What works for Christopher Guest's dedicated comedy troupe (and it doesn't always work) isn't so easy to imitate, especially with actors lacking in basic improv skills.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
There's some genuine heart here, particularly in Sam and Matt's subplot.
A deliciously mean and fluffy little mockumentary.
| Original Score: 4/5
As is typical of many weddings, the planning drags, and so does the movie.
| Original Score: 2/4
With barely a laugh to be found, Confetti takes the 'mock' right out of the mockumentary.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
A British import that proves how dangerous improvisation can be when not handled with proper care.
Cute and exasperating and, in the end, not nearly lunatic enough; it's a Christopher Guest movie without the fangs.
Overall, Confetti is agreeable and appropriately daft, though occasionally tepid and contrived.
Confetti fires off the occasional good line, but it mostly just beats its jokes to within an inch of their very short lives.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
The climactic scenes possess an irresistible charm, as each wedding turns out to be just perfect.
There's an affectionate tone to Confetti that makes it a serviceable time-waster.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
The savvy British actors sweating for our amusement in Debbie Isitt's comedy, a fairly funny mockumentary-style lark about a magazine-sponsored wedding competition, fare better than their self-generated material.
Confetti has an innate sweetness -- especially when it comes to Archibald and Gregory, the most endearing of all the twosomes.
| Original Score: B-
The problem with this pretend documentary about engaged couples competing for most over-the-top nuptials is that it comes perilously close to what's on reality TV.
Films, like weddings, need a certain amount of organization and a great deal of teamwork. This one seems like a dozen solo projects.
A strained, ultra-predictable and headache-inducing mockumentary.
| Original Score: 1/4
Like the average best-man toast, Debbie Isitt's amiable mockumentary has many funny moments, a few touching ones and some that fall just slightly flat.
Comic timing, themes of tolerance and commitment and the marriage of farce and empathy lift the film above the mockumentary pack.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
The movie manages to slag off beautifully on the honchos of reality television without patronizing either the form or the fame-and-fortune-hungry multitudes who queue up for their 15 minutes.
This verite-style confection wears away at your resistance by way of an enthusiastic, ad-libbing cast of United Kingdom cutups.
| Original Score: 3/4
Anyone who has cringed while watching the home movies of newlyweds bumbling through their own corny, personalized nuptials will appreciate the comic potential of the British mock documentary Confetti.
| Original Score: 2/5
Must viewing for the Bridezillas set, this winning pageant of gaudy bad taste is the work of some of the U.K.'s most popular comedy performers.
| Original Score: B
Confetti is an excellent study of what happens when someone botches Christopher Guest's mockumentary format.
...Offers plenty of sharp-eyed character humour and, crucially, develops each of its couples as credible relationships.
An agreeable Britcom about three couples competing in a magazine-sponsored contest for the Most Original Wedding of the Year.
Gloss and stupid, the film was made without a script, which is a good idea almost never.