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Welcome to the Dollhouse Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 29, 2016
Welcome to the Dollhouse marks a substantial (and obvious) improvement over filmmaker Todd Solondz's underwhelming debut, Fear Anxiety and Depression...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Hollis Griffin
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
A dark look at adolescence; not for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 9, 2008
quirky and great
| Original Score: 5/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 23, 2007
At its best it's like the funniest yet bleakest comic book Dan Clowes never drew.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Emanuel Levy
Variety
December 20, 2006
One of the highlights of the 1995 Toronto Festival, Solondz's second film is a stark, often funny, always poignant comedy about suburban mores, centering on a misfit Jewish girl tormented by her family and classmates.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
December 12, 2005
Todd Solondz's only good movie.
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
September 27, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
April 6, 2005
hilariously provocative and almost too real
| Original Score: 4/5
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net
March 14, 2005
Still Solondz's one and only great film!
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
August 26, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
August 16, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com
July 9, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
May 21, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
December 29, 2003
Blisteringly honest and side-splittingly funny. Solondz's most accomplished film.
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
October 11, 2003
A sharp, provocative character study and a damning regional portrait, far superior in both respects to Solondz's Happiness.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
June 12, 2003
Searing story of adolescent anguish, almost unbearably painful.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Washington Post
January 1, 2000

Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Barry Walters
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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