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28 Days Reviews

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Ellen MacKay
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Strong rehab story for mature high schoolers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
28 Days contains Sandra Bullock's best performance...it's just too bad the film itself isn't up there with her.
| Original Score: 2/4
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
August 30, 2002
An off-kilter collection of shallowly observational postcards from the edge... [that's] more a laundry list of emotional checkpoints than a sustained, compelling narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 15, 2002
An underrated actress, Bullock capably fulfills the demands of her role as a pill-popping drunk. But the story never allows Bullock to escape the comfort zone of a romantic comedy.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 13, 2002
An out-of-control young woman who is in denial is forced to finally confront her multiple addictions.
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Plays it pretty safe for the most part, but it does give you a hint of what goes on in the real world.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Brad Haynes
Orlando Weekly
January 1, 2000
28 Days starts out on the wrong foot by attempting to milk far too many laughs from Gwen's sloppy-drunk behavior.
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David Ansen
January 1, 2000
This is a movie afraid of its own shadows.
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 1, 2000
Its effort to be both a rollicking farce and a dark drama of alcoholism doom it to a certain failure from the get-go.
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 1, 2000
The result is a hard-knocks movie whose edges are smoothed away to please an addiction to happy endings.
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
28 Days is too glib too often to make much of an impression any way you look at it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It's not bad, but it's not very good, either.
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
28 Days tries hard to be funny. Occasionally it is. But mostly it seems forced, pat and didactic.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
January 1, 2000
None of the characters are particularly engaging, not even Bullock.
| Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Un mensaje que por momentos quiere ser profundo y reflexivo pero que, desafortunadamente, se queda en el intento
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert Payne
January 1, 2000
Betty Thomas' amiable little rehab romantic dramedy 28 Days may aspire to be more, but it's clearly another member of this disingenuous movie family.
| Original Score: 2/4
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
With a script by Susannah Grant written as if in bumper stickers, fortune cookies and Oprah transcripts, 28 Days is the kitchen-sink rehab flick.
Dave Kehr
January 1, 2000
We are a long way here from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Randall King
Winnipeg Sun
January 1, 2000
Bullock also covers herself with gratuitous comedy and predictable drama to prevent audiences from seeing the naked truth of addiction.
Todd Anthony
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
January 1, 2000
On balance, it's as bland and predictable as a domestic draft beer.
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