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—— And So It Goes Jul 25
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The Take Reviews

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

A paean to the resiliency of the human spirit.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007

Time Out
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Neither slick nor sophisticated, but inspiring nonetheless.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006

Empire Magazine

Politically powerful, but filmically flawed.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 1, 2006
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Urban Cinefile

Anyone sympathetic with the political viewpoint presented here will find much to admire in the energy and optimism of both the filmmakers and their subjects

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

August 30, 2005
Matthew Leyland
BBC.com

Rousing as it is, you can't help feeling at times that the filmmakers have reduced a complex situation to a black and white.

Full Review Source: BBC.com

May 21, 2005
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

An extraordinarily stirring film that should resonate even with the fairly internationally isolated American audience.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 17, 2005
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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The Take plays out like a Frank Capra movie with the 'little people' taking on corrupt and indifferent officials. In the process the film strikes a strong blow for the dignity of labor and introduces an array of brave individuals.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

April 14, 2005
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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This film puts a pained human face on the cost of the corporate status quo.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

April 14, 2005
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Sua parcialidade ˇbvia compromete um pouco a credibilidade, mas, no geral, o filme traša um painel revoltante sobre os efeitos nocivos da polÝtica econ˘mica imposta pelo FMI.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 11, 2005
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Makes one wish Argentina finds a way out of its habitual vulnerability to petty tyrants whose principal vision seems to be self empowerment through corrupt favoritism.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 3/5

April 11, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A deeply flawed work about a worthy subject.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 17, 2005
Marc Mohan
Oregonian

A well-made, informative look at events during and after the 2001 collapse of the Argentine economy.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

March 11, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A success story? Yes, according to the Movement of Recovered Companies. No, according to the owners and the courts.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

February 18, 2005
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle
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A balance of fact and fury.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

February 18, 2005
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein's film is antiglobalist advocacy journalism of the most muddled and romanticized stripe, almost dangerously naive in its simplistic presentation of complex political events.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

February 4, 2005
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The reason to watch the documentary The Take is buried in an ominous comment from an out-of-work laborer: 'We are where the rest of the world is going.'

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 20, 2005
Oz
eFilmCritic.com

When the money runs out, the story had better have ended...

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

December 13, 2004
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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Mr. Lewis and Ms. Klein found themselves a subject and a setting rife with drama, and they showed a reporter's dogged verve in entering the thick of the action.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

December 9, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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It's not the most original documentary ever filmed, shot in routine style. But it's the content that counts. We see very real people in crisis.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 3, 2004
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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It never smirks or condescends as does, say, a Michael Moore; it never seems smug and superior, only committed and compassionate.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 3, 2004
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