Well that’s what I thought going into this movie seeing the lead star and other promotion for this. Bullock is Gwen, a party animal who has a party boyfriend who spend all nights club hopping and fitting as many Manhattan Ice teas and pills in their gobs as they can. Boozing it up one night and waking up the next morning for her older sister’s wedding Gwen arrives only to ruin the after party by destroying the cake and driving off in the limo in her underwear … more
Party animal gets busted and slowly comes to the realization that she does have problems. She also learns that she isn't alone. The box and Bullocks presence gives you the impression that this is a comedy, but be warned, this isn't and the only humor keeps the movie from getting too dark.
Maybe you are thinking what I was thinking when I first heard about this movie. "Oh great, they are making a cute movie out of a horrible problem called addiction, and are going to sum up rehab in a darling, romanticized way." I refused to watch it for a long time because of this presumption. Relax, and give the film a try. Although cute in places and using some subtle but great humor, '28 Days' does not romanticize the problem of addiction. What it does manage to show, much … more