88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
As memorable as it is insightful, Take This Waltz is one of the best films of the year.
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88

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Known for comedy, Rogen and Silverman are the film's most delightful surprises, and their performances shine.
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80

Movieline

Take This Waltz is an unusually kind film about infidelity -- not because it sidesteps or shortchanges heartbreak, but because it doesn't let any one of its characters bear the full burden of blame.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Michelle Williams is a beautiful moper.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Suffice it to say, the issues here are bigger than one woman's story.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By never standing back from Margot, the movie courts vagueness as well.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The new movie's a visual achievement and a narrative muddle: A color-drenched story of lust, love, and infidelity, it suffers from a vagueness that may be the point but that feels accidental.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Williams is hampered by her character's limitations. What results is a mannered tale of an immature, empty vessel.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Is there another actor working today whose face registers the extraordinary range of emotions Michelle Williams can display? Even in a film as false as Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz, her swiftly shifting expressions feel unerringly true.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

This sophomore feature is a stumble backwards in terms of maturity.
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68 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.