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WONDER WOMAN 1984 (2020)
Starring Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Gabriella Wilde, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel and Oakley Bull. Directed by Patty Jenkins.

REVIEWS Wonder Woman 1984 - A new era of wonder... occasionally

WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE (2020)
Starring Cate Blanchett, Emma Nelson, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Laurence Fishburne, Troian Bellisario, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, James Urbaniak and Claudia Doumit. Directed by Richard Linklater.

Bernadette Fox is a Seattle woman who had it all – a loving husband and a brilliant daughter. When she unexpectedly disappears, her family sets off on an exciting adventure to solve the mystery of where she might have gone.

REVIEWS Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Cate Blanchett mystery isn't entirely what's on the label

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD (2019)
Starring Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.j. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Cate Blanchett and Djimon Hounsou. Directed by Dean Deblois.

What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic trilogy spanning their lives. In this next chapter, Hiccup and Toothless will finally discover their true destinies: the village chief as ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, and the dragon as leader of his own kind. As both ascend, the darkest threat they’ve yet faced - as well as the appearance of a female Night Fury - will test the bonds of their relationship like never before.

REVIEWS How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World - Fly into a fantastic franchise finale

DOWNSIZING (2017)
Starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Sudeikis, Alec Baldwin, Margo Martindale, Laura Dern, Bruce Willis and Joaquim De Almeida. Directed by Alexander Payne.

'Downsizing' imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realise how much further money goes in a miniaturised world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community - a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.

REVIEWS Downsizing - Honey, I shrunk my ability to be a decent human being

MOTHER! (2017)
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Kristen Wiig, Cristina Rosato, Patricia Summersett, Jovan Adepo and Brian Gleeson. Directed by Darren Aronofsky.

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
DESPICABLE ME 3 (2017)
Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Russell Brand, Jenny Slate, Steve Coogan, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Andy Nyman and Nev Scharrel. Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda.
MASTERMINDS (2016)
Starring Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Zach Galifinakis. Directed by Jared Hess.

A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organises one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
SAUSAGE PARTY (2016)
Starring Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, Paul Rudd and Salma Hayek. Directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon.

One sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

REVIEWS Salma Hayek - Turning 50 only enhances the allure of Salma Hayek
Sausage Party - Uninvite me

GHOSTBUSTERS 3D (2016)
Starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance and Michael Kenneth Williams. Directed by Paul Feig.

REVIEWS Ghostbusters - Girlpower of the supernatural kind

ZOOLANDER 2 (2016)
Starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Olivia Munn, Christine Taylor, Kristen Wiig and Penélope Cruz. Directed by Ben Stiller.

REVIEWS Zoolander 2 - Come for the nostalgia, stay for the cameos

THE MARTIAN 3D (2015)
Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover. Directed by Ridley Scott.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, Watney must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.

REVIEWS The Martian: Extended Edition - A comprehensive release of Ridley Scott's sci-fi marvel
The Martian - I will survive!

THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL (2015)
Starring Ben Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Christopher Meloni and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Marielle Heller.

The coming-of-age adventures of Minnie Goetze, a San Francisco teenager growing up in the counterculture haze of the 1970s. Lonely and artistic, Minnie chronicles her trials through expressive drawings and painfully honest missives confided to a tape recorder. One fateful evening alone with her mother's boyfriend, Minnie is confronted with her burgeoning sexuality for the first time, and suddenly this precocious teen is in way over her head.

REVIEWS The Diary Of A Teenage Girl - Wild thing

THE SKELETON TWINS (2014)
Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Ty Burrell, Luke Wilson and Joanna Gleeson. Directed by Craig Johnson.

After ten years of estrangement, twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront how their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them both, they realise that the key to fixing their lives just may lie in fixing their relationship with each other.

REVIEWS The Skeleton Twins - All in this together

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (2014)
Starring Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.j. Miller, Kristen Wiig and Djimon Hounsou. Directed by Dean Deblois.

The heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless must protect the peace – and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago.

REVIEWS How To Train Your Dragon 2 - Fly again
Dreamworks Animation Exhibition

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (2013)
Starring Ben Stiller - Walter Mitty, Kristen Wiig, Shirley Maclaine, Adam Scott and Kathryn Hahn. Directed by Ben Stiller.

In his secret life, Walter Mitty dreams big... really, really big. There’s no challenge beyond his grasp, be it climbing a massive glacier or rescuing a senior citizen from an exploding building. When he’s not daydreaming, the not-so-secret life of Walter Mitty is the opposite of his heroic alter-ego’s; he’s just an everyday guy facing imminent career downsizing, who’s too timid to ask out his pretty co-worker. But when Walter faces his ultimate real-world test, he springs into action on a global adventure exceeding anything even he could have dreamed of.

REVIEWS The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty - Escape
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty - Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig at the Australian remiere

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (2013)
Starring Will Ferrell - Ron Burgundy, Steve Carell - Brick Tamland, Paul Rudd - Brian Fantana, David Koechner - Champ Kind, Christina Applegate, Harrison Ford, James Marsden and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Adam McKay.

REVIEWS Anchorman 2 - Old Ron, old tricks
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

FRIENDS WITH KIDS (2012)
Starring Adam Scott, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Kristen Wiig, Megan Fox, Lee Bryant, Kelly Bishop and Cotter Smith. Directed by Jennifer Westfeldt.

REVIEWS Friends With Kids - Acerbic with laughs & great cast

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (2010)
Starring Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T. J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant and Robin Atkin Downes. Directed by Chris Sanders and Dean Deblois.

REVIEWS How to Train Your Dragon - An animation that reached new heights

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS
Starring Kristen Wiig, Michiel Huisman, Maggie Smith, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Toby Jones, Rune Temte, Zoe Colletti and Indica Watson. Directed by Gil Kenan.

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…
BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR
Starring Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Damon Wayans Jr, Kwame Patterson, Reyn Doi, Michael Hitchcock, Vanessa Bayer and Fortune Feimster. Directed by Josh Greenbaum.
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BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR
Starring Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Damon Wayans Jr, Kwame Patterson, Reyn Doi, Michael Hitchcock, Vanessa Bayer and Fortune Feimster. Directed by Josh Greenbaum.
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BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR
Starring Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Damon Wayans Jr, Kwame Patterson, Reyn Doi, Michael Hitchcock, Vanessa Bayer and Fortune Feimster. Directed by Josh Greenbaum.
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