Welcome to Me
Welcome to Me (2015)

What happens when a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery? In the case of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show. Inspired by the immortal Oprah, she broadcasts her… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 16, 2015
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A transfixing central performance by Kristen Wiig performance holds Welcome to Me together and compensates for its uneven stretches.

James Berardinelli

There's not much plot here and very little in the way of character development. Alice is defined by her disorder and the screenplay isn't interested in delving into her life and relationships.

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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

It's a tricky business playing someone who is mentally ill and perhaps should be confined for observation, especially in a dark comedy. Wiig manages to make Alice funny as hell, endearing, sad and sometimes a little frightening.

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Richard von Busack

No dramatic actor could have had as much fun with the principle "crazy in the head, crazy in bed" as Wiig does here. If she were a man, she'd be getting the reviews Bradley Cooper got in Silver Linings Playbook.

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Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

Welcome to Me is an unsettling comedy, and I mean that in the best possible way.

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Jocelyn Noveck
Associated Press

There's dark comedy, and then there's take-no-prisoners, dare-you-to-keep-looking dark comedy. Kristen Wiig's "Welcome to Me" falls decidedly in the latter category, making us laugh but feel deeply unsettled about doing so.

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Kimberly Gadette

It's a crying shame (not a hysterical, mentally unwell crying shame), but a crying shame nevertheless that the movie falls short. Especially given Wiig's stellar performance.

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Rafer Guzman

"Welcome to Me" has its charming, funny and sensitive moments, but it also suffers from its own form of instability.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Screenwriter Eliot Laurence and director Shira Piven... [have] got the ideal star in Wiig, whose vacant gaze, frozen smile, and preternatural calm have always suggested a vast reservoir of madness.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

If you go for Wiig, you'll get your money's worth.

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