The Skeleton Twins
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In Theaters September 19
When estranged twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) feel they're at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront why their lives went so wrong. As the twins reconnect, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship. (c) Roadside Attractions
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In the same way that "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" redefined Jim Carrey, this affecting and poignant drama-with-laughs shatters your expectations of Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"This brother-sister bond, so rarely explored on screen, is what makes The Skeleton Twins sing."
‑ Jamie Dunn, The Skinny
"No history-making drama here, but a sincere journey into solidly founded fears that dog the parents of the new millennium."
‑ Ron Wilkinson, It's Just Movies
"The rapport between Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig is obvious from their first moment together in The Skeleton Twins, and why shouldn't it be?"
‑ Travis Hopson, Examiner.com
"It is rare to see a film as tonally balanced as The Skeleton Twins. It is both a tearjerker and a crowdpleaser, often in the same scene."
‑ Brian Tallerico, Film Threat
"How can you hate a movie that has a giggly Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig making fart noises at each other?"
‑ Eric D. Snider, Film.com
"If some of the emotional cues are blunt, other story threads are sensitively developed, and the morality is nicely complex ..."
‑ Hannah McGill, The List
"Twins is approachable and meaningful, confronting an impossible darkness with a generous flow of humanity. It's a beautiful picture."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"One of the best films to emerge from this year's Sundance, with an unexpectedly great performance by Bill Hader."
‑ Chris Bumbray, JoBlo's Movie Emporium
"The Skeleton Twins is a wonderful comedy-drama made with heart and filled with plenty of broken ones."
‑ Dominic Mill, We Got This Covered
"If Hader has the benefit of slightly more screen time, Wiig is no less impressive as a woman quietly falling completely apart."
‑ Geoff Berkshire, Variety
"Gentle, funny and very moving, The Skeleton Twins is too late to make stars out of the already-adored Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, but is just in time to prove they've got much more to give in their hopefully very long careers."
‑ Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
"It may not always work as a drama but The Skeleton Twins proves to be a fine showcase for Wiig and Hader, showing they are both capable of dramatic material."
‑ Cory Everett, The Playlist
"A brief, grounded, entertaining comedy with a few rich characters, a few thin ones and some unachieved ambitions."
‑ William Bibbiani, CraveOnline
"Hader and Wiig's comedy credentials are well established and a scene in which they bond while miming Starship's Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now is a tour de force - but they're equally adept with the weightier material."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Daily Telegraph
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