Kristen Wiig became a star on Saturday Night Live
mainly by playing larger-than-life comedic figures that were often untethered from reality. With characters like the Target Lady, Gilly, and the disfigured Lawrence Welk singer Dooneese, Wiig specialized in being the wacky center of the sketch that everyone else responded to.
Surprisingly, she became a movie star with Bridesmaids, a film in which she was really the straight man, reacting to the wackiness around her while dealing with her own insecurities and fears. Her latest outing, Girl Most Likely, continues in the Bridesmaids vein, giving Wiig the chance to be the somewhat stable...