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Watch Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig Discuss Their ‘Secret Life’ at NYFF

Watch Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig Discuss Their 'Secret Life' at NYFF

Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” debuted at the New York Film Festival this weekend to a very divided critical response, with some calling it an instant Oscar contender and others thinking it belongs more in the Razzie realm (here’s where our critic landed).

Starring Stiller in the title role, the film follows his isolated Life Magazine staffer who spends his days developing negatives for the publication’s photographer. When the magazine folds into an online-only publication, Mitty has to the track down the cover photo for the magazine’s last issue, leading him on a journey that he in large part hopes will impress his crush and fellow Life staffer Cheryl (Kristen Wiig).

Whatever you think of the film (which isn’t out until Christmas for those who missed the back-to-back NYFF screenings on Saturday), Stiller and Wiig are always a fun time to watch, and the two sat down for a press conference after the film’s debut, which you can watch in its entirety here:

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