Welcome to the Dollhouse Reviews

February 27, 2018
The beauty of Welcome to the Dollhouse is its pokerfaced objectivity, which neither condescends to its pubescent victim nor romantically inflates her plight.
September 7, 2011
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.
June 12, 2003
Searing story of adolescent anguish, almost unbearably painful.
June 18, 2002
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
At 87 minutes, Dollhouse is a near-perfect morsel. If nothing else, it informs older folk that school principals still threaten to record bad behavior in one's 'personal record' -- only now, computers facilitate the process.
January 1, 2000
Welcome to the Dollhouse remembers with brutal and unforgiving accuracy the hell of junior high school... it's a shock, watching this film, to remember how cruel kids can be to one another, and how deeply the wounds cut.
January 1, 2000
September 10, 1995