‘Confess, Fletch’ lets Jon Hamm show off his lighter side without Chase-ing the past

‘Confess, Fletch’ lets Jon Hamm show off his lighter side without Chase-ing the past

Published September 17, 2022
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Review by Brian Lowry, CNN

Updated 9:41 AM ET, Fri September 16, 2022

(CNN)Jon Hamm hasn’t found many roles to rival his breakthrough “Mad Men” part, and “Confess, Fletch” certainly doesn’t either. Yet this refreshed version of the smart-alecky character Chevy Chase played in the 1980s has a certain breezy charm, not worthy of rushing to a theater but hardly a waste of one’s digital-viewing time.