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Take Shelter (2011) Movie Reviews

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09/27/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Take Shelter review

"It ain't always so easy." - Curtis (Michael Shannon). One of the most realistic pre-apocalyptic film (next to maybe The Road). This flick reminded me of a Donnie Darko without the humor and special effects. Curtis keeps seeing things awake and even during dreams. He lives with a supporting and understanding wife Samantha (Jessica Chastain) and their deaf daughter Hannah (Tova Stewart). Without the extraordinary acting of Michael Shannon, this would have not been possible. It composes of minute horror elements, post apocalyptic family drama and thought provoking screenplay. Direction was just sensational, screenplay effective, splendid cinematography and pace keeps you glued from start until the very big reveal. Surprising how the major awards bodies miss a hidden gem such as this...

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09/21/2012 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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Take Shelter is a great movie. Writer/director Jeff Nichols magnificantly combines elements of horror, emotion, and family drama that makes for a compelling watch. Michael Shannon's brave performance carries the movie, and what he brings to his character feels dark and realistic. He does a magnificent job, and he truly should have been nominated for an Academy Award for best actor last year. The dream sequences and hallucinations are very intense and appropriately frightening, the cinematography is breath-taking, the characters are exceptionally developed and believable, the score is darkly fantastic, and the production is top-notch. The film gets a little bit slow in the middle section, but it builds to an unbelievable finale. This is the best film of 2011. Hands down.

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