• Released
  • February 13, 2009
  • PG , 1 hr 52 min
  • Drama
  • 892 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A columnist's shopping addiction gets in the way of her career and love life.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Breathless and petite yet powerfully in-your-face, Fisher combines dizzy femininity and no-nonsense verve in the manner of a classic...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This movie has no light to shed on the matter. It is its own contradiction: a film about confessions in which nothing much is confessed.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It glories in its silliness, and the actors are permitted the sort of goofy acting that distinguished screwball comedy. We get double...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Confessions is no more than a painless time-waster. But the beguiling Fisher is well worth the investment.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The film's recycled nature is most evident in director P.J. Hogan's attempt to marry the farcical hijinks of an "I Love Lucy" episode to an...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are some mildly amusing turns from costars like Kristin Scott Thomas, playing an icy editor, and Robert Stanton, as her frustrated...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The production renders totally irrelevant all hopes for a well-made movie. It's one of those ragged, pandemonious studio comedies that...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The end product is surprisingly charmless -- a shrill "Devil Wears Prada"/"Bridget Jones"/"Sex and the City" knockoff that keeps...
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San Francisco Chronicle

It's a shame that "Confessions" doesn't aim higher because there is a great film to be made about the consumer bait-and-switch that has led...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Not only is it an unfunny movie shrilly told, it probably is the most ill-timed and appallingly insulting movie in recent memory.
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Rated PG | For some mild language and thematic elements
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