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Geoff Pevere: Take Shelter

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on December 16, 2011 by segarini

There’s much method – and Method – in the madness on display in Take Shelter, a movie I just caught up with and which easily qualifies as one of the best things I’ve seen this year. It’s a story of a man possessed.

His name is Curtis, and he’s a construction worker somewhere in Ohio. (It’s typical of the movie’s state of suspended anchorless-ness that we don’t know we’re in Ohio for a good half an hour, and it doesn’t matter.)

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