Starring the delightful Isla Fisher, Confessions of a
Shopaholic is a predictable romantic comedy from director P.J.
Hogan that although doesn't push the boundaries is still an
The story revolves around Rebecca Bloomwood (Fisher) who spends
first (ala Credit Card) and considers the consequences after and
unfortunately for Rebecca, she is in a considerable amount of debt.
To compound the situation, her current job is a dead-end and she has
dreams of working in the fashion industry as a writer.
Fate decides to throw Rebecca a chance at getting her foot in the
door by working for a money magazine and she ends up writing the
magazine's most popular column, The Girl in the Green Scarf.
Falling for her boss, Rebecca is chased by a debt collector as she
attempts to thwart him, until it eventually all falls apart and she
unwittingly hurts her best friend.
Of course, all things fall into place which sadly makes this a tad
predictable at times, however the film has some great performances
from Fisher as the quirky and cute Rebecca, including Hugh Dancy
(her boss), John Goodman (her dad) and a variety of other
interesting and fun performances. The comedy nicely holds together
the drama segments of Confessions of a Shopaholic that makes
a fun movie for a Saturday night.
blu-ray, the video quality is quite impressive with sharp images,
realistic skin tones and great colours. Matched with a very
impressive sound track that makes full use of the surround sound,
Confessions of a Shopaholic is a true movie experience. Lastly,
the Blu-ray version features some lighthearted special features from
some great bloopers, music videos and behind the scenes.
interesting premise that falls for the same Hollywood formula of
Behind the Fashion
Bloopers of a Shopaholic