28 Hotel Rooms
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Unfolding as a collage of moments-some sexy, some innocent, some profound, some silly-28 HOTEL ROOMS is an intimate portrait of an affair in which two people wrestle with the intoxication of sex and the confusion of loving more than one person.(c) Oscilloscope
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© Oscilloscope Pictures

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

""28 Hotel Rooms" slowly expires for lack of air."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"In eliminating all the filler, it ends up feeling like nothing but."
‑ Michael Nordine, Village Voice
"... one of the movie's points is that when you are cocooned with your lover, intoxicated and infatuated, you don't care much about the rest of the world"
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Not sexy, profound or memorable despite heartfelt performances by Chris Messina and Marin Ireland. It's ultimately an exhausting and frustrating affair."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
"A chamber piece rooted in semi-improvisation."
‑ Tom Keogh, Seattle Times
"Dismaying affectations aside-the characters go needlessly unnamed-the movie articulates the enduring allure of a love defined, and heightened, by restrictions."
‑ Eric Hynes, Time Out New York
"The movie's conceit grows a bit stale even with a short running time, and ultimately the whole thing feels more like an acting workshop than a full-fledged human story."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
"We're supposed to take their self-pity at face value, an impression that's emphasized by a grinding monotonous humorlessness."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"While Messina and Ireland are fine company, writer-director Matt Ross' conceit tires you out."
‑ Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News
"The intimate romantic drama "28 Hotel Rooms" should prove a fine calling card for its first-time writer-director, Matt Ross."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"It's an intriguing and well-acted, if gimmicky and repetitive, cinematic experiment that nevertheless feels emotionally detached."
‑ Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue.com
"A smart, incisive examination of how every love affair eventually comes with strings attached."
‑ Tim Grierson, Screen International
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