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    Kristen Wiig Showbiz Comedy 'Welcome to Me' Lands at Millennium

    Director Shira Piven's 2014 Toronto Film Fest comedy about an aspiring celebrity with borderline personality disorder has finally secured US distribution.

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    Watch: How Not to Interview Celebrities On Air

    Let this be a lesson, folks.

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    Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirsten Wiig, Channing Tatum and More Chat it Up for Indiewire's TIFF Talks

    This year at the Toronto International Film Festival, Indiewire sat down to chat with the stars of some of the most talked about films. Check out our series of TIFF Talks at the Festival's Industry Conference with Jake Gyllenhaal, Kristen Wiig, Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mile Teller, J.K. Simmons...

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    The Skeleton Twins

    Director/co-writer Craig Johnson steers Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader through 'The Skeleton Twins' with a sure hand.

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    'Skeleton Twins' Scores Best Limited Opening since 'Boyhood'

    The fall season began in earnest this weekend as several top festival films opened well. Fox Searchlight's tough guy thriller "The Drop," starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, landed in sixth place in the Top Ten, opening in over 800 theaters for an excellent gross of $4.2 million. The clear stan...

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    TIFF Review: Kristen Wiig Shines In The Funny & Entertaining ‘Welcome To Me’

    Kristen Wiig fans, rejoice. The 'SNL' alumnus continues to quietly and steadily segue from sketch comedy on the small screen to feature length comedy on the big one, while still retaining her instinctive knack for hilarious shenanigans. “Bridesmaids” started her ascent, and we’ve already seen her th...

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    Review: Melancholy 'The Skeleton Twins' Starring Kristin Wiig & Bill Hader

    For whatever reason, comedians have never received the same degree of respect as their dramatic counterparts —that is, until they take on more serious material. The road to critical esteem is littered with actors making the transition from comedy to drama (think Steve Carell in "Little Miss Sunshine...

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    Watch: How Kristen Wiig Got Mental Illness Right in 'Welcome to Me'

    "Welcome to Me" stars Kristen Wiig and Linda Cardellini and the film's director Shira Piven sat down with Indiewire this week at the Toronto International Film Festival's Industry Conference for our annual TIFF Talks series. Here are a few video highlights.

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    Bill Murray Backs Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Emma Stone & More As Female Ghostbusters

    One of the more controversial bits of movie news of 2014 so far was the announcement that, after years of false starts, more than one different script and the recent sad passing of Harold Ramis, Sony was restarting development on a new "Ghostbusters" movie, putting it in the hands of director Paul F...

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