28 Days

28DaysBBB

(out of 5)


 is great in this enjoyable but odd comedy about a young woman who is sentenced to twenty-eight days in a rehab center after destroying her sister’s wedding (and public property) while under the influence. Her stay at the clinic teaches her a few things about herself she never knew, and thanks to Bullock’s believable likability (which has gotten so much sharper over the years), it’s always interesting to learn along with her. Supporting cast is fantastic, most especially  as Bullock’s brokenhearted, estranged sister and  as the hunky professional baseball player who checks himself into the clinic for his alcohol addiction. Betty Thomas’ being the director of this story is probably what keeps it falling into lowbrow cliches, but the script by Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, Ever After) holds up despite the odds.


,

USA, 2000

Directed by

Screenplay by 

Cinematography by 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by


28Days

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s