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Take Reviews

November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 13, 2008
The talky redemption element, however, ultimately feels artificially tacked on.
August 13, 2008
Stylistically as well as thematically complex.
August 13, 2008
Oliver's film manages to grapple with some knotty questions about justice, even if it is not nearly as bold or ironic as Lee Chang-dong's "Secret Sunshine"
July 25, 2008
Take is too enamored of its time-shifting gimmick and cheap suspense to ultimately have much impact.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 24, 2008
This melodrama about capital punishment has no shades of gray, only beige.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 23, 2008
Obscured by ugly, dark photography, a jumbled script, mumbled performances, and clueless direction that make it impossible to see or hear a lot of what's going on even if you cared, the result is a film of monumental incompetence.
July 18, 2008
Dramatically, however, Take consistently works, and, with such a story, that's an amazing thing.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 18, 2008
A woefully earnest indie about a crime and its aftermath.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 18, 2008
It's like a full-length public service announcement.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 18, 2008
If there is anything the cinema needed less than another angst-ridden, cross-cutting tragedy about crime, fate, memory and redemption, it's the kind shot in an ugly monochromatic palette like Take.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 16, 2008
Oliver wants to defend restorative justice, but his interest in this form of victim-offender mediation registers only as an afterthought.