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Take Shelter

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Movie overall 8
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Audio 9
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TAKE SHELTER - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
7 March 2014
  • Summary: Take Shelter" is a deeply moving psychological drama with two powerhouse performances from Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain.
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Overall 9
9.0

Take Shelter

dvdizzy.com
27 February 2012
  • Conclusion: As its limited release made clear, Take Shelter will not be to everyone's tastes, but I suspect anyone interested enough in cinema to read this review this far will get something out of it. For me, this ranks among 2011's best and most fascinating films, a drama that would be worthy to compete against the other Best Picture nominees (and even bests Chastain's two).
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Shelter

High-Def Digest
10 February 2012
  • Conclusion: Receiving such a limited release, it's understandable if you weren't able to see 'Take Shelter' in theaters. Now that it's on Blu-ray, you have no excuse for missing it. 'Take Shelter' is one of the very best films of 2011. The performances by both Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain made it onto my nominations ballot. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Chastain deserves her Oscar nomination for 'Take Shelter' over ' The Help .
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Shelter Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
2 February 2012
  • Summary: That guy's doing something right. Take Shelter may strike its viewers as a rather dark take on Field of Dreams , a movie featuring a man plowing under his cornfield -- much to his wife's initial disapproval -- and constructing a baseball field in response to voices telling him to do so.
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Shelter Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
23 October 2011
  • Summary: A man is either going insane, can see the future, or both. Michael Shannon is the man and Jeff Nichols directs. The result proves again why Shannon is one of the best, and director Nichols is every bit as magnificent.
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Overall 8
8.2

Take Shelter

AV Club
29 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Writer-director Jeff Nichols re-teams with his Shotgun Stories star Michael Shannon for his second feature, Take Shelter , which has a similar setting, but a different mood. Nichols is still concerned with family legacies, and the ways people in smaller communities relate to each other, but Take Shelter is slower and smoother, deliberately developing a mood of creeping dread.
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Shelter

Empire Online
18 August 2012
  • Conclusion: Terrific. Michael Shannon delivers a fractured everyman who'll stay with you long after the final frame.
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Overall 6
6.0

Take Shelter

totalfilm.com
9 March 2012
  • Summary: Michael Shannon keeps digging himself a bigger hole.
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Shelter

thecultcorner.com
4 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Staat de wereld aan de vooravond van een apocalyptische ramp of niet? In TAKE SHELTER zijn realiteit en hallucinatie moeilijk uit elkaar te halen.
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Overall 8
7.5

Take Shelter

moviemachine.nl
4 January 2014
  • Summary: Achtervolgd door apocalyptische visioenen, wordt een jonge vader voor de keus gesteld om zijn familie te beschermen voor een storm of voor zichzelf...
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