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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 20
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's hard to know whether Sebastian Gutierrez is imitating or satirizing the hard-boiled noirs of Hollywood's past, but either way it feels like a botched attempt. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Not quite able to make up its mind whether it's a parody or homage, this tired exercise wastes both its gorgeous visuals and a first-rate cast. show more

  • 50
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    The film's weakest link is Rufus Sewell's rumpled gumshoe, inarticulate and mumbling to the point of madness. show more

  • 40
    David Fear Time Out New York

    You never lose the nagging sense that you're simply watching a high-school drama club's production of '40s fatalism chic. show more

  • 75
    Drew Taylor The Playlist

    Whether or not you've steeped in film noir lore, Hotel Noir still plays like an enjoyable little thriller. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    Gutierrez bathes in moodiness while remaining unconcerned with anything so pedestrian as dramatic cohesion. show more

  • 40
    The New York Times

    To succeed as more than a study in artifice, a film - especially one steeped in fatalism - needs to feel real. show more

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