Confessions of a Shopaholic 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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63

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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63

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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50

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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50

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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40

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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30

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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30

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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25

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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25

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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A so-so bargain basement production. Might as well go shop elsewhere. GRADE: C-average

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Recently I attended the advance press preview of this 1hr 52mins movie-adaptation of the series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. I have not read the novels - but I went into the press preview with...

Give me a BREAK!

By ellen1991
I have read every one of the shopaholic books and lets just say that if you have read the books and than see the movie you will be so affended and the movie will most likely make you puke! I love the...

is there anything lower than zero hats?

By shutabug76
this movie is just a waste of time. i heard jan wahl's (a movie reviewer in the san francisco area) review of this movie and i have to say she was spot on. she (and i )gave it zero out of 4 hats...

AWESOME!

By Ashie8484
For anyone who loves the book serious this movie was great. Becky was exactly how I pictured her - the movie was fun and full of color! The outfits were fabulous! Perfect start for a girls night out!...

Confessions of a Shopaholic

By paigiepoo27
This movie was great. If you read the book it is a must watch movie. If you havent read any of the books definetly read at least one before going to see the movie!!!...

I am So Excited

By OriginalAliceCullen
Me and my younger friends the only way we can bond is if we go and see movies so when I saw this one i felt like i MUST GO!!!Tell you more l8er =] ?...

Snooze-aholic...

By mahmamasaid
This movie looks absolutely terrible....

Bah

By trburns1
Bah...

Confessions of a Shopaholic

By cglasheen
Cute date movie-- silly, but touching ending. Great cast. Was a cumulation of several of the "Shopaholic" books. Worth a view!!...

Confessions Of A Shopaholic

By sharkiefan
This is such a fun movie for girls of all ages. It has everything we love: shopping, a prince charming and a happy ending. How could you go wrong?? Grab all your BFFs and go see this movie. You won't...

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Rated PG | For some mild language and thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Labels and products galore in frothy book-based romcom.
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