75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Driver and Renner deliver haunting performances in this story of crime and punishment.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Well, you can't fault the actors. That must mean it's the fault of the writer and director. Take is a monotonous slog through dirgeland, telling a story that seems strung out beyond all reason, with flashbacks upon flashbacks delaying interminably the underwhelming climax.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A woefully earnest indie about a crime and its aftermath.
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30

Los Angeles Times

In the end, Take is too enamored of its time-shifting gimmick and cheap suspense to ultimately have much impact.
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20

Village Voice

Take has the audacity to excuse its bad cinematic habits as figments of both Saul and Ana's imaginations.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Another preachy, overacted message film that owes its out-of-time structure to "21 Grams" and "Babel," except writer-director Charles Oliver uses the idea of restorative justice.
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10

The New York Times

By Nathan Lee
Subjective or not, the movie is a bore and an eyesore.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
A dreadfully misguided movie.
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22 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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