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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+
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
28 Days possesses all the depth and insight of a made-for-TV movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Bullock brings a kind of ground-level vulnerability to 28 Days that doesn't make her into a victim but simply into one more suitable case for treatment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Robert Horton
Film.com
January 1, 2000
28 Days is a reminder of why Bullock became a movie star in the first place
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
January 1, 2000
Slight, frothy and quasi-meaningful -- a 'lite' movie if ever there was one.
Full Review | Original Score: C

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Sure, alcoholism and comedy are as hard to mix correctly as a dry martini, but director Thomas can't seem to overcome this script, which could have used some rehab itself.
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment
January 1, 2000
Not entirely original, but Bullock is charming and the supporting ensemble cast is solid in this rehab drama.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Bullock gives it her all; she's bristling and alive on screen in a way that she hasn't been since Speed.
Full Review | Original Score: B
J. Rentilly
TNT's Rough Cut
January 1, 2000
The saddest part about 28 Days is it's more fun when it's drunk.
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
It's self-revealing, self-serving and just plain sitcom-like.
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
The film certainly comes off as mostly effortless to watch, but ultimately doesn't turn into anything stirring, emotionally involving or special.
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com
January 1, 2000
Bullock downplays her trademark mannerisms and allows her character to take precedence.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Dennis Lim
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Thomas's fleet-footed approach suggests the anxious embarrassment of a director in an awful hurry to get it over with.
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film lacks emotional resonance.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
J. Robert Parks
Phantom Tollbooth
January 1, 2000
Mostly, though, this is a cookie-cutter drama.
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