Hotel (2003)

Following up on his innovative work Timecode, which featured four stories being told in real time simultaneously, Mike Figgis returns to a modified form of his technique in this film about the tourists, the prostitutes, the tour guides, a… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: July 25, 2003
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Wears out its welcome pretty fast.

Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

Pretensions permeate Hotel, which, as a movie about movies, is the cinematic equivalent of a humor column in The Hollywood Reporter.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Its convoluted, highly allegorical story line will put off many. However, it is certainly a fresh and original take on digital cinema, and, for no other reason, it may be appreciated as a film stretching the very form of filmmaking.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Pretentious avant-garde comedy.

Bob Campbell
Newark Star-Ledger

It's a love-it-or- hate-it proposition.

Scott Weinberg

A crystal-clear example of what happens when actors and filmmakers congregate with too much time on their hands.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A movie that works in no conventional sense, and succeeds in several unconventional ones.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

If you came across Hotel playing on monitors in a museum of contemporary art it would grab your attention for a while, but as a movie, it's too pretentious, too confusing and just too much.

Christopher Null

Are you trying to tell me that Salma Hayek actually understood this script and I did not?

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[font=Century Gothic]With "Hotel", director Mike Figgis cuts down on some of the same techniques he used in his previous experimental film, "Time… More