Only in the movies or in novels by Sophie Kinsella, on which this comedy is based could someone with spending-control issues land a job with a financial magazine.
That role falls to the engaging Isla Fisher ("Wedding Crashers"), whose bubbly, zany quality works well as she attracts her new boss (Hugh Dancy).
Boasting costumes by "Sex and the City" designer Patricia Field, director P.J. Hogan's ("My Best Friend's Wedding") confection also features John Goodman, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Lithgow, Joan Cusack, Leslie Bibb and Wendie Malick. *** (PG: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray)Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times