegg, Frost, Kristen Wiig, and director Greg Mottola. Larissa and her publicist,..."

March 18, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Meet Bill
Aaron Eckhart stars in this middle-aged wake-up call whose message – trust yourself and find your inner child – is tired but expressed with a whole lot of enthusiasm.
"...Holmes Osborne, Todd Louiso, Timothy Olyphant, Reed Diamond and Kristen Wiig. Mid-40s, potbellied, aimless, spineless, clueless, cuckolded, living in..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Downsizing
Alexander Payne creates a small word with big ambitions
"...Alexander Payne. Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgård, Udo Kier and Jason Sudeikis...."

Dec. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Zoolander 2
Are Derek and Hansel still in fashion?
"...Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Kyle Mooney, Milla Jovovich, Christine Taylor..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Ron Burgundy is back – and the legend continues, at least in his own mind.
"...Koechner, Christina Applegate, Dylan Baker, James Marsden, Meagan Good, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard and Josh Lawson...."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Date Night
Steve Carell and Tina Fey star as a married couple in this wan comedy that tones down their edge for popular consumption.
"...Meester, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Kristen Wiig and Mark Ruffalo. For a date-night outing unburdened..."

April 9, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Whip It
Drew Barrymore makes her directing debut with this Austin-set story about the modern age of roller girls.
"...by: Drew Barrymore. Starring: Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Andrew Wilson, Alia Shawkat, Eve, Zoe..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Taking cues from Ray and Walk the Line, this comedy biopic spans 70 years in the life of its hero, the fictional music legend Dewey Cox.
"...by: Jake Kasdan. Starring: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Kristen Wiig, Tim Meadows, Chris Parnell, Matt Besser, David Krumholtz,..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...big screen in the action-comedy MacGruber. Cast: Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Powers Boothe, Maya Rudolph and Val..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sundance Recap: Part III
Mental instability, poverty, a disappearance, and a docu-thriller
"...Skeleton Twins: Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) are twins who both..."

Feb. 3, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...an unlikely friendship with one of the detainees. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Payman Maadi, Lane Garrison, J.J. Soria, John Carroll..."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...perfect preparation for the real world. Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Martin Starr..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place
This Pride keep the spark alive
"...Whip It With Texas Roller Derby Love Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Alia Shawkat, or Zoë Bell? (Re)watch..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

ATX Film News
Our monthly guide to what’s filming and screening
"...adventure Where'd You Go, Bernadette starring Cate Blanchett and Kristen Wiig) is scheduled for a May 11 release, yet..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Moontower 5: More Comics Announced
David Cross, Leslie Jones, and Colin Jost join the fest fun
"...(she's in the Paul Feig reboot with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Kate McKinnon), she'll express it in a..."

Jan. 21, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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