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: May 1, 2015
DVD Release Date: June 16, 2015
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Critic Score: 72% 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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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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Matthew Bond
The Mail on Sunday (UK)

This is one of those discomfiting films where you don't know whether to laugh or cry - Alice is self-obsessed and a bit unlikable too - and just end up feeling uncomfortable instead.

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Liz Braun
Toronto Sun

No shortage of talent here. Pity they're all underused.

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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.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

While she doesn't really humanize Alice, Wiig delivers an impressive blend of awkwardness, humor and pathos that elevates the story, even though it isn't enough to mask its flaws.

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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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Lisa Rosman

I'm not sure if Welcome to Me is one of the best films of the year so far-it genuinely might be-but it's definitely the weirdest.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Not without its faults, but I quite liked this one. The premise is interesting. A mentally disturbed young women wins the lottery and buys herself a tv show… More
Spencer S.
Understandably there are a bevy of flaws concerning this film, and I will get to them in the following review, but I should say right off the bat that I… More
_kelly .King
Kristen Wiig shines in this irreverent comedy about a bipolar woman who wins the lottery and buys 100 episodes of her own local broadcast show, unintentionally… More
Carlos Magalh„es
Kristen Wiig is talented and charismatic enough to sell us this uneven story and not alienate us from her selfish, awkward character, although the film… More
Jim Hunter
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