30 Beats Synopsis
A heat wave in Manhattan is the catalyst for a series of sexual encounters.
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Time Out New York

There's an interesting idea about the way people assume wildly disparate personalities to please different sexual partners, but the flaccid...
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
The jazz-scored picture relies heavily on quirkiness to round out shaky characterizations and inject interest into otherwise forgettable...
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38

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Where the original play "La Ronde" was a social satire about the transmission of venereal disease, 30 Beats is a sickly stepchild.
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38

New York Post

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There's an argument to be made that sex scenes, done to death, are best left to the imagination - but only if they're replaced by something...
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30

Los Angeles Times

The only payoff to Lloyd's structure is that the young actress Condola Rashad, a recent Tony nominee, is allowed to appear in both the...
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25

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Director Lloyd leaves it all to the imagination, but in a movie this slow and indecisive, the imagination is no longer enough when we've...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
While it lends itself to some interesting insight on the politics of non-exclusive, fuck-buddy dynamics, its characters are ultimately too...
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Clearly aiming for high artistic ground, the film doesn't even satisfy on an arousal level, with the discreet nudity and endless yakking...
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20

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
It means to be an interconnected story, in which one coupling leads to another in increasingly ridiculous fashion, until you're not only no...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Everything that goes around comes around, but the roundelay in 30 Beats comes off, well, a little square.
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huge disappointment

By vanillasunshine
Amateur, boring, worse than a made-for-tv movie....

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Rated R | For Language, Sexual Content and Nudity