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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Reviews

April 9, 2004
A star vehicle with three flat tires and sugar in the gas tank.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
March 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 1, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: C-
February 25, 2004
Dear Diary: The truth is that there's nothing much to confess in the made-for-tweens comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
February 24, 2004
Smug, sanitized fantasy, in which the hysterical blonde attention-seeker, in a succession of sparkly outfits, is uprooted from New York to the boring suburbs and learns boring suburban values like telling the truth.
February 20, 2004
Read More | Original Score: D+
February 20, 2004
A movie that -- even by Disney's formulaic standards -- is about as cut and dried as the phone book.
February 20, 2004
The superficial sweetness masks something rotten.
February 20, 2004
Sugarman's muddled comedy serves only to drive home the cliché that the teenage female mind is a roiling mass of contradictions and petty concerns.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 20, 2004
A string of unrelated scenes about the high-school musical ... the band's final concert, some random moments in which some standard-issue popular girls are mean to Lola, and Lola's active fantasy life.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
February 20, 2004
Much of Confessions seems clueless and -- even worse for moviegoers of any age -- listless.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
February 20, 2004
The gimmicks and goofy daydream sequences mount up until the film collapses under their weight.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 20, 2004
It's a pubescent fantasia without soul or purpose beyond positioning star Lindsay Lohan as the successor to Hilary Duff's throne.
February 20, 2004
A shlocky, sloppy and crass adolescent comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
February 20, 2004
Sugarman directs this cheerful movie as if it were a bunch of memories pasted haphazardly into a scrapbook.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
February 20, 2004
Riddled with contradictions, preachiness, implausibilities, false starts and wrong turns, it tells a choppy, incoherent tale without an ounce of charm or wit.
Read More | Original Score: D+
February 20, 2004
For the most part the material is stubbornly inert, and the actors at times appear to be flailing.
February 20, 2004
I confess to a deep uncertainty about whether this can be rightly called a movie. A bunch of scenes, maybe.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 20, 2004
'Hate' is not a word I use loosely to describe my feelings about a movie, but I hated every second of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
February 20, 2004
Bubble-brained comedy for the Olsen Twins demographic.
February 19, 2004
Mixes The Brady Bunch, Britney, Saved by the Bell, Hilary Duff and anything else that Disney thinks kids are still watching today.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 19, 2004
Lindsay Lohan stars in this modest, mildly engaging film as a proudly bohemian resident of Greenwich Village who is transplanted to a prosperous suburb in New Jersey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 19, 2004
More of a concept than a story, the plot serves basically as an extended segue between music videos.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 19, 2004
At a time when crassness and dumbing down pervade popular entertainment, especially movies aimed at youthful audiences, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen dares to be smart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 19, 2004
Lohan is a firecracker on the screen. She has personality, presence and potential to grow into an accomplished actress.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 19, 2004
What a teenage girl really wants at the movies is what grown-ups want, and not to be talked down to like her kid sister.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 19, 2004
A reductive bit of female self-empowerment couched in risible ideas of validating yourself through others.