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Take Shelter Review

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4.0

Dave White Profile

Disturbia Read full review

4.0

Grae Drake Profile

Took me by storm. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    85

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The film concludes not with a "surprise ending" but with a series of shots that brilliantly summarize all that has gone before. This is masterful filmmaking.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A dazzling piece of filmmaking, and much of the dazzle - as well as the anguished darkness - comes from Adam Stone's cinematography, which expresses the swirling state of Curtis's mind with richly varied flavors of light.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A riveting genre blend of thriller, domestic drama and supernatural horror propelled by a brilliant lead performance.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Writer-director Jeff Nichols builds his elegantly shot, weather-sensitive horror story in waves of tension that crest as if pulled by tempests.

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