A photographer (Chris Messina) feels his commitment to his girlfriend (Rashida Jones) beginning to fade when he becomes obsessed with an enigmatic client (Meital Dohan).
" The conceit is a decent idea for a thriller, if not a terribly original one, but Shapiro loses the rhythm with a plodding story and a pat ending we can see coming a mile away. "
" The film's final plot twist is easy to spot well before it arrives, but that doesn't detract from its crafty, heartfelt, and surprisingly sound affirmation of getting hitched. "
" A painfully dull plunge into the suffocating self-absorption that seems to be killing modern romance: Ask not what your relationship can do for you, but what you can do for your relationship, kiddos! "
" Despite the ominous feel, this is a mystery about losing or gaining lives and unknown detours. "
" Monogamy is a tough little movie. And a good one. "
" There are certain filmmakers who should have their Cassavetes card revoked, and on the evidence of "Monogamy,'' Dana Adam Shapiro has joined their ranks. "
" With modest resources, some nice digital camerawork and an appealing cast -- the likable Ms. Jones draws you in easily -- Mr. Shapiro keeps you engaged even when his story falters. "
" I reached the outer limits of my endurance level after 25 minutes, but you may make it to an hour. "
" [An] irksome dither of an indie drama... "
" Shapiro puts his own stamp on voyeur cinema. "
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